Find Your Training Plan
Great Run Training Plans
Download and follow one of our training plans to prepare and get the most out of your event day experience. Our 6 to 16 week training plans are designed to get you start line ready, whether that’s smashing your PB or getting round without stopping.
Simply select the distance you are aiming for and the level that suits you – beginner, improver, or run/walk.
Half Marathon Training Plans
Run - Walk
10K Training Plans
10 Mile Training Plans
5K Training Plan
If you’re new to running, or training for your first 5k, our beginner training plan will build you up to completing a 5k distance in 12 weeks.
If you’d prefer a shorter challenge, why not take on our Couch to 5k virtual challenge? Our easy to follow plan consists of 3 sessions per week, and our online tracking tool will guide you through the training plan and you can tick each session off as you go to monitor your progress. You will also receive a medal on completion of your 5k run!
Find Your Great Run
Great North 10k
We’re excited to announce a brand new 10k route for 2022, taking runners on a tour of the Tyne.
Great North Run
57,000 determined and dedicated runners make the Great North Run the World’s biggest and best half marathon. Sea you in September!
Great North 5k
Soak up the atmosphere and join us for a fun and fast 5k on the Friday of the Great North Run weekend.
Great Bristol Run
Bristol’s much-loved running event returns to the city’s streets in 2022, with the 10k and HM taking place on the same day.
Great Scottish Run
Scotland’s biggest running celebration returns to Glasgow in October 2022.
Great South Run
The Great South Run is the south coasts biggest and best running weekend and not to be missed! Take on the 5k or 10 mile in 2022, Entries are now open!
Great Birmingham Run
Birmingham’s biggest and best 10k and half marathon running event returns to the city on 7 May 2023.
Great Manchester Run
If you're going to do a run in Manchester, make it the greatest. 2023 entries are open, don't miss out!