Great South 5k

Great South 5k

The Run

Take on the fast and flat Great South 5k route with beautiful views across the Solent.

5k Entry £27

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What Makes it Great!

  • £10 Off Your Next Great Run If You Refer a Friend
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  • Fast and Flat Route With Breathtaking Sea Views
  • On Course Entertainment Zones and Incredible Support
  • Finishers' Pack, Bespoke Medal and (Optional) Finisher T-Shirt
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  • Access to Great Run Training Plans and Support

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.
If you have any queries about Great Run events, see our FAQ section here.
Entry price Includes booking fee (£2 per entry)

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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.

5k wave
09:50

Warm Up

5k wave
10:00

5k Start

5k wave
09:50

Warm Up

5k wave
10:00

5k Start


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Great South 5k

The Route

The fast and flat course is steeped in history, with breathtaking views across the Solent.

5k Entry £27

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Route Map

Route is subject to change
Route Map

Great South 5k

The Reward

The greatest reward in taking part is the sense of achievement as you cross the finish line…

5k Entry £27

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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.

Couch to 5k

If you’re taking on your first 5k, the Great Run Solo Couch to 5k challenge is the perfect training partner.
Gradually build your way to a 5k in 9 weeks and earn yourself a medal!

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