AJ Bell Great Scottish Run
With a city centre start and finish, the AJ Bell Great Scottish Run is a celebration of everything that is great about Glasgow: inspiring urban architecture, green spaces, history, music, strength, spirit and, of course, great people, personality and humour. Thousands take part in the half marathon or 10k running event each year to challenge themselves and to raise money for good causes. And Scotland’s friendliest city always delivers on the support front too, with crowds of locals turning out each year to cheer and high-five from beginning to end. Plus, there are medals, finisher t-shirts and bragging rights for all.
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What makes it great?
£10 off your next Great Run if you refer a friend
Free Great Run Series Event Day App
Free Training Plans and Support up to Event Day
Exclusive discounts when you sign up to a Great Run event
Music and Entertainment to keep you motivated
Run past some of the city's most famous landmarks
Run number personalised with your name
Event Timetable: 6 October 2024
Please note: this is a provisional timetable and is subject to change.
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What You Get
We have made the decision to introduce optional finisher tees to our Great Run events. You can choose to forgo a finisher tee shirt at the point of entry, and in lieu of this we will make a donation to the National Trust Woodlands Appeal. Find out more here. We will donate a portion of the fulfilment costs for each runner who chooses this option to the fund and commit that this donation to be a approx. £20,000.
Obviously you’ll have bragging rights for the forseeable, but you’ll also get:
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British Heart Foundation is the official charity of the AJ Bell Great Run series this year and we could not be more proud.
When you run for BHF, you can help us achieve our vision of a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. You run for the people you love. You run to help us fund lifesaving research and support people affected by heart and circulatory diseases. You run to help keep families together for longer.
It’s because of you, BHF-funded research is possible. Together, we can make the impossible possible. Thank you.
Join forces with the team that will get you to the finish line. We’re the only ones fighting over 200 cancer . Our life-saving work is funded entirely by the generosity of our supporters, so every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, and every runner. One in two people now survive cancer. Together we’ve achieved so much, but we won’t stop until we’ve beaten it altogether. Join the team today and we will beat cancer.
The Bobby Moore Fund was set up in memory legendary footballer Bobby Moore, who sadly died from bowel cancer aged just 51.To date the Bobby Moore Fund has raised over £20 million. The funds are spent on world class bowel cancer research carried out by leading scientists working across the UK. With your support, bowel cancer stands no chance. Let’s make Bobby proud and help beat it sooner. Join the Bobby Moore Fund team today.
Imagine if you had to struggle to breathe every day just from getting out of bed. Or you were living constantly worried about your heart or scared that you might have another stroke at any moment. Living with the reality of a long term health condition can be confusing and isolating. Every day activities such as picking up a knife and fork, making a cup of tea or leaving the house can feel like a massive challenge. Today, one in five people in Scotland are living with the effects of chest, heart and stroke conditions. More people than ever before need our stroke nurses, rehabilitation support workers and peer support groups. Run for us so that we can support more people to take back their lives, regain their confidence and independence and live life to the full. Take on the challenge. Email email@example.com or call 0131 225 6963 to join the CHSS Running Team and get your running and fundraising pack.
Every year 173,000 babies, children and young people come through doors of Scotland’s largest children’s hospital, the Royal Hospital for Children and we make sure that each one of those children receive the very best care and have the very best experience possible. We do this by funding state of the art medical equipment, ground-breaking paediatric medical research, innovative play therapies and enhanced family support services. If you would like to support Glasgow Children’s Hospital, please get in touch with Lucy on 0141 212 8750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show your support for the 10,000 people a year diagnosed with leukaemia by joining Leukaemia Care, the UK’s leading leukaemia charity. By running for Leukaemia Care you are helping to ensure that everyone affected by a leukaemia diagnosis, receives the best possible information, advice, treatment and support.
Choose Macmillan Cancer Support today and make a real difference to people living with cancer, so they can live life as fully as they can. The money you raise could go to a number of services we offer like, funding a Macmillan nurse for a day to supporting a whole information centre where we can provide practical and emotional support to those in need. We’ll be there for you every step of the way to help you get across that finishing line, by providing special training guides and all-important fundraising tips, so you can face your challenge head on. Plus, on race day we’ll be cheering you on right through the course at our famous cheer points to give you a boost just when you need it. Once you finish, come see us in the event village and celebrate with all your fellow team mates. Recharge by grabbing a cup of tea and snacks and feel part of something bigger. So what are you waiting for? Sign up today, put on that green t-shirt, train hard, fundraise even harder and support people living with cancer.
Join Beatson Cancer Charity and be with us as we support patients and families living with cancer, every step of the way. Beatson Cancer Charity exists to enhance and support patients and their families, making the journey easier by transforming the way cancer care is funded and delivered. Sign up today as a team, or as an individual and Beatson Cancer Charity will be with YOU every step of the way. We will join you at registration supplying you with handy tips and training advice, kit you out in our branded running top and cheer alongside your friends and family on the day at our Charity village marquee. From the Half Marathon, to the 10k – no matter the challenge, we’re with you. Join Beatson Cancer Charity at this year’s Great Scottish Run and support patients and families within your local community. Contact us on 0141 212 0505 or email email@example.com
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