Summer Run Solo

The Run

Summer Run Solo

Sun’s out, Runs out! Experience the thrill of running from wherever you are by taking on the Great Run Summer Run Solo.

 The Summer Run Solo challenge is now SOLD OUT

Your Challenge

Submit your results or log and track each run as you go

You can start to log activity once the challenge has started.
Enter the last seven digits of your Great Run Solo Registration ID and date of birth to log in.

Your Great Run registration ID is the unique reference number found in your entry confirmation email. e.g. if your reference is ACAP23S4686R5162121, enter 5162121. Help.

Summer Run Solo

Complete a minimum of 12 runs or walks (of any distance) between July 1 and July 31 and earn a sizzling summer-themed medal. Complete 30, 60, or 100 miles and a bespoke digital certificate (plus some serious bragging rights, of course). 

Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or looking to begin your running journey, this virtual training challenge is for runners of all levels, allowing you to run at your own pace, on your own schedule.  If you are taking part in one of our 2024 Great Run Autumn events, then this is the perfect tool to kickstart your training and ensure you’re race-day-ready. 

Taking part costs just £15*, which includes access to our cracking tracking tool, a red-hot medal, and a digital certificate for finishers. All entrants will also receive access to our exclusive Great Run rewards scheme with Endurance Zone, giving you fantastic offers and deals from some of the biggest sports brands in the industry. 

The Summer Run Solo challenge is now SOLD OUT. 

*(Additional booking fee of £3.50 for overseas participants to cover the cost of shipping) 

What Makes it Great?

Bespoke finisher medal with matching pin-badge

Run anytime, any place

Log your runs with our online tracking tool

Personalised digital finisher certificate

Optional distance challenge award

Exclusive access to Great Run Rewards

Access to training plans and support

Complete 12 Runs this July

Your runs can be of any distance as take on your summer runnin’ this July. Just make sure you do at least 12 runs (or walks) by the end of the month to smash this summer challenge. You’ll receive your very own sizzling summer medal as a lasting memento of all the miles you’ve covered. Arriving in August, you can wear it with pride for your summer holiday.

(Optional) Accumulator Distance Award

Fancy an extra challenge? We have three optional distances for you to aim for. Depending how far you travel over your 12 (or more) runs/walks, we’ll award you a special digital finisher’s certificate to download and share.

30 miles – Summer Runnin’
60 miles – Hot Stuff, Cool Running
100 miles – Golden Effort

From 1st July, you can log your runs with our online tracker (here on this page), or use your own tracking app or device to record your activity if you prefer.  Once you’ve completed all your runs and reached your target distance, submit your results and we’ll have your digital finisher’s certificate ready.

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The Challenge

Summer Run Solo

How it works

1 Sign up from 10am on Tuesday 18 June
and before entries close on 9 July
2 Start your activity from 1 July
3 (Optional) Log your activities throughout the challenge
4 Complete the challenge by 31 July
5 Submit your results by 8 August
6 Show of your hard earned medal with pride!

Challenge FAQ

If you have questions about the Summer Run Solo challenge, see our FAQ section.

The Reward

Summer Run Solo

Summer Medal

Complete the challenge by 31 July, and submit your results before the 8 August deadline, and we’ll send you a unique finisher’s medal (pictured) to celebrate your achievement.

Our summer challenge medal features a vibrant tropical sprayed design, with a matching pin badge, guaranteed to stand out and add some serious summer vibes to your collection. All this year’s Great Run Solo medals will feature a unique pin badge that be detached from the medal, so you can wear it with pride every day. Make sure you collect all the 2024 Great Run Solo pins, with the next challenge coming later this year!

Your entry fee also includes access to our online tracking tool – live here on the challenge page from 1 July – as well as access to Great Run Rewards, and support throughout the challenge.

Digital finisher certificates are available to download (and share!) when you submit your results and are available to download until the results submission deadline on 8 August.

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

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