Running Events in Bournemouth, South West

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SEP15
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Purbeck Running Festival
Swanage, South West, United Kingdom

Nice Work are pleased to be helping stage the 2019 Purbeck Outdoor Weekend including the Purbeck Running Festival.

NEW for 2019 In addition to the Purbeck Marathon and 16 Mile race, we are pleased to be adding three more events to the weekend. For the first time there will be a choice of Ultra, Marathon, 16 Mile, 10k and 5k!

Swanage, Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast has spectacular history, landscapes and views and has been home to The Purbeck Marathon for the last three years and now we have The Purbeck 16! A step up from a half marathon with the same fantastic scenery and big hills!

Taking place on the 14th September this series of events brings runners from all over the region.

The courses are challenging however the scenic routes make it all worth while!

£10 - £50
Purbeck Running Festival
DEC1
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Southampton Common 10k
Southampton, South East, United Kingdom

This event will see runners complete a 2 lap run around Southampton Common on an accurately measured course which will be perfect for setting a new personal best. T-shirts and medals for all finishers.

£15
Southampton Common 10k
JUL24
Poole Runners Summer Series – Race 5
Upton, South West, United Kingdom

The Poole Runners Summer Series is six races, each being about 5km, on Wednesday evening spread over the summer. Participants can is simply turn up, register and race

$12
Poole Runners Summer Series – Race 5
JUL21
D'Urberville Dash 10k
Wool, South West, United Kingdom

10k race on forest tracks, heath, paths and some quiet roads starting from the D'Urberville Centre.

£15 - £17
D'Urberville Dash 10k
JUL27
Cider Frolic
Minchington, South West, United Kingdom

The Cider frolic is a race for solos, pairs and three and teams of fours. Each lap is 6 Kmish so seven laps = a marathon. Squeaky rubber baton toy again and a good time camping, eating and boozing.

£39 - £140
Cider Frolic
JUL28
Piggy Plod
Minchington, South West, United Kingdom

Your chance to have a Sunday 10km run around the cider farm of two 5km laps, which used to be a pig farm so youll get an amazing piggy medals, a muff & flapjack to snack on when you finish.

£22.50 - £24.50
Piggy Plod
SEP7
Lytchett Relays
Holton Heath, South West, United Kingdom

The Lytchett Relays are organised by Lytchett Manor Striders under UKA rules. Teams comprised of five runners with each runner completing a 5k lap around the scenic Holton Lee grounds. Its not just a race. Bring your friends and family and stay on afterwards to relax and socialise post-race in lovely surroundings.

£5 - £7
Lytchett Relays
OCT6
Bournemouth Marathon Festival
Bournemouth, South West, United Kingdom

There's nothing better than taking part in a coastal run on a fresh Autumn morning. The course provides a few challenging hills but, for the most part, it's about the scenery, which includes a run along Bournemouth and Bosworth piers. Run in this festival to earn your medal, t-shirt and goody bag.

£17.50 - £53.50
Bournemouth Marathon Festival
OCT5
Supernova – Bournemouth Pier
Bournemouth, South East, United Kingdom

Running as it should be! Lots of people run in the Bournemouth sun but how many have run at night?! This is your chance to run along the iconic Bournemouth Pier and for one night we bathe the pier in a purple glow!

£18.25 - £20.25
Supernova – Bournemouth Pier
SEP28
Run Jurassic
Poole, South West, United Kingdom

The festival incorporates an ultra race (50km +), marathon, half marathon, 10km and childrens races over the weekend all along the Jurassic Coast. In partnership with the Jurassic Coast Trust this is the official Jurassic Coast Running Festival that will showcase the amazing coastline Dorset has to offer.

Free - £44
Run Jurassic
MAR27
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Jurassic Coast Challenge
Portland, South West, United Kingdom

Run, walk or crawl a marathon a day for 3 days along the stunning Jurassic Coastal Path. 3 marathons in 3 days is the original Jurassic Coast Challenge format that is challenging but achievable by most. Runners, joggers, and walkers all take on the challenge and start at different times each day. The routes each day are marked on issued maps but don't require much navigation to follow as the coastal footpath is well marked along the way. The event is facilitated at the HQ area which is also the finish point of day 1. Meals, massage, shop, and briefing are all located at the HQ. Shuttle buses to and from the official challenge accommodation will be provided throughout the day. The Votwo team will take care of everything at the event for you so all you need to concentrate on is completing the distance each day.

