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BHF Health-on-Line Bournemouth Bay Run

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Take part in this superb celebration of running in the heart of Bournemouth. Great for runners of all levels, the course winds its way through the town and along the seafront. Come to raise money for a good cause or for the views of seven miles of golden beaches.

How to enter the BHF Health-on-Line Bournemouth Bay Run

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    Half Marathon

    Run 21.097km
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    Run 10km
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    5K Fun Run

    Run 1km
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BHF Health-on-Line Bournemouth Bay Run routes


The half marathon will begin on the pier approach and heads East passing through Boscombe. Runners will be treated to a relatively flat course with stunning views of the coastline.

The 10k and 5k events will begin to the West of Bournemouth Pier. Runners will then head East along the seafront passing Boscombe Pier towards Southbourne. As with the half marathon, these events will offer runners stunning views of the glorious Sandy Beaches.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Chip Timed Event
  • Water Stations
  • Aid Stations
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Marshalled Course
Raceday Logistics


0915 10k Start

0925 1k Kid's Fun Run

1000 Half Marathon Start

1215 5k Start


This is a great event for spectators. Due to the out and back nature of the course, spectators should get a good views of runners wherever they stand.


Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be toilets/changing rooms by the start line?
There are public toilets near the Pier Approach and Lower Gardens. Whilst there will be limited changing available, runners are advised to arrive changed and ready to run.
Is there a warm up?
Yes, a warm up will take place shortly before each race.
Is there a bag drop?
Bag storage is available in the Baggage Marquee near the Waterfront. In order to collect your baggage, runners will need their race number.
How old do I have to be to compete?
Runners must be 17 years old to compete in the half marathon, 15 years old to compete in the 10k and 11 years old to compete in the 5k.
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BHF Health-on-Line Bournemouth Bay Run weather forecast

Clear throughout the day.

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British Heart Foundation are ranked #67 in the UK out of 241 organizers


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