25 thousand people have taken to the streets of Portsmouth this morning as they take part in the Great South Run. Athletes, celebrities and fundraisers will be taking on the 10 mile running event raising millions for charity.
Runners will be entertained during the race by "bands on the run", including the band of H.M Royal Marines who will perform in front of HMS Victory.
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