The Great West Run 2022

Take on a great challenge and raise funds for Step One!

Great West Run

Sunday 22nd May, 2022

Exeter City Centre

Run for Step One Charity!

We are looking for volunteers to run for Step One in Exeter’s premier running event – The Great West Run.

The event takes place on Sunday 22nd May, 2022, and the half marathon takes an exciting 13.1 mile route through the heart of Exeter. This route has it all; a journey through the city centre, followed by pretty country lanes, stunning views and a fantastic stadium finish. Roads are closed for the event, plus there is entertainment on the route and plenty of water and energy stations to keep you going.

To take part all you have to do is register for your place on the Great West Run website and let us know you will be running to raise funds for Step One. Then encourage your friends, family and colleagues to support your amazing challenge and raise as much as you can for Step One!

Once you have registered, email fundraising@steponecharity.co.uk to let us know you are taking part and we will send you our fundraising pack.

You will get a running vest, Step One sponsorship forms and all the fundraising support you need!

How can I sign up?

Click the button below to fill out an online application form

Both the Great West Run Half Marathon and the Great West Run 10K take place on Sunday 22nd May, 2022. The event kicks off at 9.00am. Choose your event, fill out the online registration form and secure your place with a deposit.

Set up your fundraising page to share the news of your challenge

We recommend setting up a fundraising page on JustGiving or Facebook. It's really important to set up a fundraising page so that people can easily support you by donating to your charity run. We can help you if you need any help setting up your page.

Spread the word and start raising funds for your jump!

Tell everyone about your challenge - we can give you posters to put up and images to use on social media - and start collecting your donations. Once you have lots of pledges, you can concentrate on the task of training for your event - have fun and good luck!

Book Your Place Today!

Click the button below and follow the instructions to register for a Great West Run place

More Information

DRINK STATION 1 – Pinhoe Road (by St Marks Church outward)

DRINK STATION 2 – Cowley Bridge Road (by Steiner Academy outward)

DRINK STATION 3 – Stoke Road (by Pennsylvania Road on return)

DRINK STATION 4 & HIGH 5 ENERGY GELS – Cowley Bridge Road (by Steiner Academy on return)

DRINK STATION 5 – Prince of Wales Road (by Devon and Exeter Squash Club)

DRINK STATION 6 – Pinhoe Road (by St Marks Church on return)

CUT OFF POINT: Runners must reach the 4 mile point within 1hr 10mins of the race starting to be able to do the full 13.1 mile route. Any participant after this time will be redirected right along Cowley Bridge Road to follow the remainder of the race route as a pedestrian using footpaths. The organisers will have to enforce this cut off time due to them needing to adhere to a strict road closure reopening schedule

*You must be 17 years old or older to take part in this event.

If you require any additional information please contact our fundraising team at fundraising@steponecharity.co.uk

Route for Great West Run

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