Great South Run
15 & 16 Oct 2022

Great South Run
15 & 16 Oct 2022

The Run

The South coast’s biggest and best running event takes place in Portsmouth over a fast and flat 10 mile route.

5k Entry £25
10 Mile Entry £46

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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
  • Brand new entertainment zones and incredible support
  • Finishers' pack, bespoke medal and t-shirt
  • Access to Great Run training plans and support

Run Your City

The Great South Run is part of an incredible weekend of running that also includes the Great South 5k and Junior Mini Great South Run on Saturday 15 October. Starting and finishing on the glorious seafront, the route offers a run through history passing iconic landmarks including the Historic Dockyard, HMS Victory and Southsea Castle along with breath-taking views of the Isle of Wight. Whether you take on a 5k challenge on Saturday 15th, or 10 mile on Sunday – come and celebrate everything that’s incredible about Portsmouth with us in 2022.

Great South Run entries are open to runners aged 14+ (5k) and 16+ (10 mile) on the day of the event.

If you have any queries about Great Run events, see our FAQ section here.

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Great South 5k

Saturday 15 October

If you’re not ready to take on a 10 mile distance, then the Great South 5k is the perfect way to experience amazing sea views and race day atmosphere along a shorter, fast and flat route. 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 Run 5k entries are open to runners aged 14+ on the day of the event.

5K Timetable

Below is the provisional event day timetable and wave start times.
Please note, this may be subject to change, and we will communicate your start time and assembly time on your run number.

General
08:00

Event site and information point open

5k
09:50

Great South 5k warm up

5k
10:00

Great South 5k start

General
15:00

Event site closes

General
08:00

Event site and information point open

5k
09:50

Great South 5k warm up

5k
10:00

Great South 5k start

General
15:00

Event site closes

Event Timetable

Below is the provisional event day timetable and wave start times. Please note, this may be subject to change, and we will confirm your specific wave and start time on your run number and in your pre-event emails.

General
07:00

Information Point Opens

General
07:30

Baggage Point Opens

Elite
10:15

Elite female start

Wheelchair and visually impaired
10:19

Wheelchair and visually impaired runners start

Elite
10:35

Elite men start

Orange
10:35

Orange wave start

White
10:56

White wave start

Green
11:17

Green wave start

General
15:00

Event site closes

General
07:00

Information Point Opens

General
07:30

Baggage Point Opens

Elite
10:15

Elite female start

Wheelchair and visually impaired
10:19

Wheelchair and visually impaired runners start

Elite
10:35

Elite men start

Orange
10:35

Orange wave start

White
10:56

White wave start

Green
11:17

Green wave start

General
15:00

Event site closes

Great South Run
Merchandise

We’ve created a range of Great South Run merchandise, available to buy now from the Great Run shop.

What Our
Runners Say

Amazing run through a historic city, great support from the enthusiastic spectators, great finish line
An awesome event with such history – amazing to see people who have run every single year still doing the full 10-miles! The course if fantastic
The course scenery, location and atmosphere are spectacular. If travelling to the event I would recommend having a long weekend
I love this event. It is one of my annual races now. The route it flat with a nice sea view at the start and end of the course
I have done the Great South Run three times. I love this race and would recommend it. My children have also done the Junior race. Lovely run, lovely views
It was amazing to be a part of an event with so many others raising money for charity. The setting and atmosphere is always great!


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Great South Run
15 & 16 Oct 2022

The Route

The fast and flat 10mile course is steeped in history, passing naval landmarks, cathedrals and castles. Experience Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard, running past the incredible HMS Victory and complete your 10mile challenge at the seafront finish line.

5k Entry £25
10 Mile Entry £46

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The Route

Please note course may be subject to change.

Start & Finish Map
10 Mile Route
5k Route

The Course

Make sure you know every section of your 10-mile run – here’s your essential run-through presented by Kris Temple.

 

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15 & 16 Oct 2022

The Reward

The greatest reward in taking part is the sense of achievement as you cross the finish line, but by taking your place on the Great South Run start line, you’re already part of something really special. Great Run events are renowned for being well-organised, safe, and inclusive and the atmosphere and support is always unbelievable.

5k Entry £25
10 Mile Entry £46

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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, special edition Great South Run medal, an exclusive 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!
  • A tracking app, and your official result ready shortly after you cross the finish line
  • Runners Rewards – access to special offers for participants, from our partners and sponsors as a well done.

Exclusive Offers

Take advantage of some exclusive offers for Great South Run entrants.

