Team Challenge

If you and a group of colleagues, friends or team members fancy taking on a running event together, why not enter the Team Challenge? It’s a great opportunity for businesses to encourage a healthy outlook for team members or staff, engage in all-important team building and focus on charity fundraising. So pick your event below, gather your colleagues, enter your team, and join us on the start line!

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How does it work?

  • Enter a team of colleagues into a Great Run Series Team Challenge event
  • Your team must have a minimum of 4 people (16 years of age or over on race day)
  • There is no maximum number of team members
  • The finishing times of the fastest 4 members of your team will be used to calculate the overall team time
  • The winning team will receive a Great Run Team Challenge trophy
  • 2nd and 3rd place teams will receive a Team Challenge engraved plaque
  • Special prize will be awarded to the largest team for each event.

Why enter a team?

  • It encourages a healthy outlook for team members or staff, and it offers excellent team building opportunities
  • It’s a great opportunity to focus on charity fundraising and supporting good causes – Great Run events have helped raise over £775 million for charity
  • 98% of runners would recommend our events to a colleague or friend (based on 2019 runner questionnaire)
  • It’s all inclusive – the challenge is open to everyone, with no limits on team size, age or gender
  • It’s a great day out! The start line atmosphere, the entertainment and support on course, and the finish line celebrations provide truly special memories
  • The experience of running a Great Run event is unrivalled – running through the heart of each city, with tens of thousands of runners and even more supporters, music & entertainment from start to finish and a lively event village for post-event celebrations
  • Each team member will receive a shiny new medal, exclusive finishers t-shirt, and a finisher’s bag filled with goodies.


2023 Team Challenge entries will open soon.

2022 Events


7 May 2023
AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run

The AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run is the Midlands’ biggest and best running event. Expect inspiring sights, iconic landmarks and incredible support all along the 10k and half marathon route.

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14 May 2023
AJ Bell Great Bristol Run

If stunning views, inspiring history and graffiti murals are your thing, then the AJ Bell Great Bristol Run is right up your street. The fast, flat course also makes it perfect for those on the hunt for a new pb.

21 May 2023
AJ Bell Great Manchester Run

Over 99% of runners say they’d recommend it to a friend. In true Mancunian style, it’s a party from start to finish, with live music and entertainment zones plus, loud and enthusiastic support.

1 October 2023
AJ Bell Great Scottish Run

With a city centre start and finish, it’s a celebration of everything that makes Glasgow truly great. And Scotland’s friendliest city always delivers on the support front too, with crowds of locals turning out each year.

15 October 2023
AJ Bell Great South Run

Probably the world’s favourite 10-miler, with inspiring history, salty air and glorious sea views. Portsmouth’s supporters will keep your spirits and motivation up the whole way round, with cheers and high fives.

How to Enter

To sign up and enter a team, select your event and complete the payment entry form below (Team Challenge entries will open soon).

Once payment is processed we will give your nominated team coordinator access to our online management tool. They will use this to email an entry form to your runners, who will then need to complete this to secure their entry. All your team coordinator will need to know is the runner’s name and email address. (Please note: if purchased as a business transaction you are able to claim back VAT).

If you would like to enquire about entering a team of 100+ please email and our team will discuss a tailored package with you.

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