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The Great South Run

The 25th Great South Run took place on 26th October, 2014. The Trek and Run team was supported during this event by; Gore Running Wear - http://www.goreapparel.co.uk/ Airia Running Shoes - http://www.airiarunning.com/ Push Nutrition - http://www.pushnutrition.eu Garmin Action Cameras - https://buy.garmin.com/en-GB/GB/outdoor/action-cameras/virb-elite/prod119594.html First of all, here’s a film made whilst running to give you an idea of both course and atmosphere. Part 1 by Dave Wise We were excited about taking part in this Great South Run. Totally, totally excited. Apart from the fact that it’s always an honour to run in the same race as so many thousands…

The Bupa Great South Run, 2013, England

The 2013 Bupa Great South Run took place on 27th October in Portsmouth. Below is our review of the race. First of all, here’s a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route Part 1; Dave Wise The Great South Run is reckoned to be one of the top 10 mile races in the world; it was also going to be the biggest event I’ve taken part in. 25,000 people were due to take part, the organisers said, and that was twice…

The Great South Run, 2013

by Cat Bednarski Considering this was my first 10 mile race I was quite anxious about this one, and of course it didn’t completely fill me with confidence that it fell on the eve of the biggest storm in over 20 years either! However, I made it across that finish line with a great big smile upon my winded face. I started near the beack so the first couple of miles were very slow; trying to create a route through the crowds of slow starters/walkers was not easy. Though, once…

The Great South Run, 2013

by Steve Kimberley So my first time running the Great South Run was also my first trip to the nautical city of Portsmouth, and fortunately neither experience turned out to be a disappointment. After turning up a tad late, I attempted to grab a few minutes extra warm up with the rest of the TrekandRun team only to get picked up by the Channel 5 cameras, who broadcast us having a rather unorthodox warm-up strut in front of the elite athletes. As the race started, it were as if by…