Bath to Bristol Railway Races

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Bath to Bristol Railway Races
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Run from Bath to Bristol along the incredible Railway Path, tackling a 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon or 50k on this out-and-back, flat course. Take in the sights of both cities and claim your finisher's medal.
50k, 2k Colourburst , 500m Colourburst , and 4 more
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Thu, 4 Apr 2024
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Green Park, Bath BA1 1HZ, UK
Start times
Thursday, 4 Apr 2024
8:30 am
2k Colourburst :
9:20 am
500m Colourburst :
9:20 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
10:40 am
Half Marathon:
10:50 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Bath to Bristol Railway Races
2k Colourburst
500m Colourburst
Route information
Please note that this event's date is TBC and will change.
Join this race along the Bath and Bristol Railway Path, the 13-mile route connecting the two historic cities. Runners can choose from a 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon or 50k, and there are 2k and 500m options for children.
The routes are out-and-back, flat and fast and are all officially measured and certified for an accurate running experience. Runners will run on tarmac, so will have no mixed terrain to contend with.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Fresh fruit
  • Tasty treats
  • Timed results
  • Drink stations
  • First Aid
How to get there
Green Park, Bath BA1 1HZ, UK
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By Car
Green Park, the race venue, lies on the banks of the River Avon in the heart of Bath, just off the A367 which links the city to the Somerset countryside. The park is a 35-minute drive from Bristol.
The closest car park is Green Park Road Car Park, which is a short walk away from the park. This car park has limited spaces and it does entail a charge to park there.
By Train
The closest station is Bath Spa, which is a 14-minute walk to Green Park. Bath Spa has regular services to Gloucester, Salisbury, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Portsmouth Harbour, Weymouth and Cardiff Central.
Event day logistics
08:30 50k race starts
09:20 2k & 5k Colourburst runs start
10:00 Marathon Wave 1 starts
10:10 Marathon Wave 2 starts
10:20 Marathon Wave 3 starts
10:30 10k Wave 1 starts
10:40 5k Wave 1 starts
10:50 Half Marathon Wave 1 starts
11:00 10k Wave 2 starts
11:00 - 11:30 10k Wave 3 starts
11:10 5k Wave 2 starts
11:10 - 11:40 Half Marathon Wave 3 starts
11:20 Half Marathon Wave 2 starts
11:30 - 11:50 10k Wave 4 starts
11:30 - 12:00 Half Marathon Wave 4 starts
11:40 - 12:10 10k Wave 5 starts
11:40 - 12:10 10k Wave 6 starts
*Please note that these start times are provisional and subject to change. Final start times will be confirmed on the Wednesday of the race week.
Age Requirements
  • Colourburst 2k & 500m: No minimum age
  • 5k: Participants must be 12 years of age or older
  • 10k: Participants must be 16 years of age or older
  • Half marathon: Participants must be 17 years of age or older
  • Marathon: Participants must be 18 years of age or older
  • 50k: Participants must be 20 years of age or older
The race prize categories are as follows:
  • Top 3 male and top 3 female
  • First U20 male and female
  • First 20-39 male and female
  • First 40-49 male and female
  • First 50-59 male and female
  • First 60-69 male and female
  • First 70+ male and female
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