Runners battle strong head winds in Portsmouth

25 thousand runners of all abilities - from world-class athletes to fun-runners - pounded the streets of Portsmouth and Southsea today for the 24th Great South Run. It finished well ahead of tonight's storm - but they were hit by punishing headwinds all the same. John Ryall reports.

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Portsmouth's Great South Run

The Great South Run has started in Portsmouth with roughly 25,000 people taking part in the 10-mile course.