Bournemouth Beach Race

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This event gives runners a chance to run along Bournemouth Beach dodging the beachgoers & enjoy promenading along the famous Bournemouth shoreline. This sand-covered course features groynes to manoeuvre, making the run even more unique.
Participants
10k, and 5k
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Calendar
Sun, 15 May 2022
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, UK
Start times
Sun, 15 May 2022
5k:
7:30am |
10k:
7:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Bournemouth Beach Race
5k
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5km
£24.50 - £75.95
10k
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10km
£27.12 - £87.50
Route information
Both distances start and finish on the east side of the pier and head along the Bournemouth shoreline up to Boscombe.
The low tide provides a good hard packed sand to run on . There are a number of groynes serving as man-made obstacles you will have to negotiate. Most are no more than 2 to 3 feet high and can be jumped or stepped over.
Course Records
10k
  • Ben Saunders 37:22 (Male/2018)
  • Mel Varvel 45:26 (Female/2018)
5k
  • Alexandre CREMIEUX-TRIVES 19:02 (Male/2019)
  • Vicki Dibdin 23:06 (Female/2018)
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Water at the finish
  • Event T-shirt
  • Chip-timed event
  • Marshalled event
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How to get there
Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, UK
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Parking
The closest car park is Bath Road South, BH1 2EW (2 minutes walk from registration. There is plenty of free parking on West Overcliff drive which is a 15 minute walk along the promenade to registration.
Accommodation
There is plenty of accommodation in Bournemouth for runners wanting to make a day of it.
Event day logistics
07:30 Event starts
Age Requirements
The minimum age of entry is 7 years old, however children must be supervised by a parent or adult who is also participating.
Group Entry
Groups of 4 people can enter this event and run together. Please select a group ticket when purchasing.
Challenging Events Login
With your sign up for this event, you'll be able to login to the Challenging events portal where you can see further details about the event. Be sure to use the same email address you used when entering on Let's Do This. A race briefing document and video will be uploaded 10-7 days before the event day.
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Challenging Events
Challenging Events is an event management company based in Southampton, Hampshire. We host events such as Running, Mountain Biking, Triathlon, Duathlons, Aquathlons, Long Swims and Beach Racing along the South Coast.
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FAQ's
What happens if I want a refund or to cancel my entry to the Beach Race?
Please read the event organisers terms for cancellation and refunds here https://entry.challenging.events/cancel/ and https://entry.challenging.events/terms/
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Can I run with my dog at the Beach Race?
Absolutely! Dogs are more than welcome to join you but please ensure they are properly harnessed and have a lead.
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Can I run with my friend at the Beach Race?
Yes, absolutely. However please do be considerate and follow government guidelines when competing.
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Do I need to wear a face mask at the Beach Race?
While you don't have to wear one while you run, please do bring and wear one when registering for the event.
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Is the Beach Race chip-timed?
Chip-timing is not guaranteed, however if chip-timing cannot happen, alternative measures will be in place to ensure a time is captured.
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How can I find more information about the Beach Race?
Be sure to refer back to this event page for information regarding this event. 1-2 weeks before event day, you'll receive further information from the event organiser via email. You can also log on to the Challenging Events portal using the same email address you used when entering the event.
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