Great Run News

BUSINESS TEAMS CAN TRAIN WITH ROBBIE SIMPSON Every business which signs up to the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run Business Challenge will be entered into a prize draw to win a personalised training session with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Robbie Simpson. Celebrity Trainer Gets Runners Warmed Up For Aberdeen Aberdeen-born celebrity personal trainer Stuart Amory put a group of runners through their paces today to kick-start their training for the 2018 Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run. DATE SET FOR SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT ABERDEEN RUN 2018 After a hugely successful inaugural event which saw over 7000 people pound the pavements of the Granite City, the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run will return in 2018. Thousands Take on the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run Thousands of runners and cheering spectators took over the streets of Aberdeen today, as the inaugural Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run was staged. INAUGURAL SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT ABERDEEN RUN ALMOST HERE The stage is being set for Aberdeen’s biggest running event, as the inaugural Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run makes its debut in the Granite City on Sunday 27th August. Lonach Highlander Takes On Aberdeen Run 10k George Reid, member of the Lonach Highland and Friendly Society, will take on a six mile march and four mile hill race before completing the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run Former Marathon Runner Returns To Home City Former Commonwealth Games marathon man Graham Laing, pictured, will run in his home city for the first time in 28 years. Sister Helping Brother Fundraise In Aberdeen Angus mum-of-two Michelle Hatton, 32, hopes to make a small but important contribution towards her brother Raymond Longmuir’s aim of raising more than £150,000 for brain cancer research. 67-Year-Old To Run After Cancer Recovery Julia Thornton took up running in her mid-60’s after recovering from breast cancer and hopes to inspire others to follow her example by taking part in the Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run on Sunday 27th August. Gorillas On The Run In Aberdeen Runners in the small Aberdeenshire town of Aboyne shouldn’t get too concerned if they see a gorilla running around the streets over the next few weeks.