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Bridport Half Marathon & 10k

Bridport, Dorset

Organiser's Description

Returning for 2021 The Bridport Half marathon and 10k will start and finish at St Mary's field in the football club on the western edge of Bridport.

Dependent on your route choice will depend on how much of a test you will have. The half marathon has a couple of tough hills, and the 10k just one, other than those hills it’s a mix of flat fast sections, including some running through the town, however there are plenty of wide pavements, quiet roads and cycle-paths to run on also, with plenty of marshals around the course. The run is a safe, scenic route around Bridport town. All the routes will be open to traffic.

This is a small local run, it’s a very welcoming and there are no cut offs, just come and enjoy a run and grab a nice medal as a reward.

Start Time

09:30am

Distances

13.1 miles
10 km

More Info

Event website

A fantastic finisher medal

Entry goodies (Distance specific)

Timed results

Safe bag drop

Aid station/s (Route distance will determine how many)

First aid in the event centre and throughout the event course

Free parking

Toilets (Real toilets)

Showers (Bridport Football Club changing rooms)

Bridport FC St.Mary's Field, Skilling Hill Road, Bridport, Dorset DT6 5LA

By Car: Travelling into Bridport from any direction on the A35, when you reach The Crown roundabout take the town centre signs. At the first set of traffic lights (Morrison's) turn left. 100 yards turn right into Football Club car park.

By Train: The nearest train stations to Bridport are:

  • Maiden Newton (12 miles) – services between Gloucester and Weymouth (including Bristol Temple Meads)
  • Crewkerne (12 miles) – services between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids
  • Axminster (13 miles) – services between London Waterloo at Exeter St Davids
  • Dorchester West (15 miles) – services between Gloucester and Weymouth (including Bristol Temple Meads)
  • Dorchester South (15 miles) – services between London Waterloo and Weymouth

By Bus: First Group run two main routes serving Bridport. The X51 runs between Dorchester South and Axminster train station, serving Bridport town centre, at least once every hour. The X53 runs between Weymouth and Axminster train station, along the B3157 Coast Road, serving Bridport.

Parking is available at the Football Club, (parking opens 7.30am) where registration takes place, then in additional car parks which are within 500m and 800m of registration and the start.

(Sat nav Post Code for parking Bridport - DT6 5LA (200metres)
(Sat nav Post Code for additional parking Bridport - DT6 3RB (500metres)
(Sat nav Post Code for 2nd additional parking Bridport - DT6 3RT (800metres)

On entering the event you will receive a booking confirmation email. If you don’t receive it, please check your Spam/Junk folder. Further event details will be sent to your registered email address before the event. Event updates will arrive approximately 1 month before an event.

Registration:

Registration will open at 0800. Sign your name and collect your number and safety pins (YOUR NUMBER GOES ON THE FRONT). Registration closes at 9.45. No exceptions, if you're late, you will not be able to run.

Start times:

The HALF MARATHON event will start at 0930

The 10km event will start at 1000

There will be a small safety brief on the start line just before the race begins. It's just the key points and wont take to long, but if you miss the briefing you will not be able to compete.

We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the team for the day or even a few hours at registration or with parking, please get in touch. You will be rewarded for your efforts and will be able to choose an event to enter for free, that’s any event and any distance.

If you would like more information, please email info@beyondevents.org.uk and someone will be in touch. 

You don’t need to help at a specific event, if you help at any of our events, running, cycling, triathlons you can enter multiple events for free. (Dependent on time given).

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