TransPennine Express named official partner of The Great Run Series

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15th May 2019

TransPennine Express have been announced as the official train partner of The Great Run Series and are to provide discounted tickets from town and cities to some of the UK’s most popular running and swimming events.

Passengers travelling to a range of events can get a special 10 percent discount off advanced fares using TransPennine Express services. The exclusive offer is available to both runners and supporters and can be booked either online or via the TPE app using the code GreatRun

The events included in the offer are listed as follows:

  • 19 May 2019 - Great Manchester Run - Manchester
  • 7-9 June 2019 - Great North Swim - Windermere
  • 7 July 2019 - Great North 10k - Newcastle
  • 8 September 2019 - Great North Run - Newcastle
  • 29 September 2019 - Great Scottish Run - Glasgow


Darren Higgins, Commercial Director for TransPennine Express said:

“We are proud to be the official train partner for The Great Run Series and will soon be transporting runners from destinations across the North direct to some of the UKs most popular running events. We want to encourage runners to leave the car at home and sit back, relax and let us take them direct to the heart of the event.”

Jennifer Isaac, Commercial Director at Great Run said:

“We’re excited to be continuing our partnership with TransPennine Express. We have a commitment to helping our runners and swimmers have great race experiences, which will all be further enhanced by a hassle-free journey to the start line.”

Author: Darren Porter
Image: TransPennine Express

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