AJ Bell Great South 5k

Standard Entry £25
Start 10:00 am

The AJ Bell Great South 5k is back to kick off the AJ Bell Great South Run weekend on Saturday 19 October 2024. 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  be start-line ready in 12 weeks with our 5k training plan.

AJ Bell Great South 5k entries are open to runners aged 14+ on the day of the event. Entry price includes booking fee (£2 per entry).

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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

Power of Running

We believe in the Power of Running. For Great Run series ambassador and elite athlete, Eilish McColgan, running has always been a part of her life, and the Great Run events have been a proud part of her journey.

Everyone who signs up for the AJ Bell Great South 5k is a runner, regardless of finish time, and everyone has their reason for running. In our Power of Running campaign, we are bringing to life some of the amazing stories behind the tens of thousands of runners who line up on the start line each year. Tell us about your running story, and you could be featured in our campaign.

Event Timetable: 19 October 2024

Please note: Provisional timetable is subject to change

Event site and information point open.
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What You Get

We have made the decision to introduce optional finisher tees to our Great Run events. You can choose to forgo a 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 approx. £20,000.

Obviously you’ll have bragging rights for the forseeable, but you’ll also get:

The Medal

A shiny new, Great South 5k medal, an exclusive finishers t-shirt plus a finisher’s bag filled with goodies.

The Photos

Official event day photos available to view and purchase straight after the event, so smile for the cameras!

The App

Event day tracking and results ready to view on the app shortly after you cross the finish line.

The Discounts

Access to exclusive runners only discounts and offers via the Great Run Rewards platform.

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