Fun Run
Sun 6 Apr 2025 Southampton, Hampshire, UK

ABP Southampton Fun Run

Walk, jog or run with the whole family, as yourselves or in fancy dress, through the city centre parks of Southampton - led by fun mascots!

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  • Sun 6 Apr 2025
Guildhall Square, Southampton

Fun Run



Age 2 & over

  • 1 mile road running


Get that finish line feeling!

An incredible day of running across Southampton with events for all ages and abilities, which have previously gained a Bronze award for top runner reviews! With glorious riverside and shoreline running, the scenery is sure to ease you through those miles as you race for the finish.


  • Southampton's incredible day of springtime running
  • Huge variety of sights and scenery
  • Range of distances to suit varying ages, abilities and goals
  • Runners' race village buzzing with support and excitement
  • Plenty of runner benefits including free photos, training plans and kit

This event is part of ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.

Event video

  • Event expo
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Fancy dress
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators
  • Teams
  • Traders at event
  • Wheelchair users

Race village

The atmosphere of the event is encouraging and friendly to all, regardless of your level of experience. The Race Village is always buzzing with support and excitement too! It's a great day out with a Family Fun Run and Challenges taking place as well.


Partners and local community groups will have various forms of entertainment for spectators in the race village, as well as live music on the stage. Around the route there will be several great entertainment groups.

Arrival time

You are advised to turn up 90 minutes before your run starts.

  • Accommodation
  • Bag storage
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Paid parking
  • Toilets
  • Urban

Event HQ

Guildhall Square
Above Bar Street
SO14 7DU

Starting and finishing in the centre of Southampton ensures easy access and exit on race day, with plenty of car parks, buses and the central train station to choose from.

By rail

The nearest train station is Southampton Central.

By bus

There will be some bus routes running - please check with local operators including Blue Star Bus, Unilink bus and First Group UK Bus Hampshire.

By car

There are lots of car parks in Southampton. Westquay car parks are now open 24 hours a day and the majority of Council Car Parks will be open from 0600.

The Fun Run aims to encourage everyone to join in with the event no matter your fitness level or experience. Start your running journey and maybe next year you’ll be doing the 10km!

  • Chip timing
  • Medal
  • T-shirt

The race is fully chip-timed and all participants receive a medal and t-shirt once they cross the finish line.

  • Age 2 & over
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
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Children under the age of 8 years must be accompanied by a paying adult running with the child.

Entry fees

Junior entry fee


Entry fee


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