Great Run News

Mum's Baby's Premature Birth Inspires South Run Sign Up Sarah Davies will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run on Sunday 21 October after her baby daughter was born prematurely at just 25 weeks. Dad's Great South Run After Son's Leukaemia Battle Ben Slater will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run on Sunday 21 October to support the hospital ward that cared for his son Joseph when he was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Becky Sheds 5 Stone And Signs Up For South Run Becky Rogers shed five stone in preparation for her wedding is now set to take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run after always fearing she was too overweight to run. Sharon's Great South Run For Mental Health Awareness Sharon Healy started running to combat her depression and will take on a 10 mile challenge at the Simplyhealth Great South Run to raise awareness about mental health issues and to make a step towards living a more active life. Angela Enters South Run After Thyroid Cancer Battle Angela Mills will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run after she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at just 22-years-old Burgess Joins Pompey Runners To Launch South Run Portsmouth Football Club's Christian Burgess joined a team of runners from the club's official charity to launch the 2018 Simplyhealth Great South Run. Amazing Claire Lomas Completes Her #10in24 Challenge Paralysed fundraiser Claire Lomas MBE has completed her toughest challenge to date at the Simplyhealth Great South Run, by walking the 10 miles over 24 hours in a bionic suit. Portsmouth Hosts Over 20,000 For Great South Run It was a weekend to remember for Portsmouth and Southsea as the South coast played host to over 20,000 runners for the Simplyhealth Great South Run, the world’s leading 10-mile running event. 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. Submariners Take On South Run Carrying 25kg Submarine 16 Marine Engineers decided to run the Simplyhealth Great South Run with their own purpose built submarine to raise money for two armed forces charities.