Great Run News

90s TV Favourites Set To Celebrate 30th Great South Run Portsmouth will play host to more than 20,000 people this weekend as competitors line up for the 30th Simplyhealth Great South Run McColgan To Defend Simplyhealth Great South Run Title Eilish McColgan will defend her Simplyhealth Great South Run title next week as the world’s leading ten-mile race celebrates its 30th anniversary Simplyhealth Great South Run Sells Out The Simplyhealth Great South Run, which takes place on Sunday 20 October, has reached capacity - but there are still ways that you can be a part of this big weekend of sport Great Run Company voted best UK event organiser Great North Run takes best Flagship Event, with five other Great Run events placing in top ten Cheryl Aims For South Run After Breast Cancer Battle Cheryl Skedgel-Hill had to delay taking part in the Simplyhealth Great South Run because she was undergoing treatment for stage three breast cancer. She is now determined to take on the 10 mile challenge this year with her family. Lizzy Yarnold Launches 30th Great South Run Lizzy Yarnold, Britain’s most decorated Winter Olympian, joined a group of runners from the past, present and future of the Simplyhealth Great South Run to kick off the event’s 30th anniversary. Simplyhealth Great South Run Saturday Events Open The Simplyhealth Great Junior and Mini Great South Run and the Simplyhealth Great South 5k are set to return to Portsmouth on Saturday 19 October. Over 20,000 Descend On Portsmouth For Great South Run It was a weekend to remember for Portsmouth as the South coast played host to over 20,000 runners for the Simplyhealth Great South Run. 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. EURO STARS PAVEY AND VERNON LINE UP SOUTH RUN CHALLENGE European 10,000m champion Jo Pavey and double European medallist Andy Vernon are to line up in the 26th edition of the Morrisons Great South Run on Sunday 25 October.