Great Run News

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. Roundhouse Runners To Tackle Great Birmingham 10k When staff at Birmingham’s latest visitor attraction heard that thousands of runners would be passing their doorstep as part of the new route of the Great Birmingham 10k they decided there was only one thing to do – join in. Inspirational Runners Rise To The Challenge In Bristol Great Run Bristol 2020 running events are in full swing with over 7,000 people already registered for the 10k this May. Some of this year's runners joined us to share their motivations for taking part. GREAT NORTH RUN PREPARES FOR BIGGEST START LINE IN 2020 The Great North Run is preparing to celebrate its 40th staging with the largest ever number of places available to runners. A record 60,000 people will be able to line up on the start line this year