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Whether youre taking on the marathon or the half marathon distance, this event combines a stunning, scenic course with the convenience of a city centre start and finish. The challenging closed road route takes in the local countryside, imposing castles and historic towns.

Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run

April

Simplyhealth Great Stirling Run

Featuring breathtaking views of Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge, this flat and fast 10k run is the perfect event to kick off your summer racing calendar.

Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K

May

Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K

Known for its buzzing atmosphere, incredible supporters and the booming anthems that rock the city's streets, experience a running event like no other. And remember, no matter how you get to the start-line and whatever your reason for running...do something to show them what you're made of.

For all athletic abilities, the great day of running will feature both the 10k and half marathon distances. The internationally renowned 10k will be staged for the 16th time, with the day also including a half marathon in the heart of the city.

The Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run is a must-do event for budding runners, give your children the chance to experience their own finish line moment as they enjoy the cheers from the crowds and the atmosphere of the Simply Great Manchester Run on Portland Street.

Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run

May

Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run

Soak up the atmosphere and support from the community, as you run through the heart of Birmingham on this 10k tour of the city.

Plus, if you sign up for the 2019 Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run too you'll receive 10 off the second event you enter.

Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K

May

Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K

Hosted at Brockhole on Windermere, its a fantastic weekend of open water swimming in the stunning Lake District.

With distances to suit all levels and abilities you can enjoy a weekend in the great outdoors with friends and family. Take your pick from 250 metres, 1/2 a mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5k or a 10k.

Great North Swim

June

Great North Swim

The three SwimRun distances (short, middle and endurance) will be returning to Windermere. This time, the three distances will start and finish at our brand new location at Brockhole on Windermere.

Based on teamwork, passion, and closeness to nature, teams of two embark on a seamless journey across the landscape, taking on land and water, as they navigate their way around the course.

The Great North SwimRun is an opportunity to ditch the roads and the pool; limber up and embrace an off-road, open-water island-hopping adventure!

Great North Swimrun

June

Great North Swimrun

An ideal entry level event giving everyone the chance to sample the SwimRun experience. Based on a single lap of Alton Water which is set in 400 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside.

The event starts and finishes at the main Great East Swim event site. The 11.3km course (approximately) comprises 4 swims and 3 runs. The swim courses include the start and finish sections of the Great Swims with a sunken tennis court thrown in for good measure.

Great East Swimrun

June

Great East Swimrun

"Whether you're looking to try an open water swim for the first time, or you're searching for the ultimate challenge, the Great East Swim offers you a selection of distances to suit your ability.

The event takes place at Alton Water it offers a great day out for swimmers, families and spectators. With farmers' markets, plenty of musical entertainment and swim distances ranging from 250 metres* right up to a 10k, there really is something for everyone!"

Great East Swim

June

Great East Swim

Let the incredible atmosphere on the Union Street start line carry you around the 10k or half marathon course. Go from the city to sea and experience the best Aberdeen has to offer from a different perspective. And if you're quick, you can take advantage of our early bird offer available to the first 500 entrants into each distance.

Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run

August

Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run

The newest addition to the epic Simplyhealth Great North Run weekend, promises to bring the magic of the iconic event to the south of the region. Be part of the 10k before enjoying the Great North CityGames in Stockton-on-Tees.

Simplyhealth Great Tees 10K

September

Simplyhealth Great Tees 10K

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 8 September 2019, 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

September

The SimplyHealth Great North Run

Achieve your half marathon goal this autumn while enjoying the best of Bristol. This run with a view takes you past the iconic Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Are you up for the challenge?

Simplyhealth Great Bristol Run

September

Simplyhealth Great Bristol 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

September

Great East Run

Experience the inspiring atmosphere of Scotlands biggest running event and achieve something great this autumn. This spectacular weekend of running is a celebration of sport that is suitable for the whole family and is televised live on the BBC. Join over 15,000 runners of all abilities in Glasgow & run past some of Glasgows finest venues and buildings.

Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run

September

Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run

"Take your place as the city comes together for this half marathon challenge. Experience the support of the community all the way along the 13.1 mile course through the heart of Birmingham.

Plus, if you sign up for the 2019 Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k too you'll receive 10 off the second event you enter."

Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run

October

Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run

If youre new to running, or ten miles isnt your thing, you can still be a part of the iconic Simplyhealth Great South Run weekend at this popular 5k. Soak up the atmosphere as you experience your own moment of victory when you cross the line.

Simplyhealth Great South Run

October

Simplyhealth Great South Run

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