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Enter the 2014 Great South Run for charity! This 10 mile run is a fast, flat route in Southsea, Portsmouth and so it's the ideal course to record a personal best.


This course weaves through the scenic roads between the North and South Downs. Looping around the beautiful Devils Punch Bowl, from which the sportive gets its name, the course then heads up into the challenging North Downs.


Completing this iconic race is a lifetime goal for so many people. Run 26.2 miles through the streets of London and earn your coveted London Marathon medal!


The London 2 Brighton Challenge is a tough and rewarding challenge. To walk – or jog - from city to coast – across varied terrain, day and night – is a challenge like no other taking place over the bank holiday weekend of 23 - 24 May 2015.


Get the whole family involved with races including a marathon, half marathon, team relay (where teams of four complete the marathon course) 10k, 5k and a junior race for 8- to 16-year-olds.

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