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📅 Gung-Ho!

Southampton Common | 20th July 2019, 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Admission Type: Paid

Seriously fun! 5k

Saturday 20 July on Southampton Common

Gung-Ho! is back for 2019...bigger and bouncier... than ever with 5km of HUGE inflatable obstacles and a whole heap of FUN!

- Perfect for all fitness levels

- Suitable for all ages

- No pressure to be fast

- Run with friends and family

Whether you're a veteran athlete or a first-time 5k runner, you'll find plenty of opportunity to show just how Gung-Ho! you really are.

You may have seen things like this on TV, online, or even dreamed up obstacles like this with your friends. Well, we have made your dreams reality with our Gung-Ho! 5K. You can take part in the most unique inflatable 5k fun run or fun walk, the country has ever seen. Taking on ten of the greatest inflatable obstacles we could design. Our finale is one of the world’s most unique slides and Europe’s biggest ever inflatable slide!

Gung-Ho! is open to all people no matter if you’re a seasoned marathon runner or if you just fancy joining in the fun, everyone that wants to take part can!

What makes us stand out from the crowd is our collection of some the most epic inflatable obstacles in the world!
Take your 5k game to the next level with the Gung-Ho! inflatable obstacle course including the biggest inflatable slide in Europe which has a foam party finish!
From huge slides to enormous spiky balls, there's plenty of challenges to be found on the Gung-Ho! 5k course.
Every obstacle is designed for the maximum amount of fun, with no mud, paint or water to worry about.
Checkout some of the inflatables and see what challenges lay ahead >

Pricing - Book early pay less!

The course can be tackled by anyone over 48 inches tall, male, female, young, old, big, small, elite athlete or armchair sports fan.  It really is inclusive and lends itself to team building and family events.

Gung-Ho! starters are released in waves of up to 250 runners. The first wave will be released at 0900, with subsequent waves starting at 15 minute intervals. You will be able to select your preferred wave time when booking. 

For safety reasons, it is not possible to book late entries on to full wave times.You can pick your wave start times when you enter (subject to availability)

Participants receive a race-pack with a Wave Time Wristband and bib with race number. Winners will receive a Gung-Ho! t-shirt and headband after completion, while any spectators can attend for free and enjoy the food stalls and music

BBC Children In Need is our National Charity partner

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Tickets and more information are available at our website

Check out Gung-Ho! updates by on Facebook and on Twitter, at @begungho.

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