Time to dust off your racing flats to take part in the popular Lakeside 5k (summer) Series . Southampton traditionally have a strong showing here so lets keep it going. I suspect the event will be full up in 24hrs due to pent up demand so don’t delay!

To enter go to

“We hope that you are fit and well and looking forward to a better 2021 than 2020.City of Portsmouth A.C. are pleased to advise that the LAKESIDE 5K SERIES will this year be a 3-race series with races on:

Wednesday 30th June

Wednesday 21st July

Wednesday 25th August

The start will be 7.15pm for all races. The course, at Lakeside North Harbour, Cosham, is flat, fast and virtually traffic-free with parking adjacent to the start.

Series prizes will be in all age categories from Under 13 to Over 80 and based on the best performance. Team prizes for the top 6 clubs in the ALEXANDRA SPORTS INTER-CLUB CHALLENGE will be based on all 3 races. The top 3 male and female finishers in each race will also receive a prize.

Many carried over their entries from 2020. Those who did should e mail their entry requirements to and we will arrange the entry and any cost adjustment.

The VICTORY 5 ROAD RACE will take place on Sunday 5th December. This year we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the race, so something special! More information to follow.

We look forward to seeing you in 2021”