Sat 19 Oct 2024 Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

Junior & Mini Great South Run | Junior

We love to run by the seaside with crazy costumes, music and so much more, you’re guaranteed a fantastic day out as part of the famous Great South Run weekend.

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  • Sat 19 Oct 2024
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth




Age 9-15

  • 2.5 km road running


Give younger athletes a taste of that big event buzz with an entry into the AJ Bell Mini (3-8) or Junior (9-15) Great South Run and kickstart a lifelong love of being active.

With crazy costumes, music and so much more, you’re guaranteed a fantastic day out, plenty of sea air and an unforgettable finish line feeling.

This event is part of Junior & Mini Great South Run.

Event video

  • Event village
  • Families
  • Fancy dress
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators

Saturday events

  • 5K, Junior and Mini races

Sunday events

  • Coast
  • Entertainment
  • Toilets
  • Urban

Event HQ

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

  • Distance markers
  • Entertainment
  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Food stations
  • Marshals
  • Out and back
  • PB
  • Sweeper
  • Traffic free
  • Water stations
  • Wave start



  • Public transport links

Sustainability Policy

This event is in the process of updating its Sustainability Strategy in light of its collaborative approach and recent survey. Work to minimise the environmental impacts of this event will continue throughout this process, with particular focus on:

  • Reducing plastic
  • Reducing waste
  • Cutting carbon emissions
  • Responsible procurement

In addition, it is striving to improve performance even further by making sure that sustainability is embedded at the heart of the organisation and culture.

Trees not tees

Finisher tees are now optional. You can choose to forgo your finisher tee shirt at the point of entry, and in lieu of this the organiser will make a donation to the National Trust Woodlands Appeal.

The organisers will donate a portion of the fulfilment costs for each runner who chooses this option to the fund and commit that this donation to be a minimum of £20,000 in 2023.

  • Event app
  • Goody bag
  • iTAB
  • Medal
  • Technical t-shirt
  • Training plan

On top of lots of high fives and cheering supporters and an incredible sense of achievement, all runners will get:


  • A t-shirt to run in, and shiny medal to show to all of your friends
  • Spot prizes for best fancy dress
  • Edible treats when you cross the finish line
  • A safe, secure and fun filled route
  • Bragging rights of being part of the biggest and best kids running events

  • Age 9-15
  • Entries open
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
  • Race pack by post
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  • Each child should be entered into the event.
  • Junior (9-15 yrs) entrants do not need to be accompanied by an adult although this can be requested upon entry if required.

Entry fees

Junior entry fee


Other races at event

  • Sat 19 Oct
  • #2 of 2
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth




Age 3-8

  • 1.2 km road running