Simplyhealth Canine Run

It’s not just humans who love running, dogs love it too! Get fit with your four legged friend and grab your place in this sell-out event. Part of the Simplyhealth Great South Run weekend, it’s the perfect opportunity to be active with your canine companion. Places are limited, so get in quick. Please note: One dog per participant only.

The Course

The flat 2.5k course starts on Clarence Esplanade, opposite the Skate Park, and heads west past the D-Day museum and Blue Reef Aquarium. You will reach a turnaround point next to Mozzarella Joes, before heading up Serpentine Way and down Lady’s Mile to reach Avenue De Caen. You will then cross the finish line on Clarence Esplanade.

Course Map


Please see below for the 2019 event day timetable:

Time Simplyhealth Great South 5K - Saturday 19 October 
07:30 Southsea Common Car Park opens
08:00 Event Site and Information Point open
09:00 START of Simplyhealth Canine Run 2019

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


Canine checklist: At least one year old, Fit healthy and can run 2.5km, Sociable with other dogs, Not in season, On a lead or harness at all times, Fully vaccinated, Wearing name tag and collar.

2018 Results

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