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Simplyhealth Great East Run
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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 it's great for runners attempting the distance for the first time and those looking to set a new personal best time.
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.