Bath Running Festival

Bath, NE Somerset

Organiser's Description

A celebration of off-road running around the beautiful hills and valleys of Bath. All runs take in breath-taking views, and the longer the race, the more fantastic views (and hills) you will get. The half marathon and marathon routes include sections along the Kennet & Avon Canal and also some of the toughest hills in and around Bath. Also 10k and 5k races and 500m fun run.

Start Time

09:45am

Races

  • 500m No minimum age
    £5 BOOK
  • 5 km - UKA Affiliated Min age 12 yrs
    £13 BOOK
  • 5 km - Unaffiliated Min age 12 yrs
    £15 BOOK
  • 10 km - UKA Affiliated Min age 16 yrs
    £18 BOOK
  • 10 km - Unaffiliated Min age 16 yrs
    £20 BOOK
  • Half marathon - UKA Affiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £29 BOOK
  • Half marathon - Unaffiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £31 BOOK
  • Marathon - UKA Affiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £40 BOOK
  • Marathon - Unaffiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £42 BOOK

Sports Training Village, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY

By Road: If you are using a sat nav, please use Norwood Avenue (BA2 7BA) to get to the main entrance of the Sports Training Village and visitor car parks. Find your way here using Google Maps.

Train/bus: Our nearest train station is Bath Spa, from where buses run regularly to campus. There are frequent rail services from London, Bristol and South Wales to Bath Spa. There are also direct links from the North, with the journey from Leeds taking about 4 hours.

Walk/bike from the centre of Bath using: North Road / Bathwick Hill / Widcombe Hill. These routes involve a steep uphill climb. It will take 30 to 40 minutes to walk to campus.

Walk/bike from the East of Bath to campus using: Claverton Down Road / The Avenue / Claverton Hill (steep uphill climb).

There is secure bike storage on campus.

All finishers will receive a custom made medal and other goodies

A great team of marshals to point you in the right direction and to cheer you round

A buffet of fresh fruit and other tasty treats at the feed stations around the course and at the finish line.

A number of prizes is awarded, determined by the total number of finishers (male and female combined) in a given race distance.

On site toilets, changing rooms and showers

There is free parking on Sundays

Event Info, event schedule (provisional) and start lists can be found here: Race Day

There is a cut off of 3hrs and 15mins for the marathon runners to complete the first 14.5 miles of the marathon, which takes them to the lap turn around point. After this time runners will have to complete the long half marathon course.

This event is not suitable for Canicross.

Bath Running Festival Web

Sorry, booking has closed for this event 🙁

  • 500m No minimum age
    £5 CLOSED
  • 5 km - UKA Affiliated Min age 12 yrs
    £13 CLOSED
  • 5 km - Unaffiliated Min age 12 yrs
    £15 CLOSED
  • 10 km - UKA Affiliated Min age 16 yrs
    £18 CLOSED
  • 10 km - Unaffiliated Min age 16 yrs
    £20 CLOSED
  • Half marathon - UKA Affiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £29 CLOSED
  • Half marathon - Unaffiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £31 CLOSED
  • Marathon - UKA Affiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £40 CLOSED
  • Marathon - Unaffiliated Min age 18 yrs
    £42 CLOSED
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REVIEWS

Amazing

Bath running festival was the toughest marathon and challenge I’ve done. It was picturesque, challenging, rewarding. The marshals were just fantastic! They really got me round and through. Fabulous but not for the faint hearted.

helen pitt / Jul 30, 2019

Fantastically organised

It was fantastically organised

Ritesh Jain / Jul 29, 2019