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. We Love Manchester Active Challenge Launched Find out how you can stay motivated, commemorate the Great Manchester Run and continue fundraising for your chosen charity. 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. LET THE RACE BEE-GIN AT THE GREAT MANCHESTER RUN In celebration of Manchester’s amazing city pride we're creating a Bee Wave at the Great Manchester Run on 24 May - a swarm of runners running for the We Love MCR Charity. So don your wings and fly the flag for Manchester. Andy Burnham To Run 10k For NHS Charity THE Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, will be lacing up his trainers this Spring to raise money for a worthy cause. All Change For Children's Events In Manchester The North West’s biggest children’s running event will take place on Saturday 23 May 2020 and will return to Manchester’s Sportcity for the first time since 2016 Great Run's Most Inspiring Of 2019 Here, we explore the stories that have had the greatest impact in 2019 as we look forward to another fantastic year where our runners set out to be their greatest Haile the Great Vows to Keep on Running Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie has pledged to keep on running as an ambassador for his sport. Thousands Take to the Streets for the Manchester Run The Morrisons Great Manchester Run, the highlight of an action packed weekend, will forever be remembered as Haile Gebrselassie's last competitive road race.