Great South Run

Sunday 17 October 2021
Portsmouth, UK

Great South Run

Join Team MHA at Europe's leading 10 mile race through Portsmouth!

The Great South Run takes you through Portsmouth, following a 10 mile route around the city passing the famous Historic Dockyard at Victory Gate, Spinnaker Tower, and finishing on the seafront with beautiful views of the Isle of Wight.

 

The course is fast, flat and fun, with fantastic crowds and music to keep you going. It’s the perfect race for beginners and experienced runners alike. Finally, the flat stretch along the sea front to the finish line gives you the perfect opportunity to make a personal best.

 

 

Want to be a part of it all? We’d love to have you on board!

 

To learn more about how your fundraising will help to change lives and connect our older generation in communities that care, please visit our Your Impact page

 

Why choose Team MHA?

As part of our team you’ll receive fantastic support from the moment you sign up, all to way the finish line. We’ll also provide you with:

– Free MHA running vest
– Training guide
– On-hand support from our dedicated events team
– Fundraising pack and sponsorship form to help you smash your target.
- Dedicated Facebook group
- Plenty of cheering along the way!


 

Location

Venue

The Great South Run will start and finish  on Clarence Esplanade in Southsea, Portsmouth

Event Essentials

General Information Date of event: Sunday, October 17, 2021 Contact number: 01332 221 641 Course detail:
10 miles

Join Team MHA

Registration fee: £20

 

Minimum sponsorship: £200

 

Got your own place? Join team MHA!

If you have you own place in the Great South Run and would like to run for MHA please email events@mha.org.uk or call 01332 221641 to find out more.

Get in touch

To sign-up for one of our charity places in the Great South Run please click the 'Register now' button at the top of this page or for more information email events@mha.org.uk or call 01332 221641

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For more information, please visit the Simplyhealth Great South Run website

How your money helps

By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.

 

1

£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.

2

£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.

3

£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.

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