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FAQs

Please see below a list of Frequently Asked Questions in regard to the Vitality Bournemouth Bay Run.

FAQ's

When is it?

24th March 2024

How much does it cost to enter the Bay Run?

1KM Kids Fun Run: £5 Pre-Reg, £7 OTD

 

5KM Chip Timed: £9.50 Pre-Reg, £12 OTD

 

10KM Chip Timed: £20 Early Bird, £22 Regular, £20 UKA Affiliated

Half-Marathon Chip Timed: £27 Early Bird, £29 Regular, £27 UKA Affiliated

Where can I sign-up?

Please see our event sign-up page: Sign Up Here

Where does it take place?

All races start from around Pier Approach area, different race routes sent out to all participants in the race packs. Route maps are available by email on request

What time does my race start?

Half Marathon: 10am

10K: 9.15am

5K: 12.15pm

1K: 9.25am

Where are the race routes?

All races start from around Pier Approach area, different race routes sent out to all participants in the race packs. Route maps are available on the website under race information.

Can children run?

As recommended by UKA is a minimum age on each race, bar the 1K which any age can run

Half Marathon: 17 years

10K: 15 years

5K: 11 years

Can I wear fancy dress?

Yes, you can wear fancy dress on any races.

Can I race for charity?

Yes, we have five charities you can run for this year,

Dorset Mind 

Lewis Manning

RNLI 

Ageuk

Helping Homeless Veterans

 

Will there be toilets/changing rooms by the start line?

There are public toilets near Pier Approach and in the Lower Gardens. Due to a limitation on changing facilities, we advise runners to change before arrival in Bournemouth.

Is there a warm up?

There will be a warm-up before the start of each race.

Is there a bag drop?

Bag storage will be provided in a marquee on the seafront. To collect your baggage, you will need to have your race number.

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