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Dorset Running Events 2018

07 February 2018

Dorset isn’t shy when it comes to fitness and is an increasingly popular destination for sporting events, especially running; no surprise, really, with the glorious coast and countryside scenes to savour, en route. And with many a race held across the county, throughout the year, it’s the perfect way to explore areas of our beautiful county that you may not normally see.

Whether you’re a bimbler, jogger, sprinter, or doing the distance, there’s a running event out there suited to you; take a look at some of these upcoming dates for your diary, that’ll get you out and about discovering Dorset.

Image credit: Pulse Fitness, Weymouth 

5K

8 April — Bournemouth Bay Runwww.bhf.org.uk/bayrun

21 April (Poole) + 8 September (Weymouth) — Diverse Abilities Dorset Neon Run  — www.diverseabilities.org.uk/dorsetneonrun

22 April — Jurassic Trail, West Baywww.beyondevents.org.uk/jurassic_trail.html

2 June — Poole Festival of Running’s 5K Run for Cancerwww.poolefestivalofrunning.com

6 May — Bridport 5Kwww.beyondevents.org.uk

12 May — Weldmar Colour Run www.weld-hospice.org.uk/events/weldmars-colour-run

6 October — Bournemouth Marathon Festival 5Kwww.bournemouthmarathon.com/5k

14 October — Burton Bradstock Marathon 5Kwww.beyondevents.org.uk/burton_bradstock_run.html

 

10K

11 March — Wey Bay 10www.mccpromotions.com/event/weymouth-bay-10k

8 April — Bournemouth Bay Run // 9.15pm // West of Bournemouth Pier www.bhf.org.uk/bayrun

6 May — Bridport 10Kwww.beyondevents.org.uk

13 May — Dorchester Lions 10K (also 2K fun run)www.facebook.com/events/137114846915695

20 May — Half Way Hard // Portland // www.rmpacportland.wordpress.com/the-half-way-hard

26 May — Egdon Easywww.egdonheathharriers.com

3 June — Poole Festival of Runningwww.poolefestivalofrunning.com

24 June — Lulworth Castlewww.facebook.com/LulworthCastle10K

15 July — Colmers Hill Challengewww.facebook.com/ColmersHillChallenge

22 July — D’Urberville Dashwww.facebook.com/DurbervilleDash10k

6 October — Bournemouth Marathon Festivalwww.bournemouthmarathon.com/10k

14 October — Burton Bradstock Marathon 10Kwww.beyondevents.org.uk

 

Half Marathon

18 March — Weymouth Halfwww.facebook.com/events/316458068828219

8 April — Bournemouth Bay Runwww.bhf.org.uk/bayrun

29 April — The Bad Cow Weekenderwww.whitestarrunning.co.uk/bad-cow

27 May — Casterbridge Halfwww.dorchestermarathon.co.uk

10 June — Puddletown Plodwww.puddletownplod.co.uk

29 July — The Dorset Invader Halfwww.whitestarrunning.co.uk/dorset-invader

12 August — Bridport Jurassic Coast Runwww.bridport-runners.co.uk

September — Camelot Challengewww.facebook.com/CamelotChallenge

7 October — Bournemouth Marathon Festivalwww.bournemouthmarathon.com/half-marathon

14 October — Burton Bradstock Halfwww.beyondevents.org.uk

December — The Bovington Halfwww.whitestarrunning.co.uk

 

Marathon

7 October — Bournemouth Marathon Festival — www.bournemouthmarathon.com/half-marathon

31 March — East Cliff Easter Quarter Marathon — www.rotary-ribi.org

6 May — North Dorset Village Marathon — www.ndvm.co.uk

27 May — Dorchester Marathon — www.dorchestermarathon.co.uk/marathon

23 June — Giant’s Head Marathon — whitestarrunning.co.uk/giants-head

28 July — The Dorset Invader — www.whitestarrunning.co.uk/dorset-invader

28 April — The Bad Cow Weekender — www.whitestarrunning.co.uk/bad-cow

14 October — Burton Bradstock Marathon — www.beyondevents.org.uk

December — The Bovington Marathon — www.whitestarrunning.co.uk

 

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