It’s been more than a year since we saw high-fives at the finish, runners posing with their medals, finisher’s t-shirts being worn with pride and beaming smiles on faces. It’s shaping up to be an action-packed year of running and we can’t wait to see you all again!
Be Your Greatest with us in 2021, the year of the comeback. Find your Great Run below.
May Accumulator Challenge
Complete 15 runs (or more) in May and navigate all four steps of our Runners’ Roadmap.
Celebrate our 40th Birthday by travelling back in time with us to take part in the original Great North Run - wherever you are! GNR81 is free to enter.
Great North Run
57,000 determined and dedicated runners make the Great North Run the World’s biggest and best half marathon.
April Accumulator Challenge
Spring into action this April! Complete 16 runs (or more) and earn yourself an egg-stra special medal.
Junior & Mini Great North Run
The Worlds biggest and best kids running event is back in 2021.
Junior April Accumulator Challenge
It’s time to cluck up the courage for April’s eggs-tra special junior challenge! The Spring Chicks is for ages 9 & under and The Good Eggs for ages 10 to 14.
Great North 10k
Test yourself on the slog of the Tyne at the Great North 10k.
Virtual running distance challenges designed to keep you racking up the miles over a 7 or 28 day period.
Great North 5k
Soak up the atmosphere and join us for a fun and fast 5k on the Friday of the Great North Run weekend.
Couch to 5k Challenge
Gradually build your way to a 5k in 9 weeks with the Great Run Solo Couch to 5k Challenge.
Great North Family Run
A run for the whole family, taking place on the Great North 10k weekend.
Great North Run Solo
Following on from the hugely popular challenge last year, we’re bringing Great North Run Solo back again in 2021! Complete 25 runs in the build up to event day.
Great Bristol Run
Bristol’s much-loved running events return to the city’s streets. For the first time the 10k and HM will take place on the same day.
Get Race Ready
We have created a series of Great Run Solo challenges to guide you through your event training, keep you motivated and get you in start-line shape.
Great Bristol Family Run
Make it a family event at the Great Bristol Run weekend.
Great Manchester Run
Manchester’s iconic event returns to the city’s streets. Take your place on the 10k or HM start line and be part of the unbeatable atmosphere.
Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run
Don't leave it all to the grown ups, come and get involved in the Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run.
Great Scottish Run
Scotland’s biggest running celebration returns to Glasgow, and this year it's all about the comeback! Take your place on the 10k or HM start line.
Junior & Mini Great Scottish Run
The Junior & Mini Great Scottish Run will return to Glasgow in October. Make it a fun day out for the whole family.
Great Birmingham Run
Birmingham’s biggest and best running events return to the city’s streets. For the first time the 10k and HM will take place on the same day.
Junior & Mini Great Birmingham Run
The Junior & Mini Great Birmingham Run takes place on the Great Birmingham Run weekend.
Great South Run
The Great South Run is the south coasts biggest and best running event. 10mile and 5k. Not to be missed!
Junior & Mini Great South Run
Mini 1.5k & Junior 2.5k. Make it a Great day out for all the family in Portsmouth, the UK's best waterfront city.