February 2021

Poole Festival of Running 2021 – Cancelled

We are sad to announce that we have had to come to the decision to cancel the Poole Festival of Running 2021.

There are a few reasons that the committee have had to come to this decision. It became clear that putting the event on in June was too much of a risk, with many variables […]

March 2020

Poole Festival of Running 2020 Cancelled


It is with a heavy heart that we must inform everyone that earlier today we took the decision to cancel this years Poole Festival of Running.

It became clear this week that the COVID-19 pandemic would continue to disrupt events well into June. We had put a plan in place […]

Poole Festival of Running welcomes Runderwear™ as our lead sponsor for 2020

Poole Festival of Running are delighted to announce that the headline sponsor for the next three years will be local running apparel company Runderwear™.

Poole Runners Vice Chairman Morgan Smith said “we have always looked to have more involvement from local sports industry businesses and Runderwear™ fit that bill perfectly.”

Richard Edmonds, Co-Founder of Runderwear™ said “We are […]

December 2019

Poole Festival of Running 2020 – entries are now open

Entries for the Poole Festival of Running 2020 are now open!

The weekend kicks off with the Minithons which are on Saturday afternoon, followed by our super friendly 5K on Saturday evening. Sunday morning sees the return of the Poole Half Marathon which runs alongside our ever-popular Poole 10k race. While all the running is happening, […]