Great South Run 2023

Great South Run start line

15 Oct 2023



Fundraising pledge: £200

Registration fee: £15

Distance: 10 miles

Take part in the UK's biggest 10 mile run, the Great South Run. This stunning seafront race is a favourite for beginners and regular runners alike. Starting and finishing in Southsea, the route will take you past some iconic maritime landmarks, including Portsmouth Harbour and the HMS Victory.

Every child needs a hero. By taking on this challenge, you'll be doing something extraordinary for seriously ill children and young people from across the UK.

Great South Run 2023 charity places

Secure your place on the start line by registering for one of our charity places today.

  • Registration fee: £15
  • Fundraising target: £200 (excluding Gift Aid)

Got your own place in the event?

If you are lucky enough to secure your own place for the Great South Run 2023, we'd love for you to join Team GOSH and fundraise for seriously ill children.

There is no minimum fundraising commitment; we would only ask you to raise what you can. Plus, as part of Team GOSH you'll get the same great support as our charity place runners.

Why join Team GOSH?

We'll be with you every step of the way. Join us and receive:

  • a digital welcome pack full of tips, advice and fundraising materials
  • a complimentary professional running vest
  • access to professional training plans
  • an amazing post race reception in the charity village
  • cheering posts along the route for your family and friends
  • unlimited support from a dedicated Challenge Events team
  • the satisfaction of knowing you're helping Great Ormond Street Hospital provide world-class care to its young patients and their families 

Great South Run route

The 10 mile route starts and finishes on Southsea Common, looping around Portsmouth before the final stretch along the sea front.

Please note, the course may be subject to change. Find out more here: Great South Run route.

Great South Run Route Map

More information

If you have any questions about the Great South Run or any of our fundraising events, please email

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