Great South Run for PTSD UK

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Great South Run

Great South Run

The challenge


Join us for another spectacular South Coast running celebration on Sunday 15 October 2023, famous for its buzzing atmosphere, iconic music and entertainment zones, and a route that takes runners past HMS Victory, Portsmouth’s historic dockyard and the glorious seafront finish.

The event is a popular one and numbers are limited, so get in quick to secure your place on the start line.

Great South Run entries are open to runners aged 16+ on the day of the event.

Great South Run

The details

Event TypeRun
Registration Fee£42
Fundraising Target£250

Great South Run

The route

Starting and finishing on the glorious seafront, the route offers a run through history passing iconic landmarks including the Historic Dockyard, HMS Victory and Southsea Castle along with breath-taking views of the Isle of Wight. Signs will direct you to the assembly area on Avenue de Caen and to the start line on Clarence Esplanade.

With entertainment zones and charity cheering squads, they’ll have you bopping, clapping, singing, and running from start to finish.

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The event day: WHat you'll get

Fully signposted route

To keep you on the right track!

Water stations

All along the route, you'll be provided with water

your medal!

You'll get an official Medal on completion!

Other than all the good vibes, fitness and mental health benefits you’ll also get…

  • Access to the free Great Run app to allow your loved ones to track your progress along the route
  • Access to the Great Run information point for any last minute queries (or safety pins)
  • Closed roads offering a safe running environment
  • Food and drink options to refuel
  • A shiny new medal, an exclusive finishers t-shirt plus a finisher’s bag filled with goodies
  • Plenty of medical support all around our routes should you ever need any assistance
  • A huge round of applause as you cross the finish
  • Official event day photos available to view and purchase a couple of days after the event, so smile for the cameras!
  • Your official result ready shortly after you cross the finish line
  • Runners Rewards – access to special offers for participants, from our partners and sponsors as a well done.

Great South Run

fundraising for ptsd uk

We’re SO grateful to have you on Team PTSD UK!! Thank you for your support! By signing up to this event, you’re pledging to raise at least £250 in sponsorship for us – but don’t worry, we’ll help you by sending you a pack with fundraising help and materials. 

Visit this page to find out more about how your fundraising helps support our mission to support everyone affected by PTSD, no matter the trauma that caused it. 

As a thank you for your support, we’re offering everyone who enters for the 2023 event, a free PTSD UK technical running Tshirt or vest to wear on the day!

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how to sign up

Join as an Individual or with friends to support PTSD UK with much needed fundraising and an incredible event! Simply click the button below to be taken to our EventBrite page to sign up!