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Welcome to Bournemouth

The 2016 Bournemouth Marathon Festival takes place on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd October. 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”. Be a part of it!

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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 6 races to choose from there is something for all abilities, so if you don’t feel up to running a full marathon, then why not enter the half marathonsupersonic 10k or supernova 5k? There are also junior races for the kids, so why not get the whole family involved!

BMF Bronze Label Status

BMF has been given Bronze label status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) – the world governing body for running – in recognition of the high quality of the event, which will host the fourth edition of the event on the 1-2nd October 2016.


Join us as a Bournemouth Marathon Blogger and win a FREE place! 

CALLING all runners who would love to showcase their amazing journey to the finish line of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival. 
We’re looking for 4 bloggers who would be happy to share their experiences with regular updates online as they prepare for the race of their lives at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival on 1st-2nd October 2016, and in return you'll get FREE entry. Find out more by clicking here.