Great Run News

Entries for 2019 Junior and Mini Great North Run Open Entries for the hugely popular 2019 Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great North Run on Saturday 7 September are now open. Influencers And Runners Launch Great Bristol 10k Four popular influencers joined an audience of inspiring runners to officially launch the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k and Half Marathon, the two exciting and long-standing running events in the city. NIRVANA EUROPE MARKS 20 YRS SUPPORTING GREAT NORTH RUN The Great Run company has announced that Nirvana Europe will continue to be their Exclusive Provider of Great North Run Travel & Accommodation Packages for this year’s Simplyhealth Great North Run. Aspiring Astronaut Ben To Take on Birmingham 10k This year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K will be one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. A New Type of 'Course' Work... University challenge will take on a whole new meaning this year after two of Bristol's academic institutions signed up to encourage staff, students and alumni to get active at the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K. FOSTER MUM INSPIRES CHILDREN BY TAKING ON MARATHON 46-year-old Sonya Hughes from West Kilbride is a foster carer, who took up running to be a positive influence in her children’s life. She is taking part in the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run marathon on Sunday 28 April HERDSMAN TAKES ON RUN TO SUPPORT FARMING COMMUNITY 42-year-old herdsmen Charles Ellett, from Castle Douglas is taking on the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run on Sunday the 28th April to raise funds of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution. RICHARD TAKES ON A MARATHON CHALLENGE FOR HIS COUSIN 40-year-old Richard Harris from Market Harborough is taking on the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run on Sunday 28 April, to raise money for the MND Association after his cousin Wendy was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease last year. TENNIS MAD RUNNER LOOKING TO BEAT MARATHON RECORD 43-year-old Ian Young from Prestwick, will be attempting to beat a Guinness World Record on Sunday 28 April at the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run, dressed as his idol, Andy Murray. 8 Birmingham Running Routes to Try With Sunday May 26, and the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K in the diaries of thousands of runners and walkers from across the Midlands, you may be seeking inspiration for a new running route to mix up the new year training routine.