Great South Run 2023

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£19.00 - £46.00
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About
Take on one of the iconic races in the British running calendar. The wonderful route takes runners on a scenic journey through the historic naval city of Portsmouth, including past the historic HMS Victory. Come for the memorable atmosphere, a fast, flat course and an incredible seaside start and finish. Brought to you by the people behind the Great North Run, the worlds biggest half marathon.
Participants
5k - Saturday, Junior - Saturday, Mini - Saturday , and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat, 14 Oct 2023 - Sun, 15 Oct 2023
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 3PB, UK
Start times
Sun, 15 Oct 2023
10 Miles - Sunday:
10:35am
Sat, 14 Oct 2023
5k - Saturday:
10:00am |
Junior - Saturday:
1:00pm |
Mini - Saturday :
12:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Great South Run 2023
10 Miles - Sunday
Distance
10mi
£46.00
5k - Saturday
Distance
5km
£25.00
Junior - Saturday
Distance
2.5km
£19.00
Mini - Saturday
Distance
1.2km
£19.00
Route information
This iconic event takes you on a historic route, on a course steeped in history. Runners will fly past naval landmarks such as the incredible HMS Victory in Portsmouth's Dockyard. You will also see cathedrals and castles on your way to the amazing seafront finish line.
The flat and fast course is appropriate for runners of all abilities, so anyone can come and soak up the buzzing atmosphere created by the thousands of runners, the music on course and the entertainment zones every mile.
This event is hugely popular so make sure you get yourself a spot on the start line!
Junior & Mini Races
Junior Race
Distance: 2.5k
Ages: 9 to 15
Mini Race
Distance: 1.2k
Ages: 3 to 8
Taking place the day before the 10 Mile Race these two races for children make this a weekend event for the whole family. There will be encouragement throughout, a medal and goodies at the finish and that finish line feeling we all know and love. These wonderful races will inspire a budding athlete in your little ones and a life long love of being active.
Children will get a medal they can show off to their friends and edible treats when they cross the finish line! Not only that, there will also be spot prizes for the best fancy dress!
Adult Assistance
Children in the Mini Race must be accompanied by an adult, and each child must be registered in the race.
Adults do not have to run with children in the Junior Race, but they can if they request to if they wish.
What's included
  • Bespoke finishers medal
  • Exclusive finishers t-shirt
  • Finishers goodie bag
  • Free training plan
  • Oncourse music entertainment zones to keep you motivated
  • Incredible crowd support
  • Access to local Runner Reward offers
  • Pre-race training advice and motivation
  • Access to the free Great Run app to allow your loved ones to track your progress along the route as well as access to all event information
  • Oncourse hydration stations
  • Post event finisher village with activations and giveaways
  • Chip-timed results
  • Closed roads
  • Marked and marshalled route
  • Full medical support
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How to get there
Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 3PB, UK
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Public Transport
Due to the number of participants, it is advised that you use public transport.
Event day logistics
Saturday
10:30 5k starts
12:00 Mini race starts
13:00 Junior race starts
Sunday
10:35 Great South Run starts
*All timings are subject to change, and confirmed start times will be released closer to the event date and communicated to all entrants by Great Run.
Start Times
Your start time and wave allocation will be based on your estimated finish time when you enter. You can determine what wave you are in by looking at your race number, which you will receive in your race pack.
Age Requirements
Great South Run entries are open to runners aged 16 & over for the 10 Mile event and, and 14 & over for the 5k.
The Junior Race for children aged 9 - 15. The Mini race is for children aged 3 - 8, all Mini entrants must run with a parent.
Race Packs
Race numbers will be included in your race pack which will be sent to entrants approximately 2 weeks before the event. This will include your timing chip, wave colour, arrival time, and approximate start time.
Once you have received your race pack, you must read all the information as this is important preparation and will make sure you enjoy your day.
Bag Drop
A self-service bag drop will be available for all runners on event day. All runners need to fill out their bag label (which is detached from their race number) and attach it to their bag before dropping it off. There will be security staff present but the organisers cannot accept any responsibility for lost/stolen items.
Live Photos
Your official race photos from the run will go LIVE the moment you pass a MarathonPhotos.Live photographer at points around the course.
Share your race number with family and friends and they can register to be notified as soon as your photos are online, as well as track your progress around the course.
Results
Results will be published hereExternalLink after the event.
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Great Run
Great Run is the UK’s biggest mass participation sports business. They have been creating and delivering major, televised, mass participation events for over 4 decades. In that time, over 4.7m runners, swimmers and cyclists have been cheered across the finish line. Their signature event is the world’s biggest half marathon, the iconic Great North Run, which reached its milestone 40th event last year. The Great North Run evolved into a UK wide series of events, giving over 200,000 runners the chance to achieve their goals every year.
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