Record number enter mini race

A record number of people have been competing in the first day of the Great South Run's weekend of events.

Thousands of young and first time runners lined up in Southsea earlier, inspired and led by some of the finest elite distance runners in the world. This report from Sue Kinnear.

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Great South Run 2012

Thousands of runners have taken to the streets of Southsea this weekend for the biggest-ever Great South Run.