Great Run News

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Great Run events We are closely monitoring the developments with COVID-19 and will continue to take the advice of the UK government around the staging of large public events. LET THE RACE BEE-GIN AT THE GREAT MANCHESTER RUN In celebration of Manchester’s amazing city pride we're creating a Bee Wave at the Great Manchester Run on 24 May - a swarm of runners running for the We Love MCR Charity. So don your wings and fly the flag for Manchester. Andy Burnham To Run 10k For NHS Charity THE Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, will be lacing up his trainers this Spring to raise money for a worthy cause. All Change For Children's Events In Manchester The North West’s biggest children’s running event will take place on Saturday 23 May 2020 and will return to Manchester’s Sportcity for the first time since 2016 Great Run's Most Inspiring Of 2019 Here, we explore the stories that have had the greatest impact in 2019 as we look forward to another fantastic year where our runners set out to be their greatest Great Run Company voted best UK event organiser Great North Run takes best Flagship Event, with five other Great Run events placing in top ten Haile the Great Vows to Keep on Running Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie has pledged to keep on running as an ambassador for his sport. Thousands Take to the Streets for the Manchester Run The Morrisons Great Manchester Run, the highlight of an action packed weekend, will forever be remembered as Haile Gebrselassie's last competitive road race. Legends Lead Morrisons Great Manchester Run Challenge British Supermum Jo Pavey and Ethiopian icon Haile Gebrselassie will lead the charge of the golden oldie brigade in the Morrisons Great Manchester Run on Sunday, 10 May. BOXER CROLLA HEADING TO MORRISONS GREAT MANCHESTER RUN Boxer Anthony Crolla has picked himself up off the ropes for one of the biggest days in the city's sporting calendar.