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The Bournemouth Marathon

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The Bournemouth Marathon

The Bournemouth Marathon


  • Activity: Running
  • Location: Bournemouth, UK
  • Date: October each year
  • Distance: 26.2 Miles
  • Difficulty: Tough

The event

Stunning sea views, fresh crisp clean air and the very best of Bournemouth and Poole is on show as the South Coast is home to an international marathon. This is the perfect natural environment for “running as it should be”. Be a part of it!

By taking part on behalf of Link Ethiopia, you will help us to continue our work in changing lives through education. With the money you raise you will help to empower teachers, improve schools and ensure that all children can get a good education.

We will also support you with any help or resources you might need, to get you on the right foot with fundraising. Please fill out the contact form on this page if you have any questions.


How much does it cost to take part?

Standard entry costs £50.94 while entry through an affiliated club costs £48.94.

Who can take part?

At 26.2 miles, marathons are serious endurance feats that require dedication and training. As such this event is suitable for those with a good level of fitness who are prepared to undertake the intense training required by such a race.

When and where does the event take place?

The Bournemouth Marathon takes place on Sunday 4th October 2015.

What is the course like?

Here is an elevation chart of the Bournemouth Marathon route:

How much should I fundraise?

There is no fundraising minimum for this race as entry is self-sponsored.
Raise as much as you can and every penny will help Link Ethiopia change lives through education!

Where can I find out more?

You can find out more about the Bournemouth Marathon and the running festival by clicking here.

How do I sign up?

If you’re interested in entering into the Bournemouth Marathon then please go ahead and purchase a place.
In order to do so you must register on the Bournemouth Marathon Festival website.
Click here to start registration and buy a spot on the marathon!
If you have a question or want to let us know that you’re running for Link Ethiopia then please contact us! You can get in touch using the form on the right.

Join us!

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