Great Run News

Runners & Spectators out in force in Stirling THOUSANDS of runners took to the roads for the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run this weekend. Over 5,000 signed up for a marathon or half marathon challenge on a spectacular route through several historic locations in Stirlingshire on Sunday. RUNNERS INSPIRING & SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES IN STIRLING FINAL preparations are being made for the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run as thousands of runners are expected in the city centre for the event's third year. Parkinson's Choir Inspires Emma A local music teacher is running the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run next month to raise money for Parkinson’s UK, after being inspired by the members of her choir who suffer with the disease. FOSTER MUM INSPIRES CHILDREN BY TAKING ON MARATHON 46-year-old Sonya Hughes from West Kilbride is a foster carer, who took up running to be a positive influence in her children’s life. She is taking part in the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run marathon on Sunday 28 April HERDSMAN TAKES ON RUN TO SUPPORT FARMING COMMUNITY 42-year-old herdsmen Charles Ellett, from Castle Douglas is taking on the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run on Sunday the 28th April to raise funds of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution. RICHARD TAKES ON A MARATHON CHALLENGE FOR HIS COUSIN 40-year-old Richard Harris from Market Harborough is taking on the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run on Sunday 28 April, to raise money for the MND Association after his cousin Wendy was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease last year. TENNIS MAD RUNNER LOOKING TO BEAT MARATHON RECORD 43-year-old Ian Young from Prestwick, will be attempting to beat a Guinness World Record on Sunday 28 April at the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run, dressed as his idol, Andy Murray. Stirling To Host Championships For Second Year Running The Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run marathon will host the prestigious scottishathletics Marathon Championships again next April – for the second successive year 10 Reasons To Choose The Marathon In Stirling Here are some top reasons why you should take on the 26.2mile distance at Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run in 2019