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Join us in our new home at Brockhole on Windermere for 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

Windermere, GB
5 races

On Saturday 9 June 2018 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

Ecclerigg, Cumbria, GB
3 races

The event is the perfect opportunity to get your running buddies together to take on Glasgow's largest womens only running event.
Whether you walk, run or jog the 10k distance, you will all share in that amazing finish line feeling and be able to celebrate in style in the heart of Glasgows West End.

The scenic 10k route through the west end and along the quayside takes in some of Glasgow's most iconic buildings including Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow University, The Science Centre & the SSE Hydro to name a few, before finishing in Kelvingrove Park.

Your favourite running playlist won't be needed to help keep you going as local 'Bands on the Run' and Scottish Pipers will be on hand to help keep you motivated all the way to the finish line.

Simplyhealth Great Women’s Run

Glasgow, Glasgow City, GB
Official Partner

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 in Alton Water and is 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!

We hope to see you at one of our open water swims in Suffolk next summer!

Great East Swim

Ipswich, GB
6 races

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

Ipswich, GB
1 race
Official Partner

Now in its second year, the Simplyhealth Great Team Relay offers an affordable opportunity for companies, or groups of friends and family, to enjoy a memorable night of fitness, fundraising, and fun.

Each team of four will be able to invite four supporters (free of charge) to cheer them on as they complete each baton changeover inside the Stadium.

With plenty of entertainment on the course, big screens and music inside the Stadium, teams and their supporters can look forward to a great night!

Great Team Relay

London, GB

The North East's biggest 10k running event returns to Gateshead in 2018, when thousands of triumphant participants will finish their run inside the iconic Gateshead International Stadium, cheered on by friends and family. The scenic route takes insights along the Newcastle Gateshead Quayside, including Sage Gateshead, the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, and Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

Great North 10k

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, GB
Official Partner

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

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
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

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
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