Next Race: 28/03/2021
BRIDPORT FREEDOM HALF and 10 km
Returning for 2021 The Bridport Half marathon and 10km 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.
The route will be open to traffic, however there are plenty of wide pavements, quite 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.
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
SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION
Registration will be from 0800 - 0945
The HALF MARATHON event will start at 0930
The 10km event will start at 1000
There will be a small safety brief on the start line just before the race begins, if you miss the briefing you will not be able to compete.
EACH RUNNER WILL RECIEVE:
The event centre location will include
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.
Whether you’re setting yourself a fitness target, 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).
FANCY HELPING AT AN EVENT:
We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the team for the day or even a few hours at registration or with parking, please get in touch. You will be rewarded for your efforts and will be able to choose an event to enter for free, that’s any event and any distance.
If you would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will be in touch.
You don’t need to help at a specific event, if you help at any of our events, running, cycling, triathlons you can enter multiple events for free. (Dependent on time given).
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