Great Run News

Holley's 10k After Cancer Battle During Pregnancy Holley Tierney will run the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run for Mummy's Star to celebrate her recovery from her cancer diagnosis while she was 23 weeks pregnant. Engie Announced As Official Energy Partner Of Great Run Leading energy and services group, ENGIE will become an official partner of the Great Run Series in 2019. Anu Named Honorary Starter At Great Birmingham 10k Spirited eight-year-old Anupurba Saha takes most of life’s challenges in her stride. Susan Is Showing She Won't Surrender With 10k Challenge After the debilitating symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis left her housebound for eight years, Susan Conboy is now taking on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run after new treatment has significantly improved her quality of life. Ella's Return To Manchester Run Is Inspiration To All Charity fundraiser Ella Chadwick, will be returning to the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run as part of her inspirational fundraising journey which has raised over £5,000 for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. Megan's Bristol 10k After Blogging Brave Cancer Battle Megan Bassett blogged and honest and frank account of being diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at just 26-years-old and has signed up to run the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k after being told she is now cancer free. NHS Heroes Take On Great Birmingham 10K Staff from Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are taking part in the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k on Sunday, May 26, as part of #TeamBWC. Former Soldier Inspiring Others From 12 Stone Loss A former soldier who turned to alcohol and piled on the pounds managed to shed over 12 stone and has turned his life around to inspire others to take up running. He is now one of the key volunteers at Alton Water's Great Run Local. Colmore Row, Rotunda and The Bull... Colmore Row, Rotunda and The Bull… the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K route is a celebration of city landmarks. Soap Stars To Run In Manchester Katie McGlynn and Rob Mallard, who play Sinead Tinker and Daniel Osborne in Coronation Street, will take on this year’s Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run for Mummy’s Star.