Running as it should be - beautiful coastal views, excellent crowd support and a spectacular finish at Bournemouth Pier.
Stunning sea views, fresh crisp clean air and the very best of Bournemouth and Poole is on show as the south coast is home to an international 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.
"Many thanks for a brilliant marathon today. Organisation, marshals, spectators, route were all brilliant. Well done." Lesley Nesbitt
"This was my first 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
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 marathon - £57.25 for a standard entry or £55.25 if you're affiliated with a club.
There are 2 ways to secure your place in Bournemouth Marathon.
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