Great Run News

We Love Manchester Active Challenge Launched Find out how you can stay motivated, commemorate the Great Manchester Run and continue fundraising for your chosen charity. Great North Run Reimagined We’re sad that the Great North Run has been cancelled but we want to help our runners to keep running, and train for the virtual Great North Run. So we’ve launched Great North Run Solo! VIRTUAL RUNNING CHALLENGE LAUNCHED IN AID OF NHS The Great Run Company has launched #GreatRunSolo, a brand new virtual running challenge encouraging the public to stay healthy, be active and run solo to raise vital funds for the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Great Run events We are closely monitoring the developments with COVID-19 and will continue to take the advice of the UK government around the staging of large public events. Chamber Team To Tackle Great Birmingham 10k With its packed diary of awards, expos and networking gatherings the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce team is used to taking part in big-ticket events. "Allow Yourself To Believe You Can Do It, And You Will" Great Run have teamed up with a group of inspirational women with the goal of tackling gender inequality in mass participation events Mental Health The Hot Topic For Suffolk Events Charity runners and swimmers were joined by an Ipswich dignitary and Ipswich Town footballers as the Great East Run and the John West Great East Swim returns to Suffolk in 2020 Three Months To Go To Great Birmingham 10k The Great Birmingham 10K is one of the highlights in the city’s activity and mass-participation calendar, and just one of many events managed by the Great Run Company. Dad Simon Raising Funds For School In Birmingham 10k A Birmingham dad has given a whole new meaning to the school run – by signing up for the Great Birmingham 10K to raise funds for his children’s primary school. The #MentalHealthWarriors take on Great Birmingham 10k One of the city’s most successful Jiu Jitsu clubs is taking on this year’s Great Birmingham 10K to help raise awareness of mental health issues among young people.