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Calm sunny conditions for the 28th Great South Run after Storm Brian

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An improved forecast after Storm Brian means the 28th Great South run goes ahead today as planned.

More than 20,000 runners will take place in the annual 10 mile run, which takes competitors past historic landmarks like the Spinnaker tower and HMS Victory.

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The organisers had to cancel yesterday's events including the mini, junior and 5k events because of the strong winds and heavy rain.

Among those taking part, paralysed fundraiser Claire Lomas MBE who is aiming to walk the course over 24 hours in a revolutionary ReWalk suit.

She will start her challenge at 10:05am on Sunday, finishing on Monday morning on Clarence Esplanade.

  • Below: we spoke to some of the amazing people taking part in the Great South Run:

Lots of people have been using social media in the build up to the race. Here are a few of the good luck messages:

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