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The Great Scottish Swim events are now open and with a 250m, half mile, 1 mile, 2 mile, 5k and 10k there's something for all swimming abilities to choose from. There's even an aquathlon event for those looking to take on both land and water.

Great Scottish Swim

Alexandria, GB
5 races
£24£58
Great Scottish Swim

If you're looking to enjoy the best of both land and water then the Aquathlon event is the perfect option.

The Aquathlon involves taking on a 800m swim in Loch Lomond, and a 5k run around the Loch. The event can be completed as a team of two (where one person does the run and one person does the swim) or as an individual where one person does both elements.

We're looking forward to seeing you on the start line soon!

Great Scottish Swim Aquathlon

Alexandria, GB
1 race
£25£30
Great Scottish Swim Aquathlon
Charity Tickets

Working in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, VisitAberdeenshire & Aberdeen Inspired our aim is to produce a world class event experience for local residents and to attract the wider UK and International running community to Aberdeen.

Whether youre new to running, looking for a challenge or are a club runner aiming for a record PB there is a distance and wave to suit your ability. So what are you waiting for? Sign up today and be part of something Great!

Starting and finishing on Union Street in the heart of the city centre, youll join thousands of runners on a route that skirts through the most scenic parts of the Granite City.
Run, jog or walk over Brig oBalgownie, through Old Aberdeen and take in the beautiful views of Aberdeen Bay.

Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, GB
Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run

Be part of history at the first-ever Simplyhealth Great Tees 10k and Great North CityGames elite mile event, which take place in Stockton-on-Tees.

At the beating cultural heart of the Tees Valley, Stockton-on-Tees has a thriving reputation as a vibrant festival and events Borough.

Whether its the world renowned Stockton International Riverside Festival, the live music and comedy of Stockton Stages, or the sporting challenges of the Boroughs Duathlon and Cycling festivals, theres something for everyone, whatever your age or interest.

Just a short walk from the Simplyhealth Great Tees 10kfinish line,theres theaward-winning High Street, where the Stockton Flyer automation makes an appearance every day.

Its no surprise that such a busy and diverse year-roundevents programme attracts tens of thousands of people every year.

All of this is set against the stunning backdrop of the famous River Tees, home of the Olympic Standard Tees Barrage International White Water Centre and overlooked by Air Trail the biggest climbing adventure course of its kind in the UK.

An action-packed visit to Stockton-on-Tees is guaranteed!

Simplyhealth Great Tees 10K

Stockton-on-Tees, Stockton-on-Tees, GB
Simplyhealth Great Tees 10K
Charity Tickets
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The World's biggest and most iconic half marathon. Be part of this amazing day and run alongside top athletes and celebrity runners. This spectator-lined course covers 13.1 miles from Newcastle, across the iconic Tyne Bridge and onto a picturesque coastal finish in South Shields.

Broadcast live on the BBC, the Simplyhealth Great North Run, on Sunday 9 September, sees thousands of runners take on the half marathon challenge every year. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the 13.1 mile course is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, right out towards the stunning coastline in South Shields. Since 1981 the world's greatest half marathon has welcomed over one million people across the finish line in South Shields and we're looking forward to cheering on the next million.

The SimplyHealth Great North Run

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, GB
The SimplyHealth Great North Run

Your half marathon challenge awaits! Take a 13.1-mile tour of Ipswich this autumn and enjoy your finish-line moment next to Ipswich Town Football ground.

Great East Run

Ipswich, Suffolk, GB
Great East Run
Charity Tickets

This event, the most recent addition to the Great Run Series, comes with its own distinguished history. First staged in 1989, and known as the Bristol Half Marathon, the city centre run has become a tradition in the national running calendar. Over 10,000 runners every year make this a must-do event, with an atmosphere second to none. The scenic sea-level course starts and finishes in Bristol's historic Harbourside, taking runners out and back through the stunning Avon Gorge, around the old city, and twice under Brunel's famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.

Great Bristol Half Marathon

Bristol, City of Bristol, GB
Great Bristol Half Marathon

Be part of the biggest weekend of running in Scotland! Runners of all abilities from the very young to the very old and all those in-between will descend on Glasgow city centre over the weekend of Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September.

Have a look at a few of the special moments from the 2017 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run, which welcomed over 30,000 people to the start line who were taking part for a number of reasons that included raising money for charity, reaching personal fitness goals and enjoying a day out with family and friends.

The Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run half marathon welcomes thousands of runners to the city of Glasgow every year. The course starts in the centre of the city, in George Square, and from there takes runners past a selection of Glasgows finest venues and buildings. As well as crossing over the River Clyde, runners will take a trip through Pollok Park and Bellahouston Park, before heading back for the grandstand finish on Glasgow Green.

Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run

Glasgow, Glasgow City, GB
Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run
Charity Tickets

Be part of the biggest weekend of running in Scotland! Runners of all abilities from the very young to the very old and all those in-between will descend on Glasgow city centre over the weekend of Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September.

Televised live on BBC television, up to 30,000 runners will take on their chosen event from a Toddler Dash, Junior Run, Family Mile, 10k or Half Marathon.

We hope to see you all at the 2018 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.

Great Scottish Run

Glasgow, Glasgow City, GB
Great Scottish Run
Charity Tickets

The Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run is now established as the second biggest half marathon in the UK, as the city comes alive with thousands of runners pounding the streets as they tick off 13.1 miles, encouraged by on course bands, entertainment and cheering crowds.

It's the perfect opportunity to get the whole family involved in the city's biggest weekend of running with the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Birmingham Run due to take place on Saturday 13 October at Alexander Stadium.

Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB
Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run
Charity Tickets

The world's leading 10 mile running event returns to Portsmouth on Sunday 21 October 2018 and entries are now open.

This fast and flat course starts and finishes on Southsea sea front, with beautiful views of the Solent. Participants are given special permission to run through Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home to HMS Victory and the Mary Rose Museum.

Great South Run, 5K, Junior & Mini

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, GB
Great South Run, 5K, Junior & Mini

Take on the ultimate 26.2-mile distance or set yourself the challenge of the half marathon through stunning scenery past castles, beautiful countryside and historic towns in the beating heart of Scotland.

Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run

Stirling, Stirling, GB
Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run

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