Running events in Bournemouth

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Running is the world’s most accessible sport. Park runs, colour runs, 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons and ultras — all you need is a pair of trainers and off you go. Running events are hugely popular on Let’s Do This and it’s a sociable sport, so get some friends involved and achieve something extraordinary.

If you’re starting small, the 5k and 10k events are great fun and definitely worth doing even if you’re training for a bigger challenge further down the line. Getting used to the atmosphere of an event is important. You’re so much more likely to hit a better time if there’s a crowd cheering you on, people in fancy dress and a big celebration at the finish line.

Find local Running races

Today, with international organisations, local clubs and national events to choose from, there are thousands of races to discover, and we want to help you find them quickly and easily. Below you’ll find selections by running type, running location and some exceptional events to take part in.

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10k Races in Bournemouth

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The Bournemouth Marathon is Running as it should be. Beautiful coastal views, and a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers with a spectacular finish.

The Bournemouth Marathon and Half Marathon starts in Kings Park before making its way down onto the seafront. The rest of the events start from Bournemouth Prom.

Run along this picturesque coastline and take in the views as you run path both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers.

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Bournemouth, Bournemouth, GB
Bournemouth Marathon Festival

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.

Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs

Salisbury, Wiltshire, GB
Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs

East Farms success in 2017 sees its return with something for everyone.

Lapped Frolic and Marathon course to increase your chances of visits to the Lovestation

A great way to get a double marathon or marathon or just 10k for the weekend and few beers in between.

East Farm also plays host to our third Chaos race of the year giving you the chance to have fun, do a bit of running and get a medal, just a bit more silly than normal and family friendly!

East Farm

Lower Street, Dorset, GB
1 race
£21£23
East Farm
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Marathon events in Bournemouth

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The Bournemouth Marathon is Running as it should be. Beautiful coastal views, and a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers with a spectacular finish.

The Bournemouth Marathon and Half Marathon starts in Kings Park before making its way down onto the seafront. The rest of the events start from Bournemouth Prom.

Run along this picturesque coastline and take in the views as you run path both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers.

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Bournemouth, Bournemouth, GB
Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Returning for the fourth year The Dorset Invader Marathon and Half take us back to East Farm.

The marathon is hilly 95% trail. The half is a big loop, there will be aid stations on the way round and the Lovestation will return. Dorset goody bag, with East Farm jam and Roman Buffalikess for all runners.

Second Chaos race of the year for some family fun, a little running, alt of laughing and an amazing medal at the end.

Dorset Invader

Lower Street, Dorset, GB
1 race
£36£38
Dorset Invader

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.

Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs

Salisbury, Wiltshire, GB
Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs
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5k Races in Bournemouth

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The Bournemouth Marathon is Running as it should be. Beautiful coastal views, and a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers with a spectacular finish.

The Bournemouth Marathon and Half Marathon starts in Kings Park before making its way down onto the seafront. The rest of the events start from Bournemouth Prom.

Run along this picturesque coastline and take in the views as you run path both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers.

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Bournemouth, Bournemouth, GB
Bournemouth Marathon Festival

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.

Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs

Salisbury, Wiltshire, GB
Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs
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Ultramarathon events in Bournemouth

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.

Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs

Salisbury, Wiltshire, GB
Salisbury 54321 Trail Runs

Stunning ancient woodland, pine forests, ponies and grassy expanses the Pony Express is diverse countryside at its best, making this race a star in the XNRG calendar.

The 60-mile circular route is evenly split into two ultra marathons over two days.

Pony Express

Brockenhurst, Hampshire, GB
Pony Express

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.

Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series – Dorset

Wareham, GB
Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series – Dorset

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