Next Race: 09/08/2020
POSTPONED BRIDPORT HALF, 10km and 5km
NOW CALLED "BRIDPORT FREEDOM HALF, 10km and 5km"
THIE EVENT WILL BE RUN ON THE FIRST FREE WEEKEND AFTER A COMPLETE UNLOCK
BRIDPORT FREEDOM HALF, 10km and 5km
Returning for 2020 The Bridport Half marathon, 10km & 5km will start and finish at St Mary's field in the football club on the western edge of Bridport.
Registration is at the football club, as is parking for the majority of cars, overflow parking is in various other car parks around the town, all of which are within 500m of registration and the start.
ABOUT THE ROUTE
Dependent on your route choice will depend on how much of a test you will have
The half marathon has a couple of tough hills, and the 10km just one.
Other than those hills it’s a mix of flat fast sections, including some running through the town, however there are plenty of wide pavements, quiet roads and cycle-paths to run on also with plenty of marshals around the course, the run is a safe, scenic route around Bridport town.
All the routes will be open to traffic.
This is a small local run, it’s a very welcoming and there are no cut offs, just come and enjoy a run and grab a nice medal as a reward.
THE ROUTES AVAILABLE
You can view a full map of all the routes by following this link
EACH RUNNER WILL RECIEVE
A fantastic finisher medal
An assortment of goodies (Distance specific)
Safe bag drop
Aid Station/s (Number depends on route distance)
First aid in the event centre and throughout the race
Post-race refreshments (Available to purchase)
On entering the event you will receive a booking confirmation email.
If you don’t receive it, please check your Spam/Junk folder.
Further event details will be sent to your registered email address before the event.
Event updates will arrive approx. 1 month before an event, but everything you need to know is contained with in these event pages.
Registration, the Start and Finish will all be at Bridport football club.
With lots of places for family and friends to cheer you on we have tried to make the route touch as many parts of the town we could within the distances.
With a bag drop, coffee and cake available at the Start/Finish and massage also available after the event.
A relaxed and welcoming environment awaits the runners.
With lots of places for family and friends to cheer you on we have tried to make the route touch as many parts of the town we could within the distances, the 5 km is mostly through the parks and on cycle paths so it’s a super safe environment, if your new to running or you want to run with children as always 14's and under run for free.
Whether you’re setting yourself a fitness target, looking to achieve a new PB, raising money for your good cause or just coming to join the hundreds of other runners who are running for their own goals, you know you can also run just for fun.
(The event is limited of 300 runners over all the distances).
HALF MARATHON EVENT21.1 km run £20.00
10 km - EVENT10 km run £15.00
From the East follow the M3 and M27, journey times from the M25 are in the region of 2 – 2.5 hours.
From the West follow the M5 and then the A30 onto the A35, Journey times from Exeter are about 1 Hour.
From the North follow the M5 till Taunton and then the A358 to chard, From Taunton is approx an hour.
PARKING OPENS AT 0730
(Sat navigation Post Code for parking Bridport DT6 5LA) (200 metres)
(Sat navigation Post Code for additional parking Bridport DT6 3RB) (500 metres)
(Sat navigation Post Code for 2nd additional parking Bridport DT6 3RT) (800 metres)
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 0800
Sign your name and collect your number and safety pins (YOUR NUMBER GOES ON THE FRONT)
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT 0945
No exceptions, if your late, you will not be able to run.
SAFETY BRIEF (VARIOUS TIMES) ROUTE SPECIFIC
Its just the key points and wont take to long
START ALL ROUTES AFTER SAFETY BRIEF
As soon as the brief has finished there will be approx 1 minute and then your off
HALF MARATHON 0930
10 km 1000
5 km 1000