The Bournemouth Marathon Festival represents a significant addition to the European running calendar. Over a weekend we will see 6 Road Race athletics events take place in Bournemouth and Poole.

All races will be operated under permit from UK Athletics and delivered under IAAF endurance guidelines. All races will be delivered to a world class standard. The event will be covered by Skysports.

At the heart of this weekend are 2 signature events, one on the Saturday with the

“5k Speed of Light Road Race”

utilising the phenomenal prom and pier area at dusk. A unique running experience with runners being provided with luminous and led wristbands and led laces as part of their entry, the second on the Sunday will be the establishment of :

“The Bournemouth Marathon”

The Marathon is the pinnacle in endurance athletics. The ultimate endurance athletics event.

Every aspect of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival will be focused on the creation of a high value brand that is fully inclusive and non elitist.