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Great Bristol Run

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Event summary

Featuring breathtaking views of Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge, this flat and fast 10k and Half Marathon is the perfect event for runners of all abilities. You can show off your hard summers work and go for a PB, or to take your time enjoying the buzzing atmosphere.

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The Great Run Company is a United Kingdom events company specialising in the development, design, organisation and rights management of mass participation and televised sporting events. They most notably organise the Great North Run, Great South Run and Great Manchester Run annually.

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4.9
23 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
What time does the Great Bristol Run start?
Your start time and wave allocation will be based on your estimated finish time when you enter. You can determine what wave you are in by looking at your race number, which you will receive in your race pack.… read more
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Can I wear headphones while I run at the Great Bristol Run?
Yes, the roads will be closed off for the event. Make sure to be aware of your surroundings though, for your safety.… read more
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Where can I find my results from the Great Bristol Run?
Results will be uploaded to the event website here: https://www.greatrun.org/results after the race.… read more
Route description
Route description

The Great Bristol Run is an iconic race in the British running calendar, with the exciting route taking in the very best the city has to offer. Runners will race along the vibrant waterfront, follow the stunning Avon Gorge and pass the spectacular Clifton Suspension Bridge.

The flat and fast course is appropriate for runners of all abilities, so anyone can come and soak up the buzzing atmosphere created by the thousands of runners, music on course, and the entertainment zones every mile.

With two distances available, the on-course entertainment and the exciting scenery makes this event is a must for runners of all abilities. So come along to embrace the challenge and soak in the wonderful race day atmosphere.

Family Mile

The Family Mile takes place on the same day as the Half Marathon and 10k, making this an exciting day for the whole family.

Children will get a medal they can show off to their friends and edible treats when they cross the finish line! Not only that, there will also be spot prizes for the best fancy dress!

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SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
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Logistics and schedule

Start Times

Your start time and wave allocation will be based on your estimated finish time when you enter. You can determine what wave you are in by looking at your race number, which you will receive in your race pack.

The background colour of the race number and letter will determine which zone runners are in. Full details of wave assembly points and start times can be found in your race pack and in the information guide which can be downloaded from the event page on the website.

Age Requirements

All runners must be 15 and older to enter the 10k event and 17 and older to enter the Half Marathon.

Race Pack

Your race pack will be sent out in the post approximately 2 weeks before the event, it will include your race number and your timing chip.

Once you have received your race pack, you must read all the information as this is important preparation and will make sure you enjoy your day.

You do not need to register on the day.

There will be Great Run Information points on the day for if you have any last minute queries.

If your race pack doesn't arrive please contact the organiser at [email protected] who can verify your entry and give you details on how to collect a replacement pack on race weekend.

Sweep Vehicle

There are no cut-off times but there is a sweep vehicle as the organiser is under pressure to open the closed roads.

This travels at a 17-minute mile pace. If you fall behind this vehicle you will be asked to complete the remainder of the course on the pavement.

Family Mile

The Family Mile is open to anyone over the age of 3.

Spectators

Supporters will have access to the free Great Run app so your loved ones can track your progress along the route.

How to get there

Grosvenor Casino, 266 Anchor Rd, Bristol BS1 5TT, UK

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By Car

The race starts on Anchor Road in the centre of Bristol. The city can be accessed from the M5 or the M4.

By Train

Bristol Temple Meads Station and Clifton Down Station are both approximately 1.5 miles walk from the race start.

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£12.00 - £44.00Free injury protection

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