Great Run News

Megan's Bristol 10k After Blogging Brave Cancer Battle Megan Bassett blogged and honest and frank account of being diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at just 26-years-old and has signed up to run the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k after being told she is now cancer free. Influencers And Runners Launch Great Bristol 10k Four popular influencers joined an audience of inspiring runners to officially launch the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k and Half Marathon, the two exciting and long-standing running events in the city. A New Type of 'Course' Work... University challenge will take on a whole new meaning this year after two of Bristol's academic institutions signed up to encourage staff, students and alumni to get active at the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K. 13,000 Runners Conquer A Challenge At Great Bristol 10k 13,000 runners of all abilities rose to the challenge when they conquered the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k on Sunday. Firefighters Set To Join 13,000 People For Bristol 10k 30 firefighters who are running the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k this weekend in full fire apparatus while carrying one of their ladders have met with the inspirational schoolgirl with cerebral palsy who they are fundraising for. Mayor Of Bristol To Guide Blind Runner At Bristol 10k Marvin Rees, the Mayor of Bristol, is to take part in the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k, acting as a guide for blind runner Chris Blackabee who helped set up a running community in the city for those with visual impairments. Anna's Cancer Journey Inspires Bristol 10k Run Anna Stark was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and will be running the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k to raise money for the cancer charity that supported her during her treatment. Sophie To Run Bristol 10k In Memory Of Younger Brother Sophie Webber will take on her first 10k run this spring at the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k in memory of her brother Mitch who died age 19 after suffering from a muscle wasting disease. Ian's Bristol 10k While Fighting 11 Brain Tumours Father-of-five Ian Brown was diagnosed with terminal cancer and has vowed to run the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k to fundraise for charity despite having 11 brain tumours and only one lung.