The Great South Run

Great North Run
Southsea, Portsmouth
Charity runs

Get your own place

  1. Sign up at the Great South Run website
  2. Get a sponsorship pack from us
  3. Get set and go!

Got a place already?

Request your sponsorship pack and join our team.

Help out on the day

Join our dedicated event team to support our participants on the day.

Join Cancer Research UK in Europe's leading 10 mile race in Southsea, Portsmouth and help us to beat cancer sooner.

The course is fast and flat, with fantastic crowds and music to keep you going. What's more, you'll enjoy brilliant views of the Isle of Wight, and you could spot yourself on the televised broadcast on Channel Five.

Join the Cancer Research UK community to receive training and fundraising tips, along with much more, by joining our Facebook event page.

Why not come and enjoy Portsmouth's rich naval heritage? Run for Cancer Research UK and help more people beat cancer.

Race day information

We'll be out along the course on race day to cheer you on. Look out for our incredible cheering teams.

Once the race is over, head over to the Charity Village, located in Castle Field, and pay us a visit at our post race reception where we will have massage therapists and refreshments to help you relax after the event.

Any questions? Contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461 or email

Did you know...

Cancer Research UK identified faulty genes that drive cancer cells to grow – such as BRAF in skin cancer and EGFR in lung and other cancers - paving the way for important new targeted treatments.

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