Event of the Week

Simplyhealth Great South Run

Five reasons to run the Simplyhealth Great South Run

With just over two months to go until the world’s leading 10-mile run, here are just a few reasons why you should join over 20,000 people in Portsmouth on Sunday 22 October.

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1.       Get a PB
The famous flat course is perfect for smashing your PB!
 
2.       Go where no man has gone before…
Sort of! This is the only running event that lets you enter the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, an active naval base. You will pass Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory, and Henry VIII’s beloved Mary Rose, which you can also visit once you cross the finish line.
 
3.       The start line experience
The adrenaline rushes through your veins as you stand on the start line. The seafront is transformed into a sea of people as thousands come together in the name of fun, fitness and fundraising.
 
4.       Henderson Road
You might not have heard of Henderson Road, but once you’ve run through it you’ll never forget. Hundreds of spectators come out of their houses to cheer you on, play music, and hand out drinks. A true highlight of the Simplyhealth Great South Run.
 
5.       Jelly beans
Just when you need that sugar rush at nine miles!
 
To enter the Simplyhealth Great South Run click here