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Bath Half Marathon

17 March @ 10:00 am 5:00 pm

Bath Half Marathon

The Bath Half Marathon, or the ‘Bath Half’ as it’s more affectionately known, is one of the UK’s leading road races. The course is fast and flat, making it suitable for all abilities, from complete beginners to more regular long-distance event runners looking to beat their personal best time.


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The 42nd BATHALF is returning to its traditional time of year on Sunday 17th March 2024.

By signing up to the 2024 Bath Half Marathon you’ll receive fantastic benefits including:

  • Traffic free course through the heart of Georgian Bath
  • MASSIVE CROWD SUPPORT around the course route
  • Unique 2024 Finishers T-shirt (made from recycled polyester)
  • Unique 2024 Finishers medal
  • Chip timing, race number and race day instructions
  • Race Day tracking App – allowing family and friends to track your progress!
  • On course entertainment

Start & Finish location and Course Route

The start & finish and course route are unchanged from last year

The half marathon starts on Royal Avenue (in front of the Royal Crescent) proceeding out of Royal Victoria Park down Marlborough Lane onto Upper Bristol Road. The course follows 2-laps westbound along Upper Bristol Road and Newbridge Road to the Twerton Fork, returning eastbound along the Lower Bristol Road to Churchill Bridge, and up Green Park Road to Queen Square.

On the first lap from Churchill Bridge you will continue along Rossiter Road, Pulteney Road and into Great Pulteney Street before returning on the same route to Churchill Bridge.

On the second lap from Queen Square you proceed to the finish on Royal Avenue through Royal Victoria Park.

On the first lap runners will be in the right hand carriageway, crossing over at Green Park before turning left onto Monmouth Place at the beginning of your second lap.

On the second lap runners will be in the left hand carriageway, crossing over at Green Park before continuing straight on up into Queen Square towards the finish.