Great Run News

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. Susan Is Showing She Won't Surrender With 10k Challenge After the debilitating symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis left her housebound for eight years, Susan Conboy is now taking on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run after new treatment has significantly improved her quality of life. Ella's Return To Manchester Run Is Inspiration To All Charity fundraiser Ella Chadwick, will be returning to the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run as part of her inspirational fundraising journey which has raised over £5,000 for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. Soap Stars To Run In Manchester Katie McGlynn and Rob Mallard, who play Sinead Tinker and Daniel Osborne in Coronation Street, will take on this year’s Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run for Mummy’s Star. Josh To Use Great Manchester Run As Paralympic Training A man who was left paralysed after he broke his neck when diving into a swimming pool is set to take on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run as part of his training to become a Paralympic athlete. Surviving Sepsis Is Motivation For Heather A midwife, who battled sepsis just days after giving birth, is taking on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run to celebrate a year since she overcame the deadly condition. Fundraising For Florence in Manchester A young girl from Dukinfield will be pushed around the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run course as her family continue their fundraising bid to find a cure for her rare genetic disorder. Breast Cancer Survivor Gives An Important Message An Oldham woman, whose world fell apart when she was diagnosed with breast cancer just five months after giving birth to her third child, Emmerdale Star's Charity Challenge Chris Bisson is encouraging people to join him in a special challenge to raise money for St Ann’s Hospice at this year's Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run. Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run Inspired By Longfella Ahead of the upcoming 2019 event, the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run has worked with runners and well known Manchester faces to create a film showcasing the inspirational poem, Do Something, by the much-loved Mancunian poet Tony Walsh.