all entries are closing soon so make sure you complete your entry ASAP to be a part of this year's event.

enter 2014 now

what are you waiting for?! entries are coming in fast for the 2nd bournemouth marathon festival on october 4 & 5, 2014. choose from the full marathon & half marathon (charity places available), supersonic 10k, speed of light 5k and two junior races for ages 6-12. 

if you ran the inaugural bournemouth marathon festival in 2013 now's your chance to come back and gain a new PB or step up to a new distance. or if you are new to the bournemouth marathon festival then why not make one of the distances your autumn goal for 2014 in a stunning coastal location and enjoy running as it should be!

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the bournemouth marathon festival at a glance

book a hotelstunning 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!

the bournemouth marathon festival brings many distances together in one unique festival of running.

on saturday 4th october 2014 there are two fun junior running races across 1.5k and 2k distances. then we have the the supersonic 10k where runners are spurred on by music along the route. Saturday finishes with the 5k speed of light race which takes place at dusk with emphasis on light around the route, providing runners and spectators with an unforgettable race.

the half marathon takes place on sunday 5th october 2014 followed by the bournemouth marathon - the pinnacle of endurance athletics.

make a stay of it!

bournemouth marathon festival is delighted to advise that our sister hotel booking company,, has a selection of quality accommodation throughout the area over race weekend, bringing excellent value discounted rates for runners and spectators in self-catering and 3, 4, and 5 star accommodation. 

 book a hotel nowa study has shown that people really are happier by the sea! so why not make the most of the bournemouth marathon festival and and bring the family and stay for the whole weekend to enjoy the sultry micro climate, healthy fresh air and some well deserved r&r. 

there is so much to do and see in bournemouth and poole so why not bring the family/friends and make a stay of it? 

CLICK HERE for accommodation offers!