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Be a part of one of the UK’s top autumn running festivals!

Running as it should be with beautiful coastal views. There is a distance to suit everyone across the weekend so you can choose the challenge that suits you best. With kids races held on the same weekend you could make it a family affair.

Races on Offer

Bournemouth Marathon - Sunday 6th October 2019 

Deposit: £40 Fundraising Target: £400 

Bournemouth Half Marathon - Sunday 6th October 2019

Deposit: £30 Fundraising Target: £300 

10K - Saturday 5th October 2019

Deposit: £20 Fundraising Target: £150 

5K - Saturday 5th October 2019 

Deposit: £15 Fundraising Target: £75

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Event Highlights

      • Stunning sea views
      • Fresh crisp clean air
      • Full marathon, half marathon, 10k & 5k races

By fundraising for Blesma you’ll be transforming lives

Matt Weston was just 20 when he lost three limbs to a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

"All I remember is a flash, my ears ringing, and the sense of falling. I lost both my legs and my right arm below the elbow in the blast. My rehab has been long, slow and difficult. I was in intensive care for a while and was in hospital for three months, and I've just had my fiftieth operation."

"If my chair breaks and I can't repair it, Blesma will get it done. I was in a bad place after my injury but Blesma have been there for me, by my side from day one."

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Fundraise for Blesma and support our limbless veterans

Last year alone we supported over 3,000 limbless veterans and widows

  • Just £10 could help to pay for a dedicated Support Officer to visit an amputee like Matt and give him much needed emotional support.
  • Just £100 could help to pay for home adaptations that would help an amputee like Matt get back into their own home and live independently once again.
  • Just £150 would help pay for Blesma families to have a weekend away so amputees like Matt can spend some quality time with their partners, families, and loved ones.

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Contact Us

For more information please contact the Fundraising team.
Tel: 020 8548 7089
Email: Fundraising@blesma.org