Taking in both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers along a stunning coastal route, this is a half marathon like no other.
Stunning sea views, fresh crisp clean air and the very best of Bournemouth and Southbourne is on show at this well-renowned half marathon. This is the perfect natural environment for “running as it should be”.
The Bournemouth Marathon Festival brings many distances together in one unique festival of running. The course is fast and picturesque, making it a must-do for anyone looking to set a PB. With other distances to choose from, there is something for all abilities:
A study has shown that people really are happier by the sea! So why not make the most of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival - bring the family and stay for the whole weekend to enjoy the sultry micro climate, healthy fresh air and some well deserved rest & relaxation.
"I loved every second on the half marathon - fantastic scenery, brilliant atmosphere and great support from the race crew and everyone in the crowd and lining the route. Can't wait for next year!"
"Glorious day for the BMF half marathon - fabulous location, great atmosphere, unrivalled support teams and generally wonderful experience. Thank you Bournemouth."
Since the event launched in 2013, Bournemouth Marathon Festival runners have raised an astonishing £1.5 million for hundreds of amazing charities.
Secure your own place into the half marathon - £36.75 for a standard entry or £34.75 if you're affiliated with a club.
If you would rather get your own place in this event, get instant access to full event details including how to sign up here.
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