Junior April Accumulator Challenge

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Junior April Accumulator Challenge

It’s time to cluck up the courage for April’s eggstra special junior challenge. 

Entry £10.00

The Challenge

With kids running wild on sugar highs, we’ve got just the thing to keep your youngsters busy and active in April. 

The Spring Chicks challenge is for ages 9 & under, and The Good Eggs challenge is for ages 10 to 14 years.  Each challenge costs £10 to join – the joining fee includes a unique finishers medal and access to our downloadable activity sheets. 

So put a spring in your step this month, sign up today and have a crackin’ good time!

Parents, please note. Don’t use your own Great Run login to enter children – this has your name and date of birth associated with it. Use their existing login (if they’ve taken part in a Great Run event before) or follow the link on entry to register and create a unique username and password for them.

Entries are now closed.

What You Get

All junior runners who sign up to The Spring Chicks or The Good Eggs challenge will be rewarded with a unique Easter themed medal.  Medals will be sent after the challenge closing date.

You can also download a certificate below to print and display.

Note: For international runners, there is an additional £3.50 charge to cover medal postage.



The Spring Chicks

Ages 9 & under

The challenge is to complete the Great Eggs-travaganza Hunt this April.

There are 10 tasks to complete below – complete them all to finish the challenge:

  1. Decorate an egg in a running theme
  2. Find a big hill to roll the egg down – can you beat the egg to the bottom of the hill?
  3. Fancy dress – don some bunny ears and run in style
  4. Do 20 bunny jumps (like star jumps)
  5. Egg & spoon run for 100 metres (or until your egg breaks!)
  6. Complete a walk or run in the shape of a giant egg
  7. Easter eye spy – go for a walk or run and spot a bunny/lamb/spring flowers/chick/easter decorations
  8. Hop Little Bunnies – bunny hop for 50 metres
  9. April Fools – walk or run backwards for 1 minute
  10. Do 20 Jumping jack


All challenge entrants will receive a unique finishers medal so there is no need to submit results, just have a crackin’ good time! When you complete the challenge, come back to download your finishers certificate.

The Good Eggs

Ages 10 to 14

Complete 10 (or more) runs this April, marking off each run on our tracker sheet as you go (you can download this below).

Everyone who enters the challenge will receive a medal so there is no need to submit your results. Come back when you have finished to download and print a Good Eggs finishers certificate, you can add your name and total distance and share with pride!

Finisher Certificates

Celebrate your achievement! When you have finished your challenge come back and download your Little Chicks or Good Eggs certificate. Click below to download and print, and you can add your name and display with pride.

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