Sun 5th Dec 2021
5th Dec 2021 - flat, fast and virtually traffic-free course
Victory 5 mile Road Race ~ Sunday 5th December 2021
Location: Lakeside North Harbour, Western Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3EN
Date: Sunday 5th December 2021
City of Portsmouth AC are pleased to announce the return of the Victory 5 Mile after a year's Covid-enforced absence - and 2021 will see the 75th running of the race.
The race has become one of the top 5 mile races in Europe, attracting many leading runners from the UK and overseas. The outright race records are held by Rob Denmark in 22.43 and Nnenna Lynch (USA) in 25.35. The recent best performances are by Peter Emase (Kenya) in 22.57 and Agnes Chebet (Kenya) in 26.43. The 2019 race was won by Matt Bergin.
The race will have chip timing and is suitable for all abilities, with first-timers runners most welcome.
There is an extensive prize list of over £3500 in value, including prizes to the top six Male & Female runners plus time & race record bonuses. Veteran prizes in 5-year age group from ages 40 to 80 and team prizes are also on offer.
The race, sponsored by Alexandra Sports is held as part of the Hampshire Road Race League.
Nice Work will be providing Chip Timing and Race Management assistance.