Great Run News

Andrew Limbering Up For Third Half Marathon Challenge Andrew Donald was walking home after a night out at the age of 24 when he was struck by a vehicle in Aberdeen - now he is taking on Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run Sea Of Red Expected At Great Aberdeen Run Fans of Aberdeen FC will ensure there is a distinctly red feel to the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run this August. University 'Gold Wave' at Great Aberdeen Run The University of Aberdeen is calling on staff, students and alumni to join its 'Gold Wave' of runners who will compete in this year's Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run. Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run To Return In 2019 The Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run will return on Sunday 25th August 2019 and entries are now open, with 15% off the first 500 entries in both the half marathon and 10k. Love Is In The Air At Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run Love was in the air at the front of the 10km field, as Commonwealth Games marathon bronze medallist Robbie Simpson and his partner Virginie Barrand took the top spots in the men’s and women’s races. THOUSANDS READY FOR THE SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT ABERDEEN RUN Some of Scotland’s finest athletes will join more than 5,500 club runners and charity fundraisers in one of the north east’s biggest sporting events on Sunday, when the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run takes to the streets of the Granite City. APOLLO AIM TO RETAIN THEIR TITLE AND KEEP BEFRIENDING For the second year running Apollo are running the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run and raising funds for Befriend a Child. COMMONWEALTH GAMES BRONZE MEDALLIST TO RUN IN ABERDEEN Scotland’s Commonwealth Games marathon bronze medallist Robbie Simpson will test his speed by competing in the 10km at this Sunday’s Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run, which has attracted more than 5,500 runners to the Granite City. Peterhead-Based Czech Woman’s First Scottish Race A Czech mountain runner who now lives in Peterhead will take part in her first Scottish road race when she lines up with thousands of other participants in the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run on 26th August. ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY STAFF TO RUN IN MEMORY OF COLLEAGUE Staff at Aberdeen University will take to the streets in the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run in memory of a former colleague who died from a brain tumour earlier this year.