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Runners Raised £1m For Charity At Great East Run Participants have £1m reasons to run the Simplyhealth Great East Run on Sunday 16 September, with runners last year raising a huge amount for good causes. Simpyhealth Great East Run Entries Are Half Full Entries for the Simplyhealth Great East Run half marathon event are half way to reaching capacity, just two days after opening. 2018 Simplyhealth Great East Run Open For Entries The Simplyhealth Great East Run will return to Suffolk on Sunday 16 September 2018 and entries for the in-demand half marathon are now open! Thousands Take Part In Very First Great East Run Thousands of runners pounded the streets of Ipswich and its picturesque surroundings on Sunday for the inaugural Simplyhealth Great East Run. 3,000 Lace Up Ahead Of Inaugural Great East Run The very first Simplyhealth Great East Run will take place this weekend on Sunday 24 September, with 3,000 runners set to tackle the half marathon distance in Ipswich, Suffolk. TV Presenter Returns To Roots For Great East Run ITV presenter Ian Payne will return to his Suffolk roots to run the Simplyhealth Great East Run to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation as part of a two-event challenge before he reaches 50. Ex-Athlete Angie Makes Recovery for Great East Run Former 400m runner Angie Underdown had to stop competing after she suffered a heart attack. She has managed to turn her life around and has the Simplyhealth Great East Run in her sights this weekend. Great East Run Teams Up With Ipswich Town The partnership allows the exciting opportunity for the finish line of the Simplyhealth Great East Run to be moved into Ipswich Town’s practice pitch adjoining the famous Portman Road stadium Gary Loses 11st And Signs Up For East Run Former soldier Gary Edwards has shed 11 stone after he piled on the pounds when he returned home from service injured. He is now a keen runner and has entered the Simplyhealth Great East Run Nicola To Raise Awareness About Colitis at East Run Nicola Davison lives with a colostomy bag after she had her colon removed. She will take on the Great East Run to show young people that having a stoma bag as a young woman does not mean the end of the world.