Bournemouth Half Marathon

Billed as 'running as it should be’ the Bournemouth Half Marathon offers stunning coastline and a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth piers, plus an exciting finish to remember.

Bournemouth Marathon
8 October 2023
Event type
Run / Marathon
13.1 miles
Registration deadline
Fundraising target
Registration fee

A stunning setting

A world-class, engaging and inclusive event, the Bournemouth Marathon Festival captures and promotes the essence of a vibrant, healthy and active lifestyle through a series of fun and challenging mass-participation running races. All are inspired by the stunning coastal arena of Bournemouth and Poole. 

We have a limited number of charity places in the Half Marathon so if you're interested make sure to sign up soon!

Running the piers!

Boscombe Pier

Pic: THOR, CC BY 2.0 license

Runners appreciate the chance to run along the famous Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and enjoy a spectacular finish. This has been described as 'running as it should be'.

Sparksy - a runner in the London Marathon

Team benefits

As part of our running team you will receive:

  • a fundraising pack with runners' sweepstake

  • sponsorship forms

  • a t-shirt or running vest

  • dedicated fundraising support and advice

If you're thinking of running for us and want access to qualified trainers as well as the chance to chat with other #TeamMarsden runners, check out our runners Facebook group.

Already got your own place?

Have you got your own place on this event but still want to be part of Team Marsden and raise money to help people with cancer here and across the world? Just get in touch and let us know.