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Portsmouth 10k 2023

There has been a change to this event since the original listing, the most up to date information is posted below. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

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Portsmouth 10k
Sunday 2 Jul 2023

£17.49 Adults | £11.00 Children | Under 6s Free

Minimum fundraising target: £50

Date: Sunday 2 Jul 2023

Time: 10:00

Venue: Southsea Common

Everyone has a reason to Race for Life. Enter now and raise money for life-saving research. Together we will beat cancer.

About the 10k event

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The 10k is just over 6 miles and perfect for those looking for more of a challenge. Take on a longer distance without pressure! If you enjoy walking or running and have taken part in charity runs before, then a 10k could be the one for you. Take it at your own pace, in a group, or go solo and push yourself a bit further while helping to fund our life-saving cancer research.

Location

Venue: Southsea Common, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, PO5 3NT View map

Course information

The Portsmouth 10k Race for Life route is a flat route running around the beautiful Southsea Common, taking in views of Ladies Mile. The 10k is a double lap of the 5k route.

Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

On the day

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Take part in a group or go solo
Take part as an individual or in a group and have fun raising money for life-saving research. You can walk, jog or run, going at your own pace, or lead the way as a Group Leader getting family, friends and colleagues involved! However you choose to Race, you will be helping to beat cancer.
 
 
Warm up with other participants
Get moving just before you begin your Race for Life event with a live and interactive warm up session.
 
Supporters and spectators welcome
Spectators are very welcome on the day to cheer you on! The more the merrier.
 
Soak up the atmosphere
After you've completed the course, why not make a day of it with other participants, friends and family, and have a picnic in the park.

While your entry fee covers the cost of your event, it's the money you raise that will fund vital research and see more people surviving cancer.

Event details

Once you sign up for your Race for Life event, you'll receive an email with all the need-to-know details to help you feel fully prepared for the day.

Meeting point

The start line is on Southsea Common on the adjacent field to Clarence Esplanade.

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Please use city centre car parks for the event. There is no event parking on site.

Although parking has previously been available for this event on Southsea Common, unfortunately, this is no longer the case. Please use City Centre Car Parks or the Park and Ride service. Please click the link for Park & Ride information http://parkandride.portsmouth.gov.uk/whatson.shtml

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
No parking

The route is mainly on flat tarmac roads and paths but there is a large section of the course on Southsea Common itself, the grass is cut and flat but may be harder to navigate in wet weather. 

This event is suitable for wheelchairs users and pushchairs with assistance.

Disabled/ accessible parking can be found in most nearby car parks. Details can be found here: https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/services/parking-roads-and-travel/parking/car-parks/ 

There are no allocated drop off points for the event but please be aware that Avenue de Caen will be closed as part of the route.

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk&

Bring a water bottle
We want to make Race for Life as sustainable as possible by reducing our single use plastic consumption, so please bring your own reusable water bottle, already filled. We'll provide a water-refill solution that is cost-effective for the charity and environmentally-friendly.

Have the right kit
Think comfortable clothes and trainers. Check out the latest range of Race for Life clothing and accessories in our online shop.

Be sun smart
Covering up will protect your skin. Find out more about being sun smart. Don't forget a hat and sunscreen.

Your back sign and race number
Remember to bring your back sign and Race number which will be sent to you in the post – don’t forget safety pins so you can attach them to you.

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