Simplyhealth Canine Run

Entries for the 2018 Simplyhealth Canine Run have now sold out! We can't wait to see you and your furry friend on the start line this October!

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 brand new event. Part of the Simplyhealth Great South Run weekend, it’s the perfect opportunity to be active with your canine companion. 

Please note: One dog per participant only. Runners must be aged 18 or over on event day.

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


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.


Please see below for the 2018 event day timetable:

Time Simplyhealth Canine Run - Saturday 20 October 
09:00 START of Simplyhealth Canine Run

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