Race For Life Portsmouth 2023
You're invited to do something amazing at Race For Life Portsmouth 2023
Cancer Research UK's Race For Life 2023 needs women, and men, everywhere their friends, family and colleagues to take part and raise money to help us continue our life-saving work.
Saturday 1st July 2023
Portsmouth Pretty Muddy Kids Start time 10.00 am
Portsmouth Pretty Muddy 5k 10.45 am
Sunday 2nd July 2023
Distance: 10k Start time 10.00 am
Distance: 3k Start time 11.00 am
Distance: 5k Start time 11.00 am
Location: Southsea Common, PO5 3NT
Sign up online for any Race For Life Portsmouth events by following the link. Race For Life was the UK's largest women only fundraising event until 2019 when men were admitted, now everyone can come together to raise money to help Cancer Research UK beat cancer.
There are three choices of event at the Race For Life Portsmouth, the 10k event is 2 laps of the course and the 5k event is 1 lap and the 3k event. Whether you walk, jog or run the course it doesn't matter, you can go at your own pace and enjoy a great day out.
Enter now and be one of 9,000 people who will walk, jog or run to help us smash the fundraising target for Cancer Research UK's life-saving work. Have a great day out with your family and friends and help more people beat cancer.
Together We Will Beat Cancer
Additional parking spaces are being provided on Southsea Common, just off of Duisburg Way, see map below.
Race For Life History.
The first Race For Life was held in 1994 in Battersea Park, London, 750 women took part raising approximately £48,000 for the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, the event was conceived by Jim Cowan who also acted as race director for the first event.
In 1995 the event was held at six different venues, 4,500 women took part and raised approximately £210,000 for charity. The event has continued to grow each year and now there are around 200 5k events held each year raising funds, they receive no Government funding, to enable Cancer Research UK to invest in vital research helping to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.