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 Run
60,000 determined and dedicated runners make the Great North Run the World’s biggest and best half marathon.
Great North 5k
Soak up the party atmosphere and join us for a fast and flat 5k on Friday 8 September 2023.
Great North 10k
A fast 10k route that takes runners on a journey along the River Tyne. The Great North 10k will return in 2023.
Great Birmingham Run
Birmingham’s biggest and best 10k and half marathon running event returns to the city on 7 May 2023.
Great Bristol Run
Bristol’s much-loved 10k and Half Marathon running event returns on 14 May.
Great Manchester Run
If you're going to do a run in Manchester in 2023, make it the greatest.
Great South Run
The Great South Run is the south coasts biggest and best running weekend and not to be missed!
Great South 5k
Take on a fast, flat 5k route and soak up the incredible atmosphere at the Great South Run weekend.
Great Scottish Run
Scotland’s biggest running celebration will return to the streets of Glasgow in 2023.