Treat a friend or loved one to a memorable running or swimming challenge in 2020 organised by the UKs Best Event Organiser. With iconic 5k, 10k, 10 Mile and Half Marathon run events across the country, and swim events suitable for all levels and abilities, this is a gift that everyone will enjoy (everyone loves a challenge!).

It could be a seasoned runner looking for their next challenge, a friend who just loves swimming, or someone who is aiming to get fit but needs a target to aim for. Whatever the motivation, with a Great Run or Great Swim gift entry you can guarantee their spot on the start line!


View the full list of Great Run events here >

View the full list of Great Swim events here >



How it works

  • It’s really easy – just enter the recipient’s name with a personal message and the email address you would like the gift entry to be sent to
  • The email will be sent right away, so if it’s a surprise for Christmas, enter your own email address so that you can forward it on when you’re ready
  • To activate the gift entry, the recipient simply clicks the email link, enters their details and then their entry is complete
  • They will then receive a series of emails with information about the event and training tips, motivation & more
  • Event packs will be posted out approximately two weeks before the event

Terms & Conditions

  • Vouchers and gift entries must be activated before the event entry closing date to avoid disappointment
  • Refunds are available within 28 days of purchase to the buyer of the gift (not the recipient)
  • To read the full terms and conditions, click here >
  • *Excluding Great North Run, all Junior, Mini, Family Run events, Great Tees 10k, Great North 5k, Great SwimRun (middle and endurance), Swim250, Great Ireland Run, Ultra London and Great Canine Run.

If you’re going to buy a gift, make it a GREAT gift!