20% discount

We’re delighted to bring you a 20% discount from Gym+Coffee, the Official Activewear Partner of the Great Run Series. To redeem, simply use the code…

CLIF Bar Prize Draw

CLIF Bar® is offering two lucky winners of each 2022 Great Run Series event a bundle of CLIF nutrition. Each winner will receive 2 x…

60% off your first box

Get ready for your race by cooking delicious meals with HelloFresh. Discover 37 different recipes every week, from Calorie Smart dishes and quick 20-minute dinners…

15% off

Runderwear – the UK’s No.1 seamless underwear and bra brand – are giving all Great Run runners an exclusive 15% off*! Just enter code GR15 at checkout to redeem…

Great South Run
15 & 16 Oct 2022

Run For Charity

If you are looking to run to raise money for a charity close to your heart, or help to support a good cause, there are hundreds of charity running places available to choose from.

5k Entry £25
10 Mile Entry £46

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Great South Run Charities

You may be able to secure a charity entry by agreeing to raise sponsorship money.

Join forces with the team that will get you to the finish line. We’re the only ones fighting over 200 cancer . Our life-saving work is funded entirely by the generosity of our supporters, so every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, and every runner. One in two people now survive cancer. Together we’ve achieved so much, but we won’t stop until we’ve beaten it altogether. Join the team today and we will beat cancer.

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The Bobby Moore Fund was set up in memory legendary footballer Bobby Moore, who sadly died from bowel cancer aged just 51.To date the Bobby Moore Fund has raised over £20 million. The funds are spent on world class bowel cancer research carried out by leading scientists working across the UK. With your support, bowel cancer stands no chance. Let’s make Bobby proud and help beat it sooner. Join the Bobby Moore Fund team today.

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When you run for the BHF, you run to beat the world’s biggest killers. Conditions like heart diseases, stroke and vascular dementia. You run for the people you love. You run for mums, for dads, for brothers, for sisters, for friends, for loved ones. You run to fund research that helps to keep families together. One life saving breakthrough at a time.

Champions like you have helped get them this far – heart transplants, clot busting drugs, genetic testing and so much more. So join the BHF, and fix your eyes on the finish line. Because together, you can beat heartbreak forever.

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Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. We can beat it, but we can’t do it alone.

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We need you to run for us. We need your miles, your energy, your determination to help us find a cure. We know that training for a run isn’t easy. But we need you to beat that snooze button, beat the weather, beat the wall – beat everything that stands between you and the finish line.

Run for us and join the race to beat dementia.

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The NSPCC are the Uk’s leading children’s charity and we are passionate about the work we do. We want to answer every call, reach every child when they need help, and keep adapting to whatever challenge is thrown at us.

Around 90 per cent of our income comes from our supporters – people like you, who decide to take a stand and help protect children. Join the team today and together we can help keep children safe.

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With your help we can do more for people living with cancer, giving each person the support they need to look after all that matters and take care of their health, protect personal relationships and deal with work and money worries. We want to help everyone with cancer find their best way through, from the moment of diagnosis, so they’re able to live life as fully as they can. You can be someone who makes that happen.

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Other Charities

3 Million Steps
A Smile for a Child
Action Bladder Cancer UK
Action for A-T
Action for Carers Surrey
Addisons Disease Self Help Group
Adoption UK
Adopt South
Alopecia UK
AMEND
Autism Hampshire
Ben – The Motor And Allied Trades Benevolent Fund
Beyond Bea Charity
brainstrust
Brake – The Road Safety Charity
Cerebral Palsy Sport
Children on the Edge
Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group
Church Army
CUREUsher
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Debra
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust
Emily’s Star
Encephalitis Society
Go Commando
HEART
Help Musicians
Home Instead Charities UK
Home-Start Portsmouth
Home Start Uk
Hospice UK
Hounds for Heroes
Independent Age
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust
Jon Egging Trust
Lockton Charitable Trust
London Nightline
MHA
Motor Neurone Disease Association
Mountbatten Isle of Wight
Muscular Dystrophy UK
Naomi House
National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society
National Tremor Foundation
Niamh’s Next Step
No Limits
Oasis Community Housing
Ovacome
Pets as Therapy
Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association
PTSD UK
Red Foundation Emergency Dachshund Rescue & Rehoming Charity
Royal College of Surgeons
Royal Surrey County Hospital Charity
Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity
RSPCA
Simon Says
Solent Mind
Steps
Stroke Association
Target Ovarian Cancer
Teenage Cancer Trust
The Mariposa Trust
The Mintridge Foundation
The Quilter Foundation
The Rainbow Centre for Conductive Education
The Rowans Hospice
The Royal Marines Charity
Tough Enough to Care
UK Sepsis Trust Limited
Vasculitis UK
Wave 105 Cash for Kids
Wetwheels Solent CIC
Wheelpower
Wouldn’t Change a Thing
Zurich Community Trust

Junior & Mini
Great South Run

Make the Great South Run a family event and get the kids involved in the Junior or Mini Great South Run on Saturday.

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