Statement From the Great Run Company

2024 Great Bristol Run

With great sadness, The Great Run Company can confirm the death of a participant at the Great Bristol Run held on Sunday, 19 May 2024. A 26-year-old male collapsed, was treated by medics, and later passed away in hospital. The next of kin have been informed. 

Everyone involved in the organisation of the Great Bristol Run would like to express their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the participant.  

In accordance with the wishes of the family no further details will be released. The cause of death will be determined later through medical examination. 

We take the health and safety of all participants very seriously and we work hard to ensure our events are delivered safely.  All event plans are rigorously assessed and signed off by the Bristol Safety Advisory Group for Events (SAGE), and align with best practice in the UK.