Great Run News

Over 3,500 Take To Ipswich For Great East Run Thousands of runners conquered their own challenge in Ipswich and its picturesque surroundings for the Simplyhealth Great East Run. Thousands Ready To Take On Simplyhealth Great East Run The second Simplyhealth Great East Run will take place this weekend on Sunday 16 September, with over 3,500 runners set to tackle the half marathon distance in Ipswich, Suffolk. Stephanie Set To Run After Two Life-Saving Surgeries Stephanie Deeks will take part in the Simplyhealth Great East Run after recovering from months spent in hospital. Emma’s East Run As A Thank You For St Nicholas Hospice Emma Jelley will take part in the Simplyhealth Great East Run as part of the St Nicholas Hospice team to raise money for them following the amazing care they provided to her dad and her family. Joe’s run after almost losing wife and father in law A 31-year-old dad will run at Simplyhealth Great East Run to raise awareness of blood and organ donations after it saved the lives of his wife and father-in-law on the same day. NATALIE’S CHARITY RUN IN MEMORY OF HER FRIEND A school teacher is set for the Simplyhealth Great East Run in order to raise funds for Woolverston Cancer Ward after losing her friend to the disease. Rob’s Great East Run For Testicular Cancer Awareness A man will take part in the Simplyhealth Great East Run to prepare for his journey on foot from Land’s End to John O’Groats after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Book Author to take on Simplyhealth Great East Run A 50-year-old Dad who has written his very first book about the highs and lows of his life will take part in Simplyhealth Great East Run. Suffolk Artlink Is Council's Charity For Great East Run Local arts charity Suffolk Artlink has 10 places available for the Simplyhealth Great East Run as Suffolk County Council's nominated charity. Beginner Runners Meet Lily Partridge Ahead Of East Run Four people who have been chosen to join a team to go from beginner runners to completing the Simplyhealth Great East Run met with the event’s elite ambassador Lily Partridge to kickstart their training.