Come and experience running as it should be


Our sister company Official Hotels can give you discounted rates in the Bournemouth area. Why not make a stay of it, and experience all this vibrant, coastal town has to offer.

Capture your exciting moments at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival.

There are hydration stations for the 10K, half marathon and full marathon distances.

A full list of results will be published online, on the results page following all races.

There are various options available to you for travel throughout the event weekend. The Bournemouth Marathon Festival operates shuttle services on the Sunday for runners and spectators. Why not find out more?

Join our team


  • Wicking finisher’s t-shirt
  • Accurate chip timing
  • 16 week training plan
  • Great finisher’s medal
  • Race recovery pack
  • Fantastic running experience


The Bournemouth Marathon Festival supports the dedication and committment of athletes competing in the Bournemouth Half Marathon by offering an attractive prize money structure and time-bonus structure. We are a proud member of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
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Pictured: A team of investment managers from BGF who raised £2,376 for Diabetes Scotland through the Corporate Running entry system. 

Corporate Entries

We have a very easy Corporate Running Entry system that allows an organisation to pay for and administer entries into ALL our UK wide running events as a ‘benefit’ to staff.
  • An easy and efficient way to promote exercise and boost morale within the workplace
  • A dedicated Account Manager to assist with any administration
  • Over 200 Affiliate Charities to fundraise for within the system
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