£65 - £165
Jurassic Coast Challenge
JUL27
Piddle Plod
Piddlehinton, South West, United Kingdom

The Piddle Plod is a beautiful 10km and 5km event for runners of all abilities. The race will start and end at the Puddletown Rugby Club in Piddletrenthide taking in beautiful scenery with easily accessible supporter areas. There will be food and entertainment on the day as well as a Fun Run for the little ones.

£10
Piddle Plod
SEP8
New Forest Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
Brockenhurst, South East, United Kingdom

The New Forest Marathon comprises of 6 events, Full/Half/10k/5k/Junior 1.5k all from one location in the heart of the New Forest. All routes will start and finish from New Park Showground, Brockenhurst and wind through the heart of the New Forest National Park. The multi-terrain courses offer some of the most scenic running experiences in the country, with a blend of forest enclosures, open roads, far reaching views and of course, the famous New Forest ponies!

£15 - £47
New Forest Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
JUL28
St George’s 10 Mile Road Race
Newport, South East, United Kingdom

Our 10-mile road race takes place along a scenic route where you can soak up the hills & stunning views of the countryside to the south west of the Islands capital town of Newport including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and views of Carisbrooke Castle.

£15 - £17
St George’s 10 Mile Road Race
JUL28
St George’s 10
Newport, South East, United Kingdom

Our 10 mile road race takes place along a scenic route where you can soak up the hills & stunning views of the countryside to the south west of the Islands capital town of Newport including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and views of Carisbrooke Castle.

£15 - £17
St George’s 10
AUG11
Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs
Salisbury, South West, United Kingdom

The Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1 walk, or trail run is an event suited to all the family, with a choice of distances from 5km to the more demanding 42k/Marathon, or even a 50k Ultra Marathon. The routes will be over footpaths, bridle ways and quiet country roads in the Salisbury Wessex area. The walk/trail runs, will take you past a variety of sites of historical and scientific interest and through Country Estates not usually open to the general public. This has been made possible by the kind permission of several landowners along the route and including English Heritage.

£13 - £31
Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs
AUG11
Round the Rock 10K
Portland, South West, United Kingdom

Round the Rock started life in 2008 as the RMPAC Silver Jubilee 10k, after which it was decided to hold the race on an annual basis, with the new name of Round the Rock voted for by club members. The route is undulating, predominately on tarmac roads and pavements, and takes you around the top of the Isle of Portland in a figure of eight, with a short loop of two and a half kilometers and a longer loop of seven and a half kilometers. You will be too busy taking in the sights as you pass the prison, admire the breath taking sea views and run past Pennsylvania castle to notice the distance you have covered!

The race start and finish are at the Blues Club Grove Road, Portland. This is the home ground of Portland United Football Club and parking, as well as toilet and changing facilities, are available. To get there by road head for Weymouth then follow the signs for Portland on the A354. Follow the main road to the top of Portland to the Heights Hotel roundabout. Go straight across the roundabout to Easton. After approximately 300 yards you will pass the Chesil Beach Motors Garage and the Recycling Centre on your left, the next turning on the left is Grove Road. The PUFC ground is approximately 300 yards on your left. If using a Satnav enter the postcode DT5 1DP.

£10 - £12
Round the Rock 10K
SEP7
Crafty Fox
Dorchester, South West, United Kingdom

We are starting and finishing in the village of Ansty bang middle of Darzzet. In the bottom of a valleythats the critical wordbottom. Now we have a fantastic pair of routes for you 2 lap marathon and 1 lap half

$27.50 - $39.50
Crafty Fox
AUG18
Big Fun Run Southampton
Southampton, South East, United Kingdom

Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for fun. Just run!

Theres no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Its all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

£14 - £16.25
Big Fun Run Southampton
AUG18
Dog Jog – Southampton
Southampton, South East, United Kingdom

The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

£5 - £14.50
Dog Jog – Southampton
NOV24
Boscombe 10K
Bournemouth, South West, United Kingdom

The annual Boscombe 10K race organised by Bournemouth Joggers ladies running club, is a chip timed undulating open road race. The route is fully marshalled. We welcome runners of all abilities, from top local athletes to runners competing in their first 10k race. This years event is part of the Dorset Road Race League series.

£12 - £14
Boscombe 10K
AUG18
Dorset Doddle
Weymouth, South West, United Kingdom

The Dorset Doddle consists simply of the coastal path from Weymouth to Swanage. Anyone expecting a gentle stroll along the cliffs will be in for a shock, but the route has stunning views and is a true classic. The distance is about 32 miles, passing over some of the most beautiful coastal scenery in England, but including some tough climbs on the way.

