Great South Run

Great South Run 2017

Great South Run heroine Claire wins special sports award

THOUSANDS of people cheered her on as she completed the Great South Run despite being paralysed from the chest down.

Running for Hollie: from left, Cheryl's husband Matt Kingston,'Shaun Nichols,'Steve Grant, 'Del Button and 'Hollie

CHERYL GIBBS: Running for Hollie – I’m so proud of my family

It was an emotional day for everyone. But for one little girl – my beautiful niece Hollie, it was the show of support and strength that made this year’s Great South Run.


WATCH: Inspirational Claire Lomas thanks well wishers for Great South Run support

The paralysed woman who hauled her way ten miles around the Great South Run course has praised people who turned out to cheer her on in her epic effort.

WATCH: Inspirational fundraiser Claire Lomas crosses the Great South Run finish line

AFTER more than 24 hours of battling through the wind and rain, inspirational fundraiser Claire Lomas completed her Great South Run challenge on Southsea seafront this morning.
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Bittersweet effort from Portsmouth’s Teuten

Alex Teuten revealed his fourth-place finish in the Great South Run was a bittersweet occasion.

Lily Partridge, left, with winner Gemma Steel and Charlotte Purdue. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

Partridge upbeat after second-place effort

It proved so near, yet so far for Lily Partridge.

Friends Kieran Pearson, Caroline Searle and Lee Warne at the finishing line

Friends complete Great South Run for terminally-ill wedding charity

GETTING married is not a priority in life for some, but for others it can be their final wish.

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Organiser hails 27th Great South Run a success as more than 20,000 brave the leftovers of Storm Brian

MORE than 20,000 people zipped along the streets of Portsmouth yesterday for the Great South Run.

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Grant Sabin, 34, after completing the Simplyhealth Great South Run 2017

‘I owe them an enormous thank you’

WITH the city’s ties to the armed forces, it was inevitable that people would run in droves to support our brave heroes.

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Gemma Steel wins the Great South Run. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

Steel: Relief to win maiden Great South Run title

Gemma Steel toasted a maiden Great South Run women’s title and admitted: It is a relief to have finally done it.


Thompson already eyeing up a Great South three-timer

Chris Thompson has already set his sights on a hat-trick of Great South Run titles after his victory in this year’s event.

Running from the front: thousands of people joined the Great South Run 2017   Image: Byron Melton

Joyful joggers cross the finish line on a windy Great South Run

THOUSANDS of fleet-footed runners are crossing the finish line of the Great South Run.

Chris Thompson celebrates his victory in the Great South Run. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

GSR winner Thompson: That was tough going

Chris Thompson admitted he found the going tough as he celebrated back-to-back Great South Run victories.

Chris Thompson celebrates his victory in the Great South Run. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

Thompson claims back-to-back GSR victories

Chris Thompson defended his Great South Run title with victory around the streets of Portsmouth and Southsea today.


Domestic showdown as duo bid to better near misses

GREAT SOUTH RUN near misses will be fuelling the fire of the women’s field in this year’s race.


Thompson’s the target as he puts title on line

CHRIS THOMPSON admitted a target is on his back as he aims for back-to-back Great South Run titles.

The start of the Mini Great South Run in 2014

Saturday’s Great South Run events cancelled

ORGANISERS have cancelled tomorrow’s events for the Great South Run as strong winds look set to batter the coast, affected thousands of runners.

The runners on the course of the Great South Run, 2016. Picture: Peter Langdown

Great South Run: Here’s your guide to the big event

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Great South Run 2017: Everything you need to know

There are just four days to go until this year’s Great South Run.

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These runners will be taking on the Great South Run with Ben Male for his son Leo

Southsea dad to take on Great South Run to raise awareness of son’s condition

CARING dad Ben Male is taking on a 10-mile race to raise awareness of his son’s condition.

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