Bournemouth Marathon Festival returns Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 October.

It’s an incredible weekend down on Bournemouth beach, with beautiful sea views and fresh crisp air. Here at Poole Hospital Charity we LOVE our runners and offer support like no other charity. Our favourite part of this festival is the cheer squad we have on the Pier singing their hearts out to keep you going. Once you’ve completed your race, come and join us for a sports massage in the Gardens.

This year you can get involved in

  • Full Marathon – Sunday 7th October – 10am
  • Half Marathon – Sunday 7th October – 8am
  • Supersonic 10k – Saturday 6th October – 4pm
  • Supernova 5k – Saturday 6th October – 7pm
  • Junior 5k (11-18yrs old) – Saturday 6th October – 2.30pm
  • Junior 2k (9-12yrs old) – Saturday 6th October – 1.30pm
  • Junior 1.5k ( 6-8yrs old) – Saturday 6th October – 12.45pm

Entries are open now for 2018.

To run for the hospital with your own place:
Visit & tick that you wish to run for Poole Hospital Charity

Once you’ve signed up let us know and you’ll receive:
A dedicated Challenge Fundraiser to support you all the way
A fundraising pack full of ideas and useful information
A free t-shirt or running vest (when you raise £50 or £100)



If you've signed up to a race in this year's Bournemouth Marathon Festival then let us know here and download your free fundraising pack
  • If you're filling out this form on behalf of a Junior Race Runner. please enter the runner's name and then your contact details.
  • We will only use your email address to send you information about this year's Bournemouth Marathon Festival, for example fundraising tips or where the charity team will be stationed on the day
  • We really appreciate your fundraising efforts so after the race we'd like to post out a thank you letter, certificate and receipt of your donations.
  • From time to time we may like to share charity news such as upcoming events or challenge opportunities with you. If you'd like to hear from us via email please tick the box