Best Foot Forward - The Directory Group

Best foot forward

Local fundraisers are being urged to put their best foot forward by taking on the Southampton Half Marathon and 10K run for a vital cause.

Portsmouth Hospitals Charity is looking for runners to compete and raise cash for wards at Queen Alexandra Hospital or The Rocky Appeal.

The event starts at Hoglands Park, Southampton, at 9am on Sunday 24th April.

To take part in the half marathon, you need to pay a £20 registration fee and raise a minimum sponsorship of £200. To sign up to the 10K, it’s £15 to register and the minimum sponsorship cost is £150.

For more information and to register a place, contact Jodie on (023) 92 286000 and dial extension 5927, or email

Portsmouth Hospitals Charity aims to support patients of Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust by improving existing facilities and by providing additional equipment and supporting research programmes.

The Rocky Appeal strives to relieve sickness by the development, improvement and maintenance of clinical services provided by Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.  

The Directory Group covers the following areas within Hampshire and West Sussex: Petersfield, Clanfield, Hayling Island, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Denmead, Purbrook, Widley, Farlington, Cosham, Drayton, Havant, Rowlands Castle, Emsworth, Southbourne, Westbourne, Bosham, Portsmouth, Alton, Alresford, Bentley, Four Marks and Meon Valley