Great Run News

VIRTUAL GREAT NORTH RUN: WHAT IS IT & HOW CAN YOU ENTER The virtual version of Britain's biggest running event is FREE to enter and open to everyone, wherever they are in the world. GREAT NORTH RUN SOLO ACHIEVES OVER 20,000 ENTRIES Our new virtual running challenges are expected to raise £250,000 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. 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. Taking On The Birmingham 10K After 10 Stone Weight-Loss Steve Lodge is proof that with the right mindset and motivation a healthy diet and physically active lifestyle is well within reach. Brand New Route for Great Birmingham 10k Organisers of the annual Great Birmingham 10K have unveiled a best-ever route that showcases Birmingham city centre landmarks such as Grand Central, Mailbox and the historic Jewellery Quarter for the first time.