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. 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 Great Run Company voted best UK event organiser Great North Run takes best Flagship Event, with five other Great Run events placing in top ten 30,000 Make Great Manchester Run Proud Around 30,000 runners and an even greater number of spectators took over the streets of the city for the 18th staging of the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run today 30,000 To Make City Proud At Great Manchester Run The City of Manchester will once again provide the stage for 30,000 runners taking on the 18th staging of the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run on Sunday 19 May. Shaun Returns To Manchester After Testicular Cancer A man who was diagnosed with testicular cancer and ran the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run while undergoing treatment is set to return to the event this year now that he is in remission. ATHLETES READY FOR SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT MANCHESTER RUN World class athletes are lining up to take on the challenge of the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run 10k, ahead of the 30,000 thousand amateur runners expected to flood the city’s streets this Sunday.