Great Run News

Book Author to take on Simplyhealth Great East Run A 50-year-old Dad who has written his very first book about the highs and lows of his life will take part in Simplyhealth Great East Run. Suffolk Artlink Is Council's Charity For Great East Run Local arts charity Suffolk Artlink has 10 places available for the Simplyhealth Great East Run as Suffolk County Council's nominated charity. Mum Signs Up For Great South Run Son's Death Age 21 Lucy Hooker will take on her first running challenge at the Simplyhealth Great South Run this year in memory of her son Sam who died of Leukaemia when he was just 21. Andrea Signs Up For Great Tees 10k In Mum's Memory Mother-of-four Andrea Conway has inspired her family to take on the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k on Saturday 8 September in memory of her late mother. Great Birmingham Run Unveils New Route The thousands of participants who sign up for this year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run will be heading back to Broad Street after organisers unveiled a new and improved route for the annual 13.1-mile event. Gurkha Soldiers Join 5,000 For Great North 10k 200 Gurkha soldiers were among the thousands of runners at the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead that is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. 5,000 Set For Great North 10k's 10th Anniversary 5,000 participants will take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead this weekend, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Jogscotland at the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run Jogscotland, Scotland’s recreational running network, will have a dedicated start pen at the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run on Sunday 26 August. Nigel Signs Up For South Run After Six Stone Loss Nigel Redman lost over six stone in just one year after a nightmare holiday left him being mocked by locals. He will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run after he used exercise to change his life. 2000 RUNNERS TAKE ON THE SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT TEAM RELAY The early evening event will see 500 teams of four go up against each other in a 4x5k relay challenge, with each leg finishing on the iconic athletics track inside the Stadium.