The Victory 5 takes place on Sunday 3rd December 2017 . This is one of the most high profile and popular five mile races in the UK running calendar so if you are thinking of entering enter now. There are currently 9 Southampton entrants ( 6 men / 3 women) out of a current entry list of 786.
Victory 5 *
Race Positives :
Super flat course
Finishes on track
Facilities at Mountbatten Centre including cafe & showers
Completely off road (tarmac & track)
Free parking / Large prize list.
Race Negatives : Take care around Lakeside section broken paths & narrow
Run in along promenade back to stadium often subjected to strong headwind
Mountbatten Centre has large car park but fills quickly , arrive early.
*opinion is that of PJ & not necessarily the clubs.
Later races in the series that are already accepting entries are:
Stubbington 10k 14 January 2018 / Ryde 10 4 February 2018 / Eastleigh 10k 18 March 2018 & Salisbury 10 8 April 2018.