Important update - 13/07/2020

Run Bournemouth Festival have recently announced that the Bournemouth Half Marathon 2020 will be postponed until Sunday 10 October 2021. You can read the full statement of their website.

We will be in touch with all #TeamStroke runners with more information on next steps.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

About this event

There are distances available to suit every type of runner, with junior runs, a 5K, 10K and Half Marathon! Each scenic, flat route takes in spectacular views of the coast across Bournemouth and Boscombe's promenade and piers.

This fab running festival will take place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 October 2020, with a great atmosphere across the whole weekend.

Why join #TeamStroke?

Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. Taking part in the Bournemouth Half Marathon Festival means you are part of the team helping to rebuild lives after stroke.

By joining our team, we can offer you:

  • Stroke running vest.
  • Dedicated support and materials from our fundraising team.
  • Fundraising pack full of tips.
  • Lots of cheers on the day.

Securing your place

You can buy your own place in the Marathon Festival, or get free entry by signing up to run with us in a charity place and raising a minimum amount of sponsorship, depending on your distance:

Half marathon - £250 minimum sponsorship

Supersonic 10K - £100 minimum sponsorship

Supernova 5K – £50 minimum sponsorship

All Junior Races - £30 minimum sponsorship

So why not take on the challenge, choose your distance and help rebuild lives after stroke.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about this event or would like more information, visit the Bournemouth Marathon page, or contact our fundraising team on 0300 330 0740 or

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