Beach Race - May
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This event gives runners a chance to run along Bournemouth Beach, dodge the beachgoers & enjoy promenading along the famous Bournemouth shoreline. This sand-covered course features groynes to make the run even more unique.
10k, and 5k
Sun 2nd May 2021
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, UK
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.
- Ben Saunders 37:22 (Male/2018)
- Mel Varvel 45:26 (Female/2018)
- Alexandre CREMIEUX-TRIVES 19:02 (Male/2019)
- Vicki Dibdin 23:06 (Female/2018)
- Finisher's medal
- Water at the finish
- Event T-shirt
- Chip-timed event
- Marshalled event
How to get there
Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, UKGet full directions
There is plenty of accommodation in Bournemouth for runners wanting to make a day of it.
Event day logistics
08:30 Event starts
Exact timings will be communicated to entrants closer to the event date. All runners will be socially distanced and be set off in groups from 08:30.
The minimum age of entry is 7 years old, however children must be supervised by a parent or adult who is also participating.
Groups of 4 people can enter this event and run together. Please select a group ticket when purchasing.
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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.
What happens if I want a refund or to cancel my entry to the Beach Race - May?
Please read the event organisers terms for cancellation and refunds here https://entry.challenging.events/cancel/ and https://entry.challenging.events/terms/
Can I run with my dog at the Beach Race - May?
Unfortunately dogs are not allowed at this event.
Can I run with my friend at the Beach Race - May?
Yes, absolutely. However please do be considerate and follow government guidelines when competing.
Do I need to wear a face mask at the Beach Race - May?
While you don't have to wear one while you run, please do bring and wear one when registering for the event.
Is the Beach Race - May 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.
What is the refund protection option at the Beach Race - May?
Please visit https://documents.bookingprotect.com/CEL/p/TKT/eng/Termsandconditionsv3.pdf to see a the full list of ways Refund Protection can help.
Great little event, ran the Winter event too, will definitely sign up for Winter 2019! Beautiful scenery, everything was well organised and went without a hitch! Straight in the sea for a swim after, perfect!!
5.0Did the 10k in 2019
Only been running just over a year, now 52 and love it for mental and physical wellbeing "my friend made me do this" boom x fabulous medal and top "winner"
Did the 10k in 2019
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