The Running Bug Tue, May 31 2011 Likes0 1 Comment Facebook0 Twitter0 Great North Run 2014 - Charities with Places Charity places available for the 2014 Great North Run. The 2014 BUPA Great North Run takes place in Gateshead/Newcastle on Sunday 7th September. 52,000 runners will take to the streets of Newcastle, run across the iconic bridge on the Tyne and then onto the finish in South Shields. The Great North Run is the world's largest half marathon and has a unique atmosphere to match. The GNR should really be on every runners' "must do" list! Running for a charity is extremely rewarding and as well as a lot of fun it will also certainly help you to remain focused and motivated! Here's a list of those charities which have places for the 2014 Great North Run: Great Ormond Street Hospital Sign up now for your place in the 2014 Great North Run and be a part of something amazing. With your help we provide hope to very ill children and their families. Apply now Epilepsy Society Join Epilepsy Society’s fantastic team of runners and take part in the Great North Run for us in 2012. We will be with you every step of the way, with a full fundraising pack, training plans and a t-shirt to wear on the day. We are a small charity but aim high, and we would love to have you run as part of our team. To run for us please contact Bex at email@example.com or on 01494 601358 or visit our website. Stroke Association Join our fantastic team and receive amazing support every step of the way whilst helping us provide support for the one million people in the UK currently living with the effects of stroke. Click here for more information or contact the events team on 0161 742 7469 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and start your Great North Run challenge today! Tommy's Join our BUPA Great North Run team and help save babies’ lives. With your help we can fund more research into the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth. We’ll support you every inch of the way with a dedicated Tommy’s contact, fundraising materials, running vest, heaps of enthusiasm and much more! To join our team register through our website or contact Devina on email@example.com or 0207 398 3453. We would love to have you onboard! Macmillan Cancer Support Join Team Macmillan and make a real difference to the lives of people living with cancer. To find out more about our guaranteed places and how to join the team click here to visit our website or email firstname.lastname@example.org British Lung Foundation One person in five in the UK is affected by lung disease. We offer hope and support so that no one has to face it alone. We campaign for positive change in the nation’s lung health. We search for new treatments and cures. We are the UK’s lung charity. Help us to fight lung disease through prevention, support and research. Breast Cancer Campaign Join our team in the Bupa Great North Run and BE PART OF THE CURE in 2012. We'll support you every step of the way and provide you with a full fundraising pack including a Breast Cancer Campaign running vest, fundraising support and training advice. To secure your place today call 020 7749 4114, email email@example.com or visit our website Asthma UK Join the Asthma UK team and help us in the fight against asthma. Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people in the UK whose lives are affected by asthma. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 0800 121 62 55 or visit our website Cancer Research UK Join Cancer Research UK in the 2012 Great North Run and become part of a unique team dedicated to detecting and beating cancer. With your help we can fund more groundbreaking research that saves lives and helps keep families together for longer. Click here for more information or call 0871 641 2401. Cardiac Risk in the Young Every week in the UK at least 12 apparently 'fit and healthy' young people aged 35 and under die from undiagnosed heart conditions. Join our running team and help us to reduce the frequency of young sudden cardiac deaths. We have guaranteed places at the 2012 Great North Run. For more information email email@example.com or visit www.c-r-y.org.uk Sense Register for one of Sense's guaranteed places in The BUPA Great North Run 2012 and start enriching the lives of deafblind people today. We promise to support your every step from sign up to the start line and beyond. For further information contact The Events Team; 0845 127 0063, Marathon@sense.org.uk or click here. Breast Cancer CareBreast Cancer Care is here for anyone affected by breast cancer. We bring people together, provide information and support, and campaign for improved standards of care. Come and join our Great North Run team! Click here to find out more. Spinal Research Spinal Research is the UK's leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop reliable treatments for paralysis caused by a broken back or neck. We have guaranteed places in the 2012 Great North Run so call us now on 01483 898 786, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website NSPCC Do something amazing for children by joining NSPCC Events Team in the BUPA Great North Run. We are inspired by a belief that we can make a difference for all children, that's why we aim to end cruelty to children in the UK. To help make this a reality and to secure a place click here, email us at email@example.com or call 020 7825 2621 Leonard Cheshire Disability Support disabled people in your local area – take on the Great North Run with Leonard Cheshire Disability! To claim your place on our team call Emma on 020 3242 0264, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website. Alzeimer's Society The Alzheimer's Society has places for the 2012 Great North Run. For more information call us on 0870 417 0192 or visit the website here. Every member of the Alzheimer's Society running team receives a free running t-shirt or vest and runner's pack to help with their training and fundraising. Mind We're Mind, the mental health charity. We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We're here for you. Today. Now. Whether you're stressed, depressed or in crisis.We'll listen, give support and advice, and fight your corner. We have guaranteed places for the BUPA Great North Run. Enter Here.