Great Run News

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. Lee Rigby's Sister Set For Simplyhealth Great South Run Courtney Rigby will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run to raise money for the Lee Rigby Foundation, to support to veterans and victims of British terror attacks. Grandads To Run Great South Run Before World Record Row Best friends Neil Young and Peter Ketley are set to embark on the ‘world’s toughest row’ across the Atlantic Ocean to break a world record for charity. They have also signed up to the Simplyhealth Great South Run as part of their training. Sara Set For Great South Run in Memory of Late Husband Sara Cranmer lost her husband Paul to pancreatic cancer at the age of 45. She is set to take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run in his memory.