Skip to Content


Great Run News

Brave Victoria Ready For Return To Manchester A Manchester woman who lost both legs after being diagnosed with one of the most painful conditions known to humans will take part in the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run to raise awareness of the charity she set up 5,000 TAKE ON SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT EDINBURGH RUN The Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run took place in Scotland’s capital city with over 5,000 participants pulling on their trainers for the iconic event. Run For Your Lives At Edinburgh Run Over 4,000 runners at the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run will be joined by a gruesome group from the Edinburgh Dungeon when they take on the 10 mile and 5 mile event this weekend. Lagat Aims To Repeat Record-Breaking Effort DOUBLE Olympic medallist Bernard Lagat will aim to replicate his dazzling debut at the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run with a similar performance in Europe’s biggest 10k event. Jogscotland Runner Is Making Up For Lost Time A little more than a year ago Jackie Cowe from Kintore in Aberdeenshire could barely run more than a few hundred metres without grinding to a painful halt. Mum Runs Bristol After Fighting Post Natal Depression New Mum Amy Dyer will take on the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k after made a recovery from Post Natal Depression. She will support Bristol charity Bluebell who helped her with her recovery. Natalie to Run Manchester After Getting Kidney From Dad Natalie Elliott will run the Simplyhealth Junior Great Manchester Run on Sunday 28 May. She now has three kidneys after she received a lifesaving transplant from her father. Jess Becomes 10k Runner With Help of This Mum Runs Jessica Redfern has transformed herself into a confident runner ready to take on the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k thanks to the help of local running community This Mum Runs Brendan Foster announces retirement from BBC role After almost 40 years as one of Britain’s most popular sports commentators and analysts, Brendan Foster has announced he is to end his distinguished BBC career following the World Athletics Championships in London. Toddlers Launch Simplyhealth Great North 10K Gateshead Inspirational toddlers tested out the track in Gateshead International Stadium, to launch the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead.