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The Bournemouth Marathon is Running as it should be. Beautiful coastal views, and a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers with a spectacular finish.

The Bournemouth Marathon and Half Marathon starts in Kings Park before making its way down onto the seafront. The rest of the events start from Bournemouth Prom.

Run along this picturesque coastline and take in the views as you run path both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers.

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Bournemouth, Bournemouth, GB
Bournemouth Marathon Festival
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The world's leading 10 mile running event returns to Portsmouth on Sunday 21 October 2018 and entries are now open.

This fast and flat course starts and finishes on Southsea sea front, with beautiful views of the Solent. Participants are given special permission to run through Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home to HMS Victory and the Mary Rose Museum.

Great South Run, 5K, Junior & Mini

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, GB
Great South Run, 5K, Junior & Mini
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This event, taking in some of the areas most stunning views, over Portsmouth and the Solent beyond, starts after a period of silence to member all those who have fallen in support of their country.

After the 2 minute period of silence, the race will be started with the sound of the 1 o'clock gun. We encourage entries from ALL serving members of HM Forces as well as veterans from ALL the services. Some of the proceeds from the Remembrance Day 10k will go to the RBL as well as other Service charities and The Rowans Hospice, our charity partner for 2017.

Run on closed roads, through country lanes and along part of the top of Portsdown Hill, the race will feature chip timing.

ALL finishers will get, a stunning, Poppy Themed medal.

Remembrance Day 10k & 5k

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, GB
Remembrance Day 10k & 5k

This popular series, which also incorporates the Alexandra Sports Inter-Club Challenge, takes place within the Lakeside North Harbour Complex. All the races start at 7.15pm.
The individual series is based on the best 3 performances and the team series is based on all 5 races. Every finisher scores a point for their team and the top 10 male and female finishers in each race are awarded bonus points, 10 to the winners to 1 for 10th place. There awards for the top 8 teams in the Inter-Club Challenge. In addition, there are prizes for the 1st 3 male and female finishers in each race. You can enter the series or individual races either online, by post or on the night. There is a discount for pre-entering the series. Online.The options single entry are expressed at the foot of the page.

Lakeside 5k Series

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, GB
Lakeside 5k Series

The Absolute Gosport 5k Summer Series offers a fast, out and back promenade run using an accurately measured 5k course, ideal for beginners and experienced runners alike.

This is the final race in the five race series. You can enter each race individually or save money and buy a three, four or five race season ticket.

Medals for all finishers plus prizes for race winners and winners of vet categories 1 to 7, plus a special series prize for the 1st male and female. Series points are based on your best four results.

There will be a Children's 1k sprint at each race at 7.15pm.

The Absolute Running Gosport 5k Summer Series – Race 5

Gosport, Hampshire, GB
The Absolute Running Gosport 5k Summer Series – Race 5

The New Forest Marathon comprises of 6 events, Full/Half/10k/5k/Junior 1.5k all from one location in the heart of the New Forest. All routes will start and finish from New Park Showground, Brockenhurst and wind through the heart of the New Forest National Park. The multi-terrain courses offer some of the most scenic running experiences in the country, with a blend of forest enclosures, open roads, far reaching views and of course, the famous New Forest ponies!

New Forest Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Brockenhurst, GB
New Forest Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

The Gosport 5k Summer Series offers a fast, out and back promenade run using an accurately measured 5k course, ideal for beginners and experienced runners alike.

This is the final race in the five race series. You can enter each race individually or save money and buy a three, four or five race season ticket.

Medals for all finishers plus prizes for race winners and winners of vet categories 1 to 7, plus a special series prize for the 1st male and female. Series points are based on your best four results.

Gosport 5k Summer Series — Race 5

Gosport, Hampshire, GB
Gosport 5k Summer Series — Race 5

We are delighted to announce plans for the Andover Lake Run 2018.

Last year we had nearly 500 runners for the three races and Steve Holder a Hampshire fireman and seasoned marathon runner opened the run, and ran the 10k. Our local mayor Councilor Carl Borg-Neal ran the 5k and then presented prizes donated by Alton Sports. Our main sponsor was Vitacress who handed out nutritious shots to all our competitors at the finish line.

It was a fantastic day and all the runners were well supported by family and friends. In addition, over 7,000 was raised for the foodbank.

Andover Food Bank Lake Run

Andover, GB
Andover Food Bank Lake Run
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Whether it be the Half Marathon, the 10k or the 5k, it's a flat and fast, out and back course - run along the disused Fareham to Alton railway line, from Wickham out towards Corhampton and back.

The Race HQ and Race Start returns to the trail on the edge of the village, at the car park, just off Mill Lane, Wickham. The post code for the Start & race HQ is PO17 5HZ.

Meon Valley Express Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Wickham, Hampshire, GB
Meon Valley Express Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Introducing the Inaugural Breamore 10k and 5k off-road run incorporating The Partner Race.

Lucky us and maybe lucky you. We have got permission to hold the very first running race at the stunning Breamore House. The run will be over a 5k course so 1 lap for 5k and 2 laps for 10k. You can run either of the distances on your own or run with your Partner, each taking it in turn to run a 5k lap. Combined time is your finish time.

The course is completely traffic free on bridleways and estate tracks. There are some great views along the way and yes you are right the best views are from higher ground. The course has some ups and downs but nothing too severe!

Breamore 5K & 10K

Lyndhurst, GB
Breamore 5K & 10K

Get into the spirit of Christmas and join the Naomi House & Jacksplace annual Santa Fun Run!

This Santa Fun Run will be our 10th in Winchester.

The 5k route begins at The Guildhall Winchester and takes you around the city streets before you cross the finish line!

Winchester Santa Fun Run

Winchester, Hampshire, GB
Winchester Santa Fun Run

Join thousands of Santas for this pre-Christmas fun event, with three options: the Southsea Festive Santa Mile, the Unbeatablecar Santa 10k, the Portsmouth RNLI Santa 5k Fun Run, all from Southsea seafront. A flat out and back course on rural roads. Anyone can take part, so why not bring a group of friends, family or colleagues along - even the dog - to enjoy a fun day out and really get into the Christmas spirit.

The Unbeatablecar Family Santa Fun Runs

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, GB
The Unbeatablecar Family Santa Fun Runs

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