The Great Run Series has events throughout the UK for all ages and abilities across multiple distances. Their routes contain some of the UK's most iconic landmarks making every run an unforgettable experience. Run for Aspire and we'll supply you with an Aspire running top, training tips and advice as well as fundraising ideas and support.

The runs below are our favourites but don't forget there are so many more you can take part in for Aspire. 

Great Run series

Great Manchester Run - 26th May 2024

This hugely popular event starts and finishes in Manchester City Centre. On route you'll pass Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the award-winning Imperial War Museum and The Lowry. You will also pass the famous cobbles of Coronation Street’s new set. Perhaps the most significant landmark will be Beetham Tower, the 47-storey skyscraper which almost marks the finish line for you!

Great North Run - 8th September 2024

Join 50,000+ runners starting in Newcastle City Centre and heading off towards the River Tyne. Crossing over the iconic Tyne Bridge, you may even catch a glimpse of the Red Arrows flying overhead, on through Gateshead until you reach the finish line on the coast in South Shields.

Great South Run - date tbc

The perfect run for all abilities. The route is very flat and takes you through the iconic sights of Portsmouth and Southsea, including the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home of HMS Victory, past Spinnaker Tower, finishing on the seafront with beautiful views of the Isle of Wight.

For more information on running for Aspire at any of the Great Runs email Andrew.

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