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.Lisa runs the Bristol Half

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 for your free running vest, lots of support and help raising your sponsorship.

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 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 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

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 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

***Virgin Money London Marathon - Sunday 22 April, 2018***

Apply for a London Marathon place with Above & Beyond

Apply for an Above & Beyond charity space today!

Be part of the one of the world’s most iconic marathons and raise money for Bristol city centre hospitals. This truly inspirational event is attended by over 40,000 participants every year, all competing for the ultimate title.

Join team Above & Beyond today and we will be there to support you every step of the way. From fundraising and training tips to guidance on how to get the most out of your event, we want your marathon experience to be the very best it can be. 

How do I apply for an Above & Beyond charity space?

We have two charity spaces available for next year's marathon. Please download and complete the below application form, read and sign our Terms & Conditions, and return to no later than Friday 4th August. Our chosen participants will be notified week commencing Monday 7th August

Registration Fee: £100 (non refundable)

Minimum sponsorship: £2,500

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