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Distance Half Marathon
Price £39 per entry
Location Bristol
Date 17 September 2017
Age 17 years old and over

Great Bristol Half Marathon

The most recent addition to the Great Run Series, the Great Bristol Half Marathon comes with its own distinguished history. First staged in 1989 and known as the Bristol Half Marathon, the city centre run has become a long-held tradition in the national running calendar. Over 10,000 runners every year make this a must do event with an atmosphere second to none.


The Course

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The course starts and finishes in Bristol's historic Harbourside. The scenic, sea-level route takes runners past the Harbourside, out and back along the Portway, through the stunning Avon Gorge, and twice under Brunel’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge, along Cumberland Road then around the old city before returning to Anchor Road.

The Course

Elites

Any athlete wishing to compete via an elite entry for the Great Bristol Half Marathon must meet the following criteria:

Distance Men Women
10km 31.00 37.00
10 mile 51.00 62.00
Half M 69.00 82.00
Marathon 2.24.00 2.47.00

Other standards considered:

  • Top 20 placing at National Senior XC Championships
  • Any athletes (Junior/ U23 / Senior) that have represented Great Britain at XC/ road or track (at 1500 and above) over the last 3 years will also be offered free elite entry.
Entry Criteria

Prize money will only be awarded to elite athletes not athletes who run fast times from the mass start.

OVERALL
  Men Women
1 £500.00 £500.00
2 £400.00 £400.00
3 £300.00 £300.00
4 Puma Footwear Puma Footwear
5 Puma Footwear Puma Footwear

Both Elite fields are restricted to numbers so apply early to avoid disappointment. Email andy.nixon@thegreatruncompany.com with details of qualifying performances, name, DOB and club.

The Elite Management reserve the right to refuse any entry whether an athlete meets criteria or not. This is a guide and does not guarantee elite entry into any Great Run Event. Elite entries for all events will close 2 weeks before the event date. No entries will be accepted after this date.

Prize Structure

Event Location

If ever there was a city with a story to tell, it’s Bristol.  Enveloped in the hills of South West England, it has a distinctive identity that outrivals anywhere else. Grounded in roots from centuries past, passionate locals and spirited fans have helped carve out its character ever since.

It’s not hard to see why writers, film directors, artists, actors, scientists, musicians and architects have sought inspiration here.

Famed for its passionate character and its maritime history, and for the acres of parkland and sustainable approach that earned it European Green Capital status, Bristol has created its own distinctive identity.

Year-round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, gastronomy of every flavour in rejuvenated warehouses and behind secret doorways, stunning cityscapes and awe-inspiring street art, Bristol doesn’t just buzz, it thumps.

Compact enough to get around on foot, yet big enough to boast an exciting line-up of entertainment, Bristol has much to offer.

About Bristol

Great Runners Welcome Here

To find out how to take advantage of the free Great Runners Welcome Here offers linked to your event click here.

Your Great Bristol Half Marathon offers:

  • Bristol Aquarium

    £2 off to Bristol Aquarium for all competitors of Bristol Half Marathon 2016 on showing their race number for two weeks following the race. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer, family ticket or e-ticket. Photocopies not accepted. This offer has no cash value. Displays, talks and feeding demonstrations are subject to change. Valid until Sunday 9th October 2016.
    Bristol Aquarium
    Anchor Road
    Bristol
    Bristol
    Bristol
    BS1 5TT


  • Mission Burrito

    20% off your food bill for a week after the event on presentation of medal
    62 Park Street
    Bristol
    Bristol
    BS1 5JN


  • Pure Gym

    Free 3 day pass using code 'GREATRUN3' at all three Bristol Pure Gym clubs (Bristol Harbourside, Bristol Union Gate & Bristol Barrow Road). Offer valid until 1st January 2017.
    Explore Lane
    Bristol
    Avon
    BS1 5TY


  • The Better Food Company

    Free 200ml organic apple juice for runners, valid on the day of the run (25th September) until stocks last.
    1 Gaol Ferry Steps
    Wapping Wharf
    Bristol
    Bristol
    BS1 6WE


  • Icandy Beauty and Boutique

    valid until 18th october Pedicure free leg massage £25.00 neck and back massage £20.00 Foot and leg massage £12.00
    45 High St
    Bristol
    BS1 2AZ
    Bristol
    45 high st
    Bristol


  • Montgomery's Tea Room

    Free glass of bubbly or hot drink with any meal over £5, valid for 1 week before and 1 week after the event
    Next to The Art Warehouse
    Wapping Wharf
    Bristol
    Somerset
    BS1 6UD


  • Slug and Lettuce, Bristol Harbourside

    25% off food and drinks (excluding 2-4-1 cocktails) & 2-4-1 cocktails) all day on presentation of bib number, medal or email of confirmation of entry. Opening early at 8am breakfast, teas and coffees eat in or take away, with 25% off
    Slug and Lettuce Bristol Harbourside
    Explorer Lane
    Bristol
    Bristol
    BS15TY


  • The Harbourside Market

    50p off a pint of beer or cider for all runners on presentation of bib number or medal , on the day of the run.
    The Harbourside Market
    1 Canon's Road
    Bristol
    Avon
    BS1 5TX


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