2024 Bournemouth Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Bournemouth Half Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Bournemouth Half Marathon is an annual running event held in Bournemouth, a coastal town in the south of England. This event is part of the larger Bournemouth Marathon Festival and is celebrated for its scenic route, which takes runners along the beautiful Bournemouth and Poole coastline. Participants enjoy stunning sea views as they pass famous landmarks such as the Bournemouth Pier and Poole Harbour. The Bournemouth Half Marathon is known for its vibrant atmosphere, with thousands of runners of all abilities taking part, making it a popular event for both the local community and visitors looking to experience the charm of the English seaside.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 13
2024

Location: 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Distance

21.1km / 13.1mi

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

241m /

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Bournemouth Half Marathon: Bournemouth Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Bournemouth Half Marathon, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized Half Marathon training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized Half Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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