Great East Run

Great East Run
Ipswich
Half marathon

Get your own place

  1. Sign up at the Great East Run website
  2. Get a sponsorship pack from us
  3. Get set and go!

Get a charity place

Register for a free charity place through us when you pledge to raise a minimum of £250 in sponsorship.

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Got a place already?

Request a sponsorship form and join our team.

Take on the inaugural Great East Run and explore all that Ipswich has to offer like never before!

The event follows a fast flat course so is great for runners attempting the distance for the first time and those looking to set a new personal best time alike.

You will start and finish in the shadows of the famous Portman Road stadium, home to Ipswich Town. Along the 13.1 mile route you will pass many of the town’s most iconic landmarks including the Willis Building and the Orwell Bridge. You will get the chance to running along the town’s vibrant waterfront before racing down Sir Alf Ramsey Way to the cheers of an adoring crowd. 

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Race day information

Any questions? Click here to read our most frequently asked questions, which should provide you with all the information you need. Or, you can contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461.

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