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Bournemouth Junior 1.5K


The BMF Junior races are a great way to get the whole family involved in Bournemouth Marathon Festival weekend. Runners aged 6-8 will run 1.5K and runners aged 9-12 will run 2K.
  • Saturday 7th October 2017
  • Start: at 12.45pm
  • For ages 6 – 8
  • Price: £8/£9

Join our team

Standard entry
£ 9
Charity entry
Price varies
Group entry
Price varies
Bournemouth Junior 1.5K
  • Great family friendly event, well marked course, perfect for both the first timer and seasoned pro

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

    Naomi Johns
  • @RunBournemouth fantastic event, many good causes, well done all runners. Superb marshalling and warm encouraging supporters.

  • 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
Bournemouth Junior 1.5K route

1.5K Route – Starting at 12.45pm

Starting on Bournemouth Prom and finishing near the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Hub in the Lower Gardens, this beautiful coastal route takes in the Bournemouth Pier. It’s a great race for kids of all ages.
Bournemouth Junior 1.5K


  • Wicking finisher’s t-shirt
  • Accurate chip timing
  • Great finisher’s medal
  • Race recovery pack
  • Keyring
  • Fantastic running experience
Bournemouth Junior Schools competition


The BMF schools competition is a fantastic opportunity to get fit and run as part of a team as well as represent your school. For the winning school there is a prize of a £150 voucher to spend on school sport equipment. Schools in the Bournemouth and Poole area with at least 3 pupils entered to run in any Junior Race will automatically be entered into the BMF schools competition. There is one overall prize of a £150 voucher to spend on sports equipment. So what are you waiting for? Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to do something amazing for your school!More info
Run for charity at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival


Since the event launched in 2013, Bournemouth Marathon Festival runners have raised an astonishing £1.5 million for hundreds of amazing charities. If you’re looking for a reason to become a future BMF charity runner, then look no further! The Official Bournemouth Marathon Festival Charity is Macmillan Cancer Support.Run for Charity

Run for Cancer Research UK

Get the whole family involved in BMF!

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