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Welcome to the RNLI

  • Great North Runners

    If you’ve been lucky enough to secure your own place in the official ballot, we'd love you to join our RNLI Running Crew!

    In return, we’ll support you every step of the way to ensure you get the most out of your experience.

    Register your place now
    Three RNLI supporters run the Great North Run as superheroes
  • Didn’t get a ballot place …

    But want to join our running crew?

    Don’t worry! Sign up and secure yourself a charity place with the RNLI – we'd love to have you there at the start line with us.

    Sign up
    RNLI supporter Gemma smiles and waves as she takes part in the 2015 Great North Run.
  • Why run for us?

    Every year our lifeboat crews and lifeguards reunite thousands of people with their families.

    But we depend on our dedicated volunteers and supporters to keep saving lives at sea – that’s why we need you to run for our lifesavers.

    See what we do because of you
    A college of our lifesavers in action
  • You can do it!

    Worried about taking on a half marathon? Don’t be – we’re here to help.

    Pick up some top training and racing tips from two-time Olympic marathon runner and Commonwealth Games medallist Liz Yelling.

    Get inspired
    Marathon runner Liz Yelling shares her tips
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