Bourne to run!

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!

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 marathon, Supersonic 10k or Speed of Light 5k? There are also Junior Races for the kids, so enter now and get the whole family involved!

enter now

win a free place

CALLING all runners who would love to become one of our BMF bloggers and win free entry to the Bournemouth Marathon 2015!

We’re looking for 4 bloggers who would be happy to showcase their amazing journey to the finish line of the Bournemouth Marathon with regular updates online as they prepare for the race of their lives on Sunday 4th October 2015. We want to hear about all the tears, tantrums, tough times and triumphs behind shaping up for 26.2 miles. 

Find out more about the competition, how to enter and terms and conditions here

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!