Medact - Fundraising - Great North Run - Chris VenablesChris Venables, Programme Officer at Medact, and two other national charity leaders, are planning to join Newcastle University’s team in the Great North Run this year. Chris will be joined by Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Director of Jubilee Debt Campaign, and Diarmaid McDonald, Advocacy Manager at STOPAIDS. Over the past twelve years, the Newcastle University team has raised about £167,500 with about half going for the fight against HIV/AIDS and half to Jubilee Debt Campaign. The Great North Run is the greatest mass-participation community and sporting event on earth and is watched live on BBC TV by tens of millions of people.