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Bournemouth Half Marathon

07 October 2018
Kings Park Drive, Bournemouth, BH7 6JD

Runners on the Bournemouth seafrontThis course is both fast and picturesque, making it perfect for first time runners as well as anyone looking to set a PB. Following the same route as the marathon, this beautiful coastal route takes in both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers before the final home stretch along the stunning seafront and a grandstand finish.

How do I join Team A?

You can join Arthritis Research UK’s very own Team A by first securing your place from the Bournemouth Marathon Festival website ( When purchasing your place, be sure to select Arthritis Research UK as the charity you want to run for.

Once you have done this, simply click on the 'Join Team A' button below and 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.


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
  • 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
  • access to our Team A Facebook group where you can share training tips and fundraising advice with your team mates before the big day

What else do I need to know?

You must:
  • be over 17 years old to take part in this event
  • be able to complete this event within 3hrs and 15 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

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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.