Dear Old Sedberghian Community,

The OS Club is thrilled to launch this year’s Sedbergh Global Run, which will be held in conjunction with the 2021 Wilson Run on Tuesday 15th June. From Friday 11th-Tuesday 15th June, Old Sedberghians, parents, staff and friends of Sedbergh are invited to take part in the Global Run by going for a run and tweeting a photo or video of themselves in their locations around the world using the hashtag #SedberghGlobalRun.

The short video message can be a message of support for this year’s runners and/or you describing The Wilson Run in your own words to spur on this year’s runners. For many, this is one of the highlights of their time at Sedbergh. With the race cancelled last year for just the fourth time in its 141-year history, the event will be taking place as a School-only event without spectators, which further emphasises the significance of these photos and videos of support while also uniting the global Sedbergh community for the largest School event of the year.

The first Global Run in 2019 was a huge success with more than 600 tweets posted from 23 different countries across 6 continents. We anticipate this year to be even bigger and would love to see everyone getting involved with photo and video tweets from around the world!


1. Tweet a running photo or video of yourself using the hashtag #SedberghGlobalRun.
2. State or tag your location in the tweet.
3. Describe the Wilson Run in your own words and spur on this year’s runners with a message of support!

For further inspiration, please watch the OS Club’s Global Run Launch Video above which features footage from the last Global Run and previous Wilson Run’s as well as further information about this unique challenge. We hope the video brings back nostalgic memories of a shared heritage and encourages you to take part!

If you are interested in getting involved, or have any questions, please get in touch with Alumni Director Ben Collins at bpc@sedberghschool.org.

We look forward to seeing your tweets over the next few days!

Please see below a heat map displaying the last edition of the Global Run in 2019, accompanied by tweets of those who took part last time. Best of luck!