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Bournemouth Marathon

02 October 2016
Kings Park Drive, Bournemouth, BH7 6JD

Run the Bournemouth Marathon Festival group of runners cheeringStunning 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”. Sign up for the 2016 Bournemouth Marathon and be a part of it!

How do I join Team A?

You can join Arthritis Research UK’s very own Team A by clicking on the 'Join Team A' button below, select 'I already have a place' then complete our short online registration form. 

Join Team A 

Once this is completed one of the Events Team will be in touch to officially welcome you to the team and get you started.

If you've not already secured your own place but would like to then visit Bournemouth Marathon Festival website ( where you can purchase your place.

When purchasing your place, be sure to select Arthritis Research UK as the charity you want to run for.

Secure a charity place today 

You can secure a charity place for the Bournemouth Marathon by clicking on the 'Join Team A' button below, selecting 'I would like a charity place' then complete our quick online form. Registration fee is £20 and the minimum sponsorship target is £500.

Join Team A

What do I get?

All our Team A Runners receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange running vest to wear on the big day with letters to spell out your name
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge

What else do I need to know?

You must:

  • be over 18 years old to take part in this event
  • be able to complete this event within 6hrs and 30 minutes
You will:
  • receive a Wicking technical finishers t-shirt, accurate chip timing, training plan and a medal

You can’t:

  • give your place to someone else if you are unable to take part
  • defer your entry if you are unable to take part
  • transfer your place from one event to another

You can:

  • secure your own place for £52.50 on the Bournemouth Marathon website (
  • secure your own place and set your own fundraising target

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.