Great Run News

Lord Mayor Signs Up To South 5k As Part Of Campaign The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, councillor Lee Mason, has signed up to run the Simplyhealth Great South 5k as part of his campaign to encourage the city to eat better, move more and help others. Children And Mums Run For Cystic Fibrosis Campaign Mums and their children who are leading a national campaign to get a life-changing medicine made available to those who have cystic fibrosis, have signed up to the Simplyhealth Great South Run weekend to raise awareness about the condition. Grandmother Fran To Join Family At South 5k Grandmother Fran Kirk is set to take on her first run at the Simplyhealth Great South 5k with her family after being diagnosed with stomach cancer earlier this year. Tails Are Wagging For Sold Out Simplyhealth Canine Run With more than 100 dogs set to take part in the very first Simplyhealth Canine Run on Saturday 20 October, the event has officially sold out. SOUTH RUN SATURDAY EVENTS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER The Simplyhealth Great South 5k and the Junior and Mini Great South Run events, which were scheduled to take place on Saturday 21 October have been cancelled. THIS GIRL CAN WAVE HITS PORTSMOUTH 5K Women who have been inspired by the This Girl Can fitness campaign are being invited to take a special place at this year’s Morrisons Great South Run 5K. SOUTH BUSINESSES RUNNING TOGETHER The starting gun has been fired on the Morrisons Great South Run Business Challenge which will see companies from across the region line up to see who is the fastest. ANDY VERNON LAUNCHES MORRISONS GREAT SOUTH RUN Double European Championships medallist Andy Vernon visited HMS Warrior in Portsmouth today (27 January) to launch the Morrisons Great South Run 2015.