Great South Run

Great South Run 2017

Paralysed fundraiser Claire takes on her toughest challenge yet

Paralysed fundraiser Claire Lomas MBE is taking on her toughest challenge yet at the 2017 Simplyhealth

Great South Run. 

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Sir Mo Farah after winning the men's elite race during the Great North Run. Picture: PA

Mo makes history as he wins fourth Great North Run

Sir Mo Farah made history once again on Sunday September 10 as he won his fourth successive Great North Run title.

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Getting ready for the Great South Run last year    Picture: Malcolm Wells (151025-0198)

Simplyhealth Great South Run stat attack

DID you know that those taking part in the Simplyhealth Great South Run will run the equivalent of 10 times around the circumference of the Earth?

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Jo Pavey

History of the Simplyhealth Great South Run

The Simplyhealth Great South Run is Europe’s most popular 10-mile race and started life in Southampton back in 1990 before moving just a few miles along the M27 to Portsmouth 12 months later.

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Mo Farah

How would your time compare to the winners?

Want to know how your expected Simplyhealth Great South Run time compares to those run by the top athletes down the years?

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Terri-Ann Martin

Tragic death of dad inspires Terri to take on Great South Run

A woman who lost her father in a car accident will take on her first-ever running challenge to raise money for a road safety charity.

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Runners stream past HMS Victory in the Historic Dockyard

Simplyhealth Great South Run

Read the inspiring stories behind this year's Simplyhealth Great South Run and find out all about the world’s leading 10-mile running event.

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Preparing to cross the start line   Picture: Malcolm Wells

Simplyhealth Great South Run event timetable

Whether you’re taking part or spectating, here’s what you need to know about what’s happening when.

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Charlotte and her family

Woman who lost both parents to brain tumours fundraises for cure

Charlotte Venables is turning her grief into something positive and is taking part in the Simplyhealth Great South Run

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Alex Wardle, from Lee-on-the-Solent, collapsed at home and tragically died in March 2016, aged 23. 

From left: Alex's father, Stephen Wardle, sister Gemma Wardle, Alex Wardle and his mother, Denise Wardle.

Gosport family to keep Alex’s legacy alive by taking part in Great South Run

A TEAM of 20 will be taking on a 10-mile race in memory of a student who died suddenly.

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WATCH: Countdown starts for people taking part in Great South Run

In 10 weeks time, more than 20,000 people are expected to descend upon Southsea to take part in this year’s Great South Run.

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