About the event

You can sign up for 2023 now. The Bournemouth Marathon Weekend is ’running as it should be.’ Beautiful coastal views, a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth piers and a spectacular finish.

Begin an amazing journey today by securing a place on our Bournemouth Half Marathon team for 2023.

We promise you’ll have an incredible experience while running your 13.1 miles, along the beautiful coastline in Bournemouth. This really is a fun and friendly event that’s perfect for runners of all different abilities.

The details

Date: Sunday 8 October 2023
Location: Bournemouth 
Cost: £20
Target: £250 

How we'll support you

  • Free Rethink Mental Illness running jersey
  • Tips and advice on your run
  • Support on your fundraising journey

Who are Rethink Mental Illness?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness and we’re on a mission to bring about meaningful change, through our services, groups and groundbreaking campaigns. We know, from our vast experience, that people severely affected by mental illness can have a good quality of life. With your support, we will make that possible.

How will your money support us?

Every penny you raise for us will help empower those severely affected by mental illness. Through our network of support groups, services and helplines, last year we reached: 

You can find out more about our work by visiting our vision and impact page

Sign up

Don't miss out, book your place on this iconic run and help us ensure that no one with mental illness feels alone.