Great South Run Weekend 2024

Saturday, 19 October - Sunday, 20 October 2024
SM Great South Run 2024

Will you support local Hospice care by taking on the most iconic race in the South of England?

Is the Great South Run on your bucket list? Why not take part in aid of the Rowans Hospice?

Set off on the glorious seafront, breathing in the sea air, and run through history, passing iconic landmarks including the Historic Dockyard, HMS Victory, and Southsea Castle along with breathtaking views of the Isle of Wight. 

The weekend includes a variety of races, there is something for the whole family:

  • Minis 1.2km Dash (ages 3-8) – must run with a parent
  • Juniors 2.5km Challenge (ages 9-15)
  • 5km Run (ages 14+)
  • 10 mile Great South Run (ages 14+)

By signing up to support the Charity, you will receive the following in return:

  • Incredible support from our fundraising team throughout your training and fundraising.
  • We will also be there on the day to cheer you on from the Rowans Hospice Cheer Point. Come and take your photo before the race with us, it’s a great location for friends and family to join us and cheer you on.
  • Rowans running vest or t-shirt (can be collected from Hospice or sent to your local Rowans Retail Shop)
  • …as well as a new special edition AJ Bell Great South Run medal, an exclusive finishers t-shirt, a finishers bag with goodies, access to a tracking app for friends and family to track your progress and access to exclusive discounts. 
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How to sign up:

Step 1 – Book your place at Great South Run offical website and choose Rowans Hospice as your Charity.
Step 2 – Let us know you have chosen to ‘Run For Rowans’ by clicking the button below. Our Fundraising Team will then be in touch to offer you lots of support and encouragement.
Step 3 – Create your Just Giving or Enthuse pages and share with your friends and family supporting you!
Step 4 – Count down to the day!

Good luck!

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Sponsorship Form

If you would like to download a sponsorship form, please click the button below.

Sponsorship Form


You may have been asked to create an Enthuse Fundraising page when you registered for the Great South Run Weekend. You are welcome to use this to collect your sponsorship money, which will automatically be sent to the Charity. Lots of our supporters prefer to use JustGiving as they are more familiar with it, which is no problem and we have included a link below on how to set up a fundraising page. 

Set up your JustGiving page

Training Plans

Please click below to download the training plan best suited to you.

Beginner  Improver Run Walk

  •  20 October 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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