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Thousands take part in biggest ever Bournemouth Marathon Festival

03 Oct 2016 11:40
Jean-Loup Fenaux
A record breaking 13,000 runners signed up to run in the fourth edition of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival on 1st and 2nd of October. Runners from across the UK and beyond gathered on the Dorset coastline for the biggest event yet. The festival included the Marathon, Half Marathon 10k, 5k, and Junior races which made for an action-packed weekend. Saturday saw

Moooo-ve over! Man dressed as cow breaks World Record at Bournemouth Marathon Festival

25 Jan 2016 12:08
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Iain Cowell, from Barnes, near Richmond is the holder of a new Guinness World Record in the form of ‘The fastest 10 km dressed as an animal (male)’. The record was made by running in the Bournemouth Supersonic 10K on 3rd October 2015. It was anything but friesian at the event last year as the gorgeous Autumnal sunshine spurred on the

Record breaking Bournemouth Marathon Festival

04 Oct 2015 13:37
Jean-Loup Fenaux
A record-breaking 11,000 runners enjoyed an incredible weekend at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival (BMF) on 3-4 October. The Dorset coastline was blessed with bright conditions as runners of all ages and abilities took part in the third annual BMF which raised an estimated £0.5m for good causes. An amazing seven course records were broken over the weekend. After Saturday’s Speed of

Toniok favorite to win Bournemouth Marathon

02 Oct 2015 04:26
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Hometown hero Steve Way is the star name at this weekend’s third edition of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival. The 41 year old who famously went from being a 16 and a half stone smoker to finishing 10th in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year is bound to draw the biggest cheers in Sunday’s marathon. But he is nursing an injury

Marathon man to set a new world record at Bournemouth

26 Aug 2015 10:15
Jean-Loup Fenaux
On Sunday 4th October 2015, Steve Edwards aged 53 from the Cotswold town of Moreton in Marsh will run his 700th official marathon race at Bournemouth’s Marathon Festival. In doing so he will set a new world record for running 700 marathons in the fastest average finish time – just under 3hrs 18min for every single one! Steve is no stranger

Elites confirmed for Bournemouth Marathon 2014

30 Jul 2014 15:50
Jean-Loup Fenaux
SOME of the world’s fastest marathon runners will race along the promenade and jurassic seafront of Bournemouth and Poole on Sunday 5 October 2014 as part of the second Bournemouth Marathon. More than 9,000 runners entered to take part in the first Bournemouth Marathon Festival which saw super-fit Ebisa Merga claim the inaugural marathon trophy, racing to the finish line in

Entries open for the Bournemouth Marathon Festival 2014

09 Oct 2013 09:42
Jean-Loup Fenaux
GET set runners- the marathon with the most stunning sea views is back and promises to showcase the very best of Bournemouth and Poole. Entries open for the Bournemouth Marathon Festival 2014 which will see thousands of runners take to the streets of the coastal resorts on October 4 and 5, 2014. Bournemouth Pier which is set in the centre of

Bournemouth hosts a new Coastal Marathon

01 Apr 2013 07:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux
§staticmap(13397,5,450,250) Hello, on October 6th 2013, you’ll be organizing the Bournemouth Marathon. Can you tell us where it is located? The Bournemouth Marathon Festival will take place in the coastal resorts of Bournemouth and Poole in the south coast of England on october 5th and 6th 2013. Marathon runners will have the unique opportunity to take in Bournemouth pier and the

101-year-old Athlete Launches First Bournemouth Marathon Festival

14 Feb 2013 10:28
Jean-Loup Fenaux
The first-ever Bournemouth Marathon Festival, believed to be the only event of its kind in the UK, was officially launched by record-breaking runner Fauja Singh – at the ripe old age of 101 years. The world’s oldest “marathoner”, Fauja took up competitive running at the age of 89 and has since completed six London marathons, as well as similar events in

Bournemouth and Poole to host first Marathon Festival

12 Nov 2012 14:17
Jean-Loup Fenaux
STUNNING sea views, fresh crisp clean air and the very best of Bournemouth and Poole will be on show as the south coast is home to a new international Marathon for the first time. Entries open today for the running festival which will see thousands of runners from all over the world take to the streets of the coastal resorts on