Great Run News

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. 20,000 To Celebrate All That Is Great About Portsmouth Portsmouth will play host to 20,000 people who are set to take part in the Simplyhealth Great South Run this weekend Thompson's Up For A Treble In Portsmouth Chris Thompson is gunning for a Simplyhealth Great South Run first when he defends his title at the ten-mile race in Portsmouth at the weekend. 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. Charity Set For South Run For Nurse Who Took Own Life Liam Barnes will lead a team of runners to take part in the Simplyhealth Great South Run in memory of his beloved cousin Laura Hyde who took her own life at just 27-years-old. Kate To Knock Out Stereotypes In Portsmouth An athlete with Cerebral Palsy, who became an internet sensation after footage of her boxing on her knees went viral, is preparing for her next challenge, walking a mile at the Simplyhealth Great South Run. 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.