From the Great North Run to our Annual Fundraising Ball, we run events throughout the year that give you the chance to be part of something special. We hope in the list below you’ll find your next challenge and chance to do something brilliant for babies, children and young people across the North East. If you want to learn more about any events listed below (or an idea of your own!), get in touch with our friendly team at

Children North East Firewalk

Crown Plaza Newcastle

Are you a brave ‘sole’? Our new Firewalk fundraiser offers you the chance to take on an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime challenge, all whilst changing the lives of babies, children and young people across our region.


Gateshead, 10K Half Marathon and Marathon

Gateshead International Stadium Neilson Rd, Gateshead

Children North East and the official charity partner of the RunThrough Gateshead 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon event, offering discounted places to runners who wish to support the charity.

AJ Bell Great North Run 2024

Get your early-bird ticket for the iconic Great North Run, the world's largest half marathon. Attracting over 60,000 runners, the 13.1-mile course through Newcastle, Gateshead and South Shields is an unforgettable experience.