Great South 5k
What Makes it Great!
The Great South 5k kicks off the Great South Run weekend on Saturday 14 October 2023. Expect beautiful views across the Solent, an incredible atmosphere, lovely fresh sea air and a fast & flat route – so if you’re aiming for a PB then this route will certainly give you a great shot at getting one.If you’re just starting out or training for your first 5k, you can download our 5k training plan and be start line ready in 12 weeks. Find out more here.
Great South 5k entries are open to runners aged 14+ on the day of the event.
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Entry price Includes booking fee (£2 per entry)
Event Day Timetable
Below is the provisional event day timetable.
Please note: this may be subject to change. We will communicate your start time and assembly time on your run number.
Great South 5k
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Route is subject to change
What You Get
Obviously you’ll have bragging rights for the foreseeable, but you’ll also get…
- A huge round of applause as you cross the finish line
- A shiny new, Great South 5k medal, an exclusive (optional) finishers t-shirt plus a finisher’s bag filled with goodies
- Official event day photos available to view and purchase on event day, so smile for the cameras!
- Runners Rewards – access to special offers for participants, from our partners and sponsors as a well done.
We have made the decision to introduce optional finisher tees to our Great Run events for 2023. You can choose to forgo you finisher tee shirt at the point of entry, and in lieu of this we will make a donation to the National Trust Woodlands Appeal. Find out more here.
We will donate a portion of the fulfilment costs for each runner who chooses this option to the fund and commit that this donation to be a minimum of £20,000 in 2023.