The Poole Festival Of Running 2018 is going to be bigger and better than ever before, with Minithons, the charity 5k, a new single lap 10k course (taking in Poole Quay) and the brand new Poole 1/2 marathon.

Poole Festival of Running will be run over two days, Saturday 2rd and Sunday 3th June 2018.

We are working on the final details of routes and timetables, and online entries will go live on the 1st December…

Entries and number transfers close on 20/05/2018 at 8pm.

Take part in Poole’s biggest running event! The weekend includes five kids’ races, a 5k charity race and our flagship 10K road race, the new Poole 1/2 marathon, along with family entertainment and live music for a festival atmosphere!!

Kids Minithons

First Race, Sunday 11.45am

Kids Minithons

  • Five races for children aged up to 14
  • Unders 6’s Parent and child race
  • Chip timing (in most races)
  • Trophies, medals or certificates for all runners

Run for Cancer 5K

Saturday 5.00pm Start Time

Run for Cancer 5K Race

  • Fundraise for Poole Hospital Charity
  • Safe flat course, ideal for first time race participants
  • Free technical t-shirt & bespoke medal
  • Minimum age 13 years
  • Chip timing

Poole 10k

Sunday 9.00am

Poole 10K Race

  • Poole’s premier 10K
  • Chip timing
  • Free technical t-shirt & bespoke medal
  • Extensive prize list
  • International elite, club runners, recreational runners
  • £150 cash to winners
  • minimum age 15

Poole Half Marathon

Sunday 9.00am

Poole Half Marathon

  • All new for 2018
  • Fast, flat & scenic
  • Chip timing
  • Free technical t-shirt & bespoke medal
  • International elite, club runners, recreational runners
  • Prizes for overall and age group winners
  • minimum age 18


Are you interested in sponsoring the event?

We have a number of different packages available to suit your business such as acting as a principal sponsor to donating prizes in our goody bag.

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Take on your competitors… on the road! Get your workmates together and try and beat all in this race to see who is the fastest business in Poole.

Will anyone beat current holders of the Corporate Challenge, Breeze Volkswagen who stormed to victory in 2017?

Enter a team with a minimum of five runners into our 10k and the fastest combined time of your first five runners will win the corporate trophy (the biggest of the weekend!)

Enter online (just make sure you all use the same team name) and see who walks away with the bragging rights in the business world!

You can enter online individually or up to 5 in one go.

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