Great Run News

30,000 Make Great Manchester Run Proud Around 30,000 runners and an even greater number of spectators took over the streets of the city for the 18th staging of the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run today 30,000 To Make City Proud At Great Manchester Run The City of Manchester will once again provide the stage for 30,000 runners taking on the 18th staging of the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run on Sunday 19 May. Shaun Returns To Manchester After Testicular Cancer A man who was diagnosed with testicular cancer and ran the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run while undergoing treatment is set to return to the event this year now that he is in remission. ATHLETES READY FOR SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT MANCHESTER RUN World class athletes are lining up to take on the challenge of the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run 10k, ahead of the 30,000 thousand amateur runners expected to flood the city’s streets this Sunday. Over 650 Team MFT Staff Join Great Manchester Run 658 NHS staff from Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) will be joining the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run on Sunday 19 May as part of #TeamMFT. Manchester welcomes family & friends of Dianne Oxberry Family and friends of broadcaster Dianne Oxberry - who died on January 10 of Ovarian Cancer - are taking on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run to raise funds for the charity that has been set up in her name Brave Mum of Saffie Roussos To Take On Manchester Run Lisa Roussos, the courageous mum of Saffie-Rose, the youngest of 22 people who lost their lives in the Manchester Arena attack will take part in this year’s Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run to raise money for a new charity in her daughter’s memory. LGBT+ Cheerpoint To Feature At Great Manchester Run The Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run has partnered with The Proud Trust to create an LGBT+ cheer point, complete with a DJ, colourful balloon towers and supporters. The Ivy Signs Up To Great Manchester Run A team of 43 runners from The Ivy Collection, including members of staff from The Ivy Spinningfields, are set to take on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run as part of an exciting challenge set by Operations Director, Laura Bamber. Holley's 10k After Cancer Battle During Pregnancy Holley Tierney will run the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run for Mummy's Star to celebrate her recovery from her cancer diagnosis while she was 23 weeks pregnant.