Come and experience ‘running as it should be’!

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  • This was my fist marathon and it was brilliant, the support from all the marshalls kept me going all the way. Thank you for a great run!

    Simon VK
  • @RunBournemouth you did a great job. Fab organisation. Stunning scenery. Inspiring to see so many different people loving their running!

    Naomi Johns
  • Fabulous weekend, brilliant organisation, well marshalled cheery and so encouraging and enjoyed every moment. Will be back. Runners were amazing and would be crazy not to include this one on their next year's race event itinerary. Well done to everyone!

    Phil Davey
  • What a day! Great atmosphere and I'm over the moon with finishing my first every marathon and raised £1000 for Breast Cancer Now.

    Alan Dowden
  • Crowds and marshals were the best I've ever seen today, well done to everyone involved, fantastic! Water station crews amazing as welll.

    Andrea Ellwood
  • Many thanks for a brilliant marathon today. Organisation, marshals, spectators, route were all brilliant. Well done.

    Lesley Nesbitt

THE EVENTS

Bournemouth Marathon
The Bournemouth Marathon is ’Running as it should be’. Beautiful coastal views, a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers with a spectacular finish.
Bournemouth Half Marathon
The Bournemouth Half Marathon course follows the Full Marathon route, taking in both Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers along this stunning coastal route. This is running as it should be.
Bournemouth Supersonic 10K
The Supersonic 10K takes place on Saturday afternoon and is a fantastic flat and fast course, great for setting a quick time.
Bournemouth Supernova 5K
The Supernova 5K starts on Bournemouth Prom and finishes near the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Hub in the Lower Gardens. This beautiful coastal route takes in the Bournemouth Pier and takes place at dusk with an emphasis on light around the route.
Bournemouth Junior 5K
NEW FOR 2017! The BMF junior races kick-start the weekend and comprise of a Junior 5K, 2K, 1.5K and a Kids’ Kilometre. Starting on the Bournemouth Prom and finishing near the BMF Hub in the Lower Gardens, they’re great races for kids of all ages and abilities.
Bournemouth Junior 2K
The BMF junior races kick-start the weekend and comprise of a Junior 5K, 2K, 1.5K and a Kids’ Kilometre. Starting on the Bournemouth Prom and finishing near the BMF Hub in the Lower Gardens, they’re great races for kids of all ages and abilities.
Bournemouth Junior 1.5K
The BMF junior races kick-start the weekend and comprise of a Junior 5K, 2K, 1.5K and a Kids’ Kilometre. Starting on the Bournemouth Prom and finishing near the BMF Hub in the Lower Gardens, they’re great races for kids of all ages and abilities.
Bournemouth Kids Kilometre
NEW FOR 2017! The BMF junior races kick-start the weekend and comprise of a Junior 5K, 2K, 1.5K and a Kids’ Kilometre. Starting on the Bournemouth Prom and finishing near the BMF Hub in the Lower Gardens, they’re great races for kids of all ages and abilities.
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FUN FACTS

Since the event launched in 2013, a lot has happened at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival!

£MILLION RAISED FOR GOOD CAUSES
OLDEST RUNNER
KG WORTH OF MEDALS
BOTTLES OF WATER HANDED OUT

WHY RUN IN BOURNEMOUTH?

  • Stunning sea views
  • Fresh crisp clean air
  • IAAF Bronze label accredited
  • Guaranteed entry – No ballots, no lists, no hassle
  • Only 1% of the World’s population have ever completed a marathon

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