You can make a difference here in Bristol and the south west by running for Above & Beyond. Whether it’s a 5k or a full marathon your efforts will mean we can continue supporting projects like providing incubators for critically ill babies, play equipment for the children's hospital and making sure Bristol's cancer hospital, the BHOC is warm and welcoming and is able to bring the best care to you when you need it most.
We’ve pulled together some of our favourite runs to inspire you, but don’t let that limit you. The world is your oyster and the road/track is a long one.
Don’t forget to register your support for Above & Beyond and contact the fundraising team on 0117 3700 485 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for your free running vest, lots of support and help raising your sponsorship.
Frenchay 10k - Sunday 9th April, 2017.
Don't miss the opportunity to take part in one of the UK's oldest 10k events. This race starts and finishes at the UWE Glenside Campus and has a lovely scenic route, designed for serious runners and beginners alike. Take a look at http://www.frenchay10k.co.uk/index.htm if you would like to find out more.
London Marathon - Sunday 23th April, 2017
Missed out on a 2016 place, or always wanted to tick it off your bucket list?
Then contact us as we have charity places for one of the worlds most iconic Marathons! Get in touch with Amy to find out more and to register your interest. email@example.com or visit https://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com/en-gb/ for more information.
Bristol 10k - Sunday 7th May 2017
The Bristol 10k is a local, well attended run around Bristol, which includes running under the iconic Clifton suspension bridge and along the Avon Gorge before running into the city centre. With an electric atmosphere and famous Bristol welcome, your journey to the finish line will be truly spectacular! Visit http://www.greatrun.org/great-bristol-10k for more information.
Two Tunnels Railway Races - Sunday 14th May, Sunday 9th July, Sunday 20th August, 2017.
The Two Tunnels Railways Races are a very unique event taking you through two of the old railways tunnels in Bath and beautiful sites the city has to offer. It has the longest underground sections of any running race in the UK. There is a distance for everyone from 5k to Half Marathon and a Colourburst run for children and families too. Visit www.relishrunningraces.com for more information.
Colour Vibe Bristol - Saturday 29th July, 2017.
Prepare for the most colourful day of your life! The Colour Vibe Bristol is a 5k race with the addition of colourful powder being thrown in all directions. Great fun for all involved, whether you are in a team or running as an individual. Visit http://uk.thecolorvibe.com/bristol.php to register your interest or for more information.
South Coast Challenge - Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August 2017
You can walk, jog or run 100km, 50km or 25km. Starting at Beachy Head, the route goes through the Seven Sisters Park and along the South Down's way to Brighton and on to the Arundale finish line. This can take place over 24 or 34 hours. Visit http://www.southcoastchallenge.com/ for more information.
Severn Bridge Marathon - Sunday 27th August 2017
This is set to be a one off event, don't miss it! This race will start in wales, run over the closed M4 Severn bridge into England and return to Wales via the old Severn bridge. To register your interest or to see a rough outline of the route please check http://www.severnbridgehalfmarathon.com/.
Severn Bridge Half Marathon - Sunday 27th August, 2017
A popular favourite is back again! The Severn Bridge Half Marathon, voted the Best New Race in Runners World Personal Best Awards, is back for another year. Starting on the western (Chepstow) side of the bridge, this race will see you run over the iconic Severn bridge and back again. Have a look on http://www.severnbridgehalfmarathon.com/ for more information.
Bristol Half Marathon - Sunday 17th September, 2017
Did you enjoy the Bristol 10k and now want more of a challenge? The Bristol Half Marathon is a fantastic flat and fast route for beginners and experts. Let us know if you're running and we'll get a running vest and some cheerers out to support you. Get in contact with firstname.lastname@example.org.
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