Bournemouth Half Marathon
Sunday 7 October 2018
Enjoy stunning sea views, fresh crisp clean air and the very best of Bournemouth and Poole, as the south coast is home to an exciting international running festival. You'll run alongside a beautiful picturesque coast line and the Boscombe and Bournemouth piers, before running along the seafront to a spectacular finish in Lower Gardens.
The flat course is perfect for beginners or experienced runners wanting to set a personal best.
Apply online and join our Best Running Team For Ages and support us on our mission to end loneliness and isolation for older people living across the UK.
To learn more about how your fundraising will help to change lives and connect our older generation in communities that care, please visit our Your Impact page.
Why run for MHA?
Registration fee: £20
Minimum sponsorship: We ask that you pledge to raise a minimum of £250
Registration for this event closes on Wednesday 3 October 2018.
To apply for a charity place, please click the 'Register for MHA' button to complete the Bournemouth Half Marathon registration form.
For more information about this event, contact the MHA Fundraising Team on 01332 221641 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Download your official MHA sponsorship form.
Stunning sea views, breathtaking coastal routes and the very best of Bournemouth and Poole is on show as the South Coast is home to an international marathon festival on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October.
The Bournemouth Marathon Festival brings many distances together in one unique festival of running. Running the Bournemouth Marathon for MHA 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 MHA 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? The Supernova 5K is now open to children too, and with FOUR junior events in 2018, why not enter now and get the whole family involved!
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
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