£5 - £13
Dorset Doddle
SEP28
Run Jurassic
England, England, United Kingdom

White Star Running are organising an exciting new race along the world famous Jurassic Coast.

The festival incorporates an ultra race (50km+), marathon, half marathon, 10km and childrens races over the weekend all along the Jurassic Coast. In partnership with the Jurassic Coast Trust, this is the official Jurassic Coast Running Festival that will showcase the amazing coastline Dorset has to offer.

£7
Run Jurassic
SEP15
Beyond Run Fest
Weymouth, South West, United Kingdom

The Beyond run fest is a running festival in every sense of the word, its an off road multi terrain trail run, we have purposely designed it to be inclusive to all, with open spaces woodland and a very relaxed atmosphere.

£10
Beyond Run Fest
SEP7
Isle of Wight Round
Newport, South East, United Kingdom

Based out of the Island Riding Centre on the Isle of Wight we have created 2 fantastic days of running. Over the 2 days, youll run a total of 50km (31 miles) on day one, and 60km (37 miles) on day 2. The course covers a total of 68 Miles with a mix of road, wooded trails, cycle paths and spectacular sea cliffs.

$50 - $200
Isle of Wight Round
SEP15
Winterslow Trail Runs
Salisbury, South West, United Kingdom

The Muddy Runners are pleased to host the Winterslow Trail Runs, a joint fundraiser for WInterslow Primary School and Pre-school.

£8
Winterslow Trail Runs
SEP29
Salisbury Half Marathon
Salisbury, South West, United Kingdom

The 22nd Salisbury Half Marathon, the 4th year of the new city centre route. 2019 will see Race HQ in Guildhall Square, Market Walk, Salisbury SP1 1JH, with a closed road start on nearby New Canal. The route is then two laps with virtually zero elevation change, ensuring it suitable for those chasing a personal best, or equally suited for first timers at Half Marathon distance.

£27 - £232
Salisbury Half Marathon
OCT13
Dorchester Dash 10k
Dorchester, South West, United Kingdom

Starting and finishing at Dorchester Sports Centre and heading out into beautiful local scenery including Maiden Castle. This is a one lap route which starts from Dorchester Sports Centre onto quiet urban roads before heading up to and around Maiden Castle. The course profile has an undulating gradient with a couple of challenging hills. Scenic views of the countryside add to the attraction of this event.

£14 - £16
Dorchester Dash 10k
OCT6
Isle of Wight Marathon
Cowes, South East, United Kingdom

A brand new course (first used 2013) of one lap featuring the much quieter roads on the west of the island.These are the undulating town and rural roads through Cowes, Gurnard, Rew Street, Porchfield, Shalfleet, Yarmouth, Afton, Willmingham, Thorley, Wellow, Shalfleet, Porchfield, Northwood, Cowes.

£21 - £24
Isle of Wight Marathon
SEP21
Camelot Challenge
Sherborne, South West, United Kingdom

The Camelot Challenge is a half marathon open to walkers or runners. Launched in 2013.

£22 - £24
Camelot Challenge
OCT20
Weymouth 10
Weymouth, South West, United Kingdom

The course is mostly flat, but with a challenging double loop around Bowleaze (with its 'killer hill').

£16 - £18
Weymouth 10
NOV30
Endurancelife Dorset Marathon
Wareham, South West, United Kingdom

Given World Heritage status in 2001, The Jurassic Coast Path through Dorset is quite simply unique. This is the only location on the planet where in a few short hours of trail running you will travel through a few million years of earth time - all with the ocean as a glorious backdrop. Oh yes, and those years are represented in hills...

Come and join us for our Dorset 10K, half marathon, marathon, ultra and ultra PLUS courses a tough trail runner's paradise.

£33 - £77
Endurancelife Dorset Marathon
NOV30
Endurancelife Jurassic Quarter – Dorset
Portland, South West, United Kingdom

The Jurassic Quarter is an undulating 46 mile Ultra Marathon along the South West Coast Path in the UK. The course covers almost half of England's only natural World Heritage Site, The Jurassic Coast.

The task is brutally simple: to run non-stop from Portland Bill Lighthouse to the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast at Old Harry Rocks.

This challenge can be undertaken as a solo, relay team of two (pair) or relay of four (quad). The atmosphere is of keen and friendly rivalry.

