The Gosport Golden Mile and the Junior Golden Mile start from a point close to the Inshore Lifeboat Station, Lifeboat Lane, Stokes Bay PO12 2TR. The route covers a measured 1 mile route finishing – obviously – a mile away from the start, close to The Bayside Cabin Café.
The Gosport 5k will start from a point close to the Bayside Cabin Café and cover an out and back route along the promenade, onto a country path around Fort Gilkicker before returning to the start. A very short section of the route is on a shingle pathway, but this is only a few metres.
There will be drinks stations at the start and finish of both races, plus 5k runners will be able to take advantage of the one mile start line drinks stations, ensuring there is water available at 1 and 2 miles.
St John Ambulance will be in attendance on the day and the course will be marshalled to provide assistance. There will also be a sweep marshal following the race to ensure that nobody is left behind and that all runners are accounted for.
Race HQ: adjacent to the Bayside Cabin Café, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport PO12 2QT.
There is plenty of car parking available along the sea front, but please pay attention to any parking restrictions and remember to pay the appropriate rate where applicable.
The closest railway station is Portsmouth Harbour and the promenade is served by local buses.