What we do

We operate:

  • 12 events, each
  • With a supporting children’s event, in
  • 8 major conurbation cities, with a total of
  • 250,000 participants, cheered on by
  • 650,000 supporters and watched Live on TV by an audience of
  • 6 million+ viewers

Our events help to facilitate £24m in fundraising for a huge range of charities, big and small.

Become a charity partner

A nationwide series of mass participation running events in Newcastle-Gateshead, Glasgow, Stirling, Aberdeen, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, London & Portsmouth.

Mass participation open water swimming events in Windermere, Lake District & Alton Water, Suffolk.


Our partners are vital to our on-going development and we enable them to meet their brand objectives and to tell their individual stories through our broad range of communication channels.

Talk to us about becoming a partner

We have a wide range of opportunities on a national, regional or event by event basis.. please get in touch and we will call you to discuss your objectives commercial@thegreatruncompany.com.


FilmNova is the TV production arm of the Great Run Company. We produce programmes and events for clients including BBC Sport, Channel 4, UEFA, Olympic Broadcasting Services, IAAF, European Athletics and British Triathlon.