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The Bournemouth 14484836_689094704582420_6329548775860449485_nMarathon is one of our most successful fundraising events and we love seeing so many of our supporters; of all ages and abilities take part in the various events.

In 2017, we had 25 Bournemouth Marathon Festival participants who together raised over £5,000 for Amelia’s Rainbow!

The next Bournemouth Marathon Festival is on 6th / 7th October 2018.

The Bournemouth Marathon Festival brings many distances together in one unique festival of running.

Running the Bournemouth Marathon for Amelia’s Rainbow means there’s a team of people around you every step of the way, giving you a lift and inspiring you on to the finish line.

By taking part you’ll raise vital funds for Amelia’s Rainbow and make a real difference!

The course is fast and picturesque, making it a must-do for anyone looking to set a PB. With 8 races to choose from there is something for all abilities, so if you don’t feel up to running a full marathon, then why not enter the half marathon, Supersonic 10K or Supernova 5K?

With four different junior races to choose from, why not enter now and get the whole family involved!




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

Half Marathon

The Bournemouth Half Marathon course follows the Full Marathon route, taking in both Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers along this stunning coastal route. This is running as it should be.

Supersonic 10K

The Supersonic 10K takes place on Saturday afternoon and is a fantastic flat and fast course, great for setting a quick time.

Supernova 5K

The Supernova 5K starts on Bournemouth Prom and finishes near the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Hub in the Lower Gardens. This beautiful coastal route takes in the Bournemouth Pier and takes place at dusk with an emphasis on light around the route.

Junior 5K, 2K, 1.5K and a Kids’ Kilometre

The BMF junior races kick-start the weekend and comprise of a Junior 5K, 2K, 1.5K and a Kids’ Kilometre. Starting on the Bournemouth Prom and finishing near the BMF Hub in the Lower Gardens, they’re great races for kids of all ages and abilities.


For more information on charity assured places, how to purchase your own entrance or to JOIN TEAM AMELIA today, enter now at

If you have any questions on how to enter The Bournemouth Marathon 2018 for Amelia’s Rainbow then please contact Natalie Newman on
or Tel: 01202 512176

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