The Great Bristol 10K

5 May 2019, 9.30 AM - 5 May 2019, 12.30 PM

Starting on Anchor Road, Bristol

Get up, get together, get active

We've teamed up with the Great Run Company, UWE Bristol and Ashfords LLP to participate in the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10K on Sunday 5 May 2019, part of the popular Varsity series. 

Never run before? No worries! The Great Bristol 10K is for everyone, from complete beginners to elite athletes. Taking part is a great way to get active and support your physical and mental health. Social running is a great way to boost your mood.

Thanks to funding and support from both Sport England and our sponsors Ashfords LLP we are offering heavily discounted entry for students, staff and alumni when you sign up via the link below, as well as a limited edition t-shirt to wear during the run, and exclusive access to our couch-to-10k package

Let's do this together

Sign up with friends and colleagues to make the most of a package of activities and resources, all of which are included in the cost of your entry fee.

The package:

  • Join one of our social running groups to support your 10K journey and meet people from across the University, including students and staff. You can choose a run group aimed at your ability, led by a friendly, England Athletics Certified Run Leader. 
  • Get access to a selection of Training Plans online to help you prepare for race day.
  • Explore inspiring case studies from our community, describing personal journeys where exercise has brought real benefits to the lives of our students, staff and alumni.
  • New to running? Join in with the 5K fun run on Sunday 24 March 2019, a great first test of your fitness and support to your training.
  • Join our social media community to connect, share training experiences, advice and top tips.

Show your support

If you’re not taking part, we need you too! Come and cheer on your friends and colleagues at the official University Cheer Points along the 10K harbourside route. Sunday 5 May will see local communities come together, from all backgrounds and running abilities, to take part. Explore our beautiful city, take in iconic landmarks along the route and enjoy the sights and sounds of the bustling harbourside during the race.

Cost The cost of entry to the race (which includes a limited edition t-shirt and exclusive access to a special package of resources) is at a reduced rate of £27 for alumni.

Booking Discounted entry for University students, staff and alumni

Contact information If you have any questions about the event, or would like more information, please contact