Great Run News

Stirling To Host Championships For Second Year Running The Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run marathon will host the prestigious scottishathletics Marathon Championships again next April – for the second successive year Stunning New Route Taking Shape for Birmingham 10k The thousands of people signing up for next year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K will get to pass beautiful Birmingham Cathedral and run along historic Colmore Row after organisers hinted at an exciting new city centre route for 2019. Over 20,000 Descend On Portsmouth For Great South Run It was a weekend to remember for Portsmouth as the South coast played host to over 20,000 runners for the Simplyhealth Great South Run. 20,000 To Celebrate All That Is Great About Portsmouth Portsmouth will play host to 20,000 people who are set to take part in the Simplyhealth Great South Run this weekend Thompson's Up For A Treble In Portsmouth Chris Thompson is gunning for a Simplyhealth Great South Run first when he defends his title at the ten-mile race in Portsmouth at the weekend. Lord Mayor Signs Up To South 5k As Part Of Campaign The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, councillor Lee Mason, has signed up to run the Simplyhealth Great South 5k as part of his campaign to encourage the city to eat better, move more and help others. Children And Mums Run For Cystic Fibrosis Campaign Mums and their children who are leading a national campaign to get a life-changing medicine made available to those who have cystic fibrosis, have signed up to the Simplyhealth Great South Run weekend to raise awareness about the condition. Grandmother Fran To Join Family At South 5k Grandmother Fran Kirk is set to take on her first run at the Simplyhealth Great South 5k with her family after being diagnosed with stomach cancer earlier this year. Football Stars and Charity Fundraisers Lead The Way Runners from across the Midlands braved the weekend downpours to take on the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run 2018 and raise hundreds of thousands for good causes. Wheelchair Basketball Club Take On Birmingham Run The City of Birmingham Rockets Wheelchair Basketball Club will be taking on this weekend’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run to help raise awareness of inclusive sports.