Great Run News

Only 100 Places Remaining At Great East Run Hugely popular half marathon looks set to sell out for the third year in a row Runners On Journey To Half Marathon Ambition The participants in the Simplyhealth Great East Run Outreach Programme are currently receiving expert coaching as they prepare to take on Suffolk’s greatest half marathon on Sunday 22 September along with 4,000 fellow runners 500 Places Remain In Simplyhealth Great East Run Entries to the half marathon event, which takes place on Sunday 22 September in Ipswich, have been in massive demand after the entry limit was increased to 4,000 following last year’s successful staging. Former Soldier Inspiring Others From 12 Stone Loss A former soldier who turned to alcohol and piled on the pounds managed to shed over 12 stone and has turned his life around to inspire others to take up running. He is now one of the key volunteers at Alton Water's Great Run Local. Charity Runners And Jake Wightman Launch Great East Run Runners from East Anglian Air Ambulance charity met Commonwealth bronze medallist Jake Wightman as they launched the 2019 Simplyhealth Great East Run at Ipswich Waterfront. The half marathon will return on Sunday 22 September. 2019 Simplyhealth Great East Run Open For Entries The in-demand Simplyhealth Great East Run will return to Ipswich in 2019 on Sunday 22 September and entries are now open. 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.