Runners prepare to take to streets

Thousands of runners will take to the streets of Portsmouth in the Great South Run

The Great South Run takes place today with the largest number of entrants ever including Tony the Fridge. Yes a man who runs with a fridge on his back!

Dame Kelly Holmes will start the race.

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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.