The Great South Run 2019
This year saw the thirtieth anniversary of the Great South Run, a race considered to be probably one of the most prestigious ten mile races in the world!
Over 20,000 competitors took part this year with the race starting on Clarence Esplanade and taking in many of the cities famous sights such as the HMS Victory in the historic dockyard and the spinnaker tower.
The conditions this year were perfect with a cool temperature, light breeze and sunshine.Eilish McColgan won the women's event with a time of 51.36, breaking her mothers record set in the 90's and retaining her title. The men's winner was Marc Scott taking the title from the 3-time winner, Chris Thompson, in a time of 46:57.
The Simply health great south run was proud to have diabetes UK as the sponsorship partner.
Entries for next years event are now open and will cost £43. The event is expected to sell out again as it did this year.
This video was taken on the corner of Cromwell road right outside the Eastney Tavern public house. Congratulations to everyone who took part and already looking forward to next years event!