It’s time to save the spreadsheets and wrap-up that meeting as the only item on the agenda is the AJ Bell Great Run Series Business Challenge, which is now open for entries. If you and a group of colleagues fancy taking on a running event together, why not sign up? It’s a great opportunity to encourage a healthy outlook for team members or staff, engage in all-important team building and focus on charity fundraising. So pick your event below, gather your colleagues, enter your team, and join us on the start line!

How does it work?

  • Enter a team of colleagues into an AJ Bell Great Run Series Business Challenge event
  • Your team must have a minimum of 4 people (16 years of age or over on race day)
  • There is no maximum number of team members (10% discount on entry price for teams of 15 or more)
  • The finishing times of the fastest 4 members of your team will be used to calculate the overall team time
  • The winning team at each event will receive a first place Business Challenge plaque to display with pride!

Why enter a team?

  • It encourages a healthy outlook for team members or staff, and it offers excellent team building opportunities
  • It’s a great opportunity to focus on charity fundraising and supporting good causes – Great Run events have helped raise over £775 million for charity
  • 98% of runners would recommend our events to a colleague or friend (based on post event runner questionnaires)
  • It’s all inclusive – the challenge is open to everyone, with no limits on team size, age or gender
  • It’s a great day out! The start line atmosphere, the entertainment and support on course, and the finish line celebrations provide truly special memories
  • The experience of running a Great Run event is unrivalled – running through the heart of each city, with tens of thousands of runners and even more supporters, music & entertainment from start to finish and a lively event village for post-event celebrations
  • Each team member will receive a shiny new medal, exclusive finishers t-shirt, and a finisher’s bag filled with goodies.

Business Challenge Events


15 October 2023
AJ Bell Great South Run

Probably the world’s favourite 10-miler, with inspiring history, salty air and glorious sea views. Portsmouth’s supporters will keep your spirits and motivation up the whole way round, with cheers and high fives.


5 May 2024
AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run

The Midlands’ biggest and best running event.  Register your interest and we’ll let you know when you can sign up a team for 2024.


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19 May 2024
AJ Bell Great Bristol Run

Thousands take to the streets of Bristol every year. Register your interest and we’ll let you know when you can sign up a team for 2024.

7 July 2024
AJ Bell Great North 10k

This year’s event took place on an exciting new course, passing some of Newcastle’s most iconic sights. Expect a party atmosphere, incredible support and an unbeatable sense of achievement.


How to Enter

To sign up and enter a team, select your event and complete the payment entry form below.

Once payment is processed we will give your nominated team coordinator access to our online management tool. They will use this to email an entry form to your runners, who will then need to complete this to secure their entry. All your team coordinator will need to know is the runner’s name and email address. (Please note: if purchased as a business transaction you are able to claim back VAT).

A booking fee (£2 per team) will be applied to the total entry price. Teams of 15 or more will receive 10% discount on entry price (when team booking is made in one transaction).

If you would like to enquire about entering a team of 50+ please email and our team will discuss a tailored package with you.

Entry Form

If you would like to pay by BACS, please email

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