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Distance 2.5K & 1.5K
Location Southsea, Portsmouth
Date 22 October 2016

Junior and Mini Great South Run

Every year 2,500 young runners warm up the streets of Southsea at the Junior and Mini Great South Run. The biggest children's running event in the South returns with 1.5k and 2.5k courses for ages 3-8 and 9-15 respectively.

All Junior and Mini runners will receive their very own running t-shirt, a goodie-filled finisher’s pack and that all-important medal.

Please note: All Mini run numbers (ages 3-8) will have an 'accompanying adult' bib attached.  Junior runners (aged 9-15) must not be accompanied by an adult unless there is a special requirement that necessitates adult accompaniment.


Down By The Seaside Fancy Dress

Sailor or surfer, mermaid or shark, pirate or fisherman …. this year celebrate everything that’s good about living by the coast as we are holding a seaside themed fancy dress competition at the Junior and Mini Great South Run!

Run your 1.5k or 2.5k course dressed as your favourite character that you’d find at sea for the chance to win spot prizes on the day… and don’t worry mums and dads... you can get involved in the fun too.

Down By The Seaside Dress Up

Timetable

Time Junior and Mini Great South Run
08:30 Car parking on Southsea Common, information desk and baggage drop open
09:30 5k start assembly areas open
10:15 Great South Run 5K warm up
10:30 Great South Run 5K start
11:50 Mini Great South Run (Wave 1 - PINK) warm-up
12:00 Mini Great South Run (Wave 1 - PINK) start
12:20 Mini Great South Run (Wave 2 - GREEN) warm-up
12:30 Mini Great South Run (Wave 2 - GREEN) start
12:50 Junior Great South Run Girls warm-up
12:58 Junior Great South Run for self-propelled wheelchairs start (boys & girls)
13:00 Junior Great South Run Girls start
13:35 Junior Great South Run Boys warm-up
13:45 Junior Great South Run Boys start

*NB. All times are subject to change in the lead up to the event

The Course

Both the Junior and Mini routes start on Clarence Esplanade, opposite the Skate Park. From here, all the runners head west past the D-Day museum and Blue Reef Aquarium.

Mini runners then turn right into Serpentine Way while Junior runners head up to a turnaround point next to Mozzarella Joes. Both runs then head up Serpentine Way and down Lady’s Mile to reach Avenue De Caen. The kids then head for the finish back on Clarence Esplanade.

Course Map

How to enter

Make it a Great day out for all the family in Portsmouth, the UK's best waterfront city

2.5K Junior

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Price: £15 per entry
Be part of a great day of sport at the Junior Great South Run (9-15 years)

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1.5K Mini

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Price: £14 per entry
Be part of a great day of sport at the Mini Great South Run (3-8 years)

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