Following 46 miles of mesmerising coastline, there are innumerable steep climbs and descents. This is the ultimate trail runner's rush. Be under no mistake, every runner must be well prepared both mentally and physically.

£33 - £66
Endurancelife Jurassic Quarter – Dorset
JUL21
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Beach Race – Race the Tide (Summer Edition)
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom

The event is a low tide beach run along the beautiful shoreline of Bournemouth Beach heading out towards Sandbanks Beach. You start and finish on the west side of the pier. Both 5km and 10km distances are available to enter. The groynes will slow you down which is all part of the fun.

Booking Closed
Beach Race – Race the Tide (Summer Edition)
SEP21
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Glow in the Park – Poole
Upton, South West, United Kingdom

Glow in the Park is the ultimate nighttime neon 5K fun event for families and friends.

Dance, walk, jog and run on an epic voyage through our 6 Glow Zones #GetYourGlowOn.

Coming Soon
Glow in the Park – Poole
OCT27
The Stickler 10.1
Blandford Forum, South West, United Kingdom

A friendly and popular running race organised by the Dorset Doddlers. It features over 1500ft of climbing across three peaks of Dorset: Okeford Hill, Hod Hill and Hambledon Hill (and of course not forgetting the infamous and self named Stickle Path).

The Stickler 10.1
SEP22
Solent Half Marathon
Blackfield, South East, United Kingdom

The Solent Half is our half marathon held in the Autumn. The event has been going for over 30 years.It is a friendly race with up to 500 entries and a lovely course winding through the New Forest around Exbury and along the Solent shore at Lepe. There are stunning views of the forest and rugged coastline looking out to the Isle of Wight.

Solent Half Marathon
OCT6
Clarendon Marathon
Salisbury, South West, United Kingdom

f you are looking for a marathon which is off road, picturesque and challenging then running the Clarendon is the ultimate. Our route takes you from Salisbury to Winchester along the ancient Clarendon Way with a few extra turns here and there to make up a full 26.2 miles. More than 90% is off road, with the trail following country tracks and paths - many of which have not changed since being travelled by the ancient Kings and Queens of England.

In addition to the full marathon distance, we also have a half marathon event and this year we are also introducing a mini run of just 5 miles. If you want to join us but are not able to run the full course, please feel welcome to get a team of 4 together and run in a relay or enter the mini and run in with us for the last 5 miles.

Clarendon Marathon
NOV10
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Beyond New Forest Trail
Brockenhurst, South East, United Kingdom

The New Forest is an area of southern England that includes New Forest National Park. The region is known for its heath-land, forest trails and native ponies.

What better place to experience trail running, regardless of experience, we actively encourage new runners to our events and with no cut offs all you need do is worry about being ready for the event.

Sold Out
Beyond New Forest Trail
OCT13
Gold Hill 10K
Shaftesbury, South West, United Kingdom

Starting from Shaftesbury School on Hawkesdene Lane, Shaftesbury SP7 8NU, at 11AM, the race is a single loop 10k on scenic country lanes.

The course is hilly and soon after the start you get to run up the picturesque Gold Hill, made famous by the Hovis advert.

Gold Hill 10K
NOV3
Poppy Run Southampton
Southampton, South East, United Kingdom

Join us for Poppy Run. Our 5k runs are taking place at locations across the country during October and November. Choose to run, jog or walk the course the event is open to all ages and abilities, including four legged friends.

Poppy Run Southampton
MAY16
Jurassic Coast Challenge
Poole, South West, United Kingdom

Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels and ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site since 2001. A Poole Harbour start - it's on to Corfe Castle, through Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door with ups and downs all the way to the Weymouth halfway point.

For 100km challengers - it's then past Portland Bill, nature reserves, and the onto the western end of the unique Chesil Beach to West Bay's famous cliffs (of TV's Broadchurch fame) - before a welcome finish line celebration in the vibrant town of Bridport. With Half & Quarter distance options also, and full support and great hospitality all the way - there's a challenge here for everyone!

Jurassic Coast Challenge
MAR22
Weymouth Half Marathon
Weymouth, South West, United Kingdom

Now in its 5th Year, this popular Seaside half marathon provides runners with some outstanding scenery, history and the opportunity to set a pb on a pretty flat 13.1 mile course. Runners will complete a traffic free, fast course and take in a historical and scenic tour of Weymouths dramatic past and landscape through the town, harbour, sea front and Lodmoor Country Park.

Weymouth Half Marathon

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