Great North Run 2021 Support Volunteer


We are currently recruiting for support volunteers to help cheer on our runners taking part in the Great North Run!


Great North Run 2021

Time commitment

 Sunday 12 September 2021

09:20 to 15:30

Great north run runner with his thumbs up

Role description

We are looking for a number of volunteers to help cheer on our fabulous volunteer runners who are taking part in this years Great North Run!

An LC Events Team member will be meeting you at the Information Point and then later on at the Cheering Point

Provisional Timings are as follows:

  1. Arrive at event for 09:20 – 09:40
  2. Take a backpack flag and walk to the near the start line. Hang around the Great Run Information Point, where the runners will be meeting you.
  3. Take a group shot
  4. Once you feel like most of the runners have said hello or gone to the start line, make your way to the cheering point for 10:30 or so. First runners are expected to past cheering point at 11:30
  5. Finish at 15:30 latest

Opportunity highlights

You will be given a T shirt and there will be balloons, feather posts etc at the cheering point

Please bring a mask and hand sanitiser with you if possible.