AJ Bell Great Bristol Family Run

Start 9:00 am

What a SUPER morning we had at the Family Run! Don’t forget to check out your official event photos, they’ll be available here shortly after the event.

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Get the whole family involved with the Great Bristol Family Run: a fun and frenzied mile for runners aged 3+. Held on the same day as the AJ Bell Great Bristol Run, you’ll be taking to the streets before thousands take on their 10k or half marathon challenge – and soaking up the atmosphere that goes with it. Come and experience the perfect city centre celebration of running together – crazy costumes encouraged!

The AJ Bell Great Bristol Family Run is open to entrants aged 3+. Entry is per person (Each adult and child). Entrants aged 3-8 yrs must run with a parent (accompanying adults also need to enter).

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Event Timetable: 19 May

Please note: timetable is subject to change.

Mascot Race
Family Run Warm Up
Family Run start

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The Grand Appeal, the dedicated charity for Bristol Children’s Hospital, is proud to be the official partner of the Great Bristol Family Run once again.
Since 2016, the charity has teamed up with Bristol’s biggest family-friendly race to help raise money for sick children from Bristol and beyond.
To make Bristol Children’s Hospital the very best it can be, The Grand Appeal funds everything from accommodation for families, state-of-the-art equipment, child-friendly facilities, ground-breaking medical research, a programme of arts, music, and play therapies and much more.

If you want to be a family of fundraising heroes, register with The Grand Appeal today to use your spot to make a difference.

Brilliant. Such an opportunity for children to get involved in running and enjoy a sport all together.
Lovely memories made by completing this event and running with my child, both of us enjoyed it.
A gorgeous event to be a part of for the whole family. Loved it all!
The atmosphere was amazing and the volunteers were really enthusiastic and helpful.
The BEST run ever! Family affair this time with my sone taking part too, PB's for both of us!
What a fantastic day, thank you to all the organisers and volunteers who made today possible.

The Course

Route Map

Please note: Course is subject to change.

What You Get

On top of lots of high fives and cheering supporters and an incredible sense of achievement, all runners will get:

  • A shiny medal to show to all of your friends
  • Security of closed roads
  • Official event photos available to purchase
  • Being part of the biggest and best kids running events.

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