Run for us! We’d love you to be part of our team for the Severn Bridge Half Marathon!
Take part in the Severn Bridge Half Marathon for The Forever Friends Appeal and help make a real difference to patients and their families at the Royal United Hospitals Bath.
A unique opportunity to run across the bridge on the closed M48 main carriageway! The ‘old’ Severn Bridge is an iconic landmark and a truly unique and exhilarating place to run – open to the elements on all sides and with fantastic views, meaning you will be running between sea and sky.
Do something special today and choose to support our major campaigns, Special Appeals or any other area in the hospital that is close to your heart.
Join our Severn Bridge Half team today!
The event starts on the Western (Chepstow) end of the Severn Bridge on the motorway itself and after crossing the bridge and back finishes in the event HQ below J2 of the M48, right next to the car park. The event HQ is on a pleasant grassy area overlooking the bridge enabling us to erect all the marquees needed for registration, changing, baggage etc.
The route suits both first timers and experienced club runners – it provides something a bit different from your average ‘run-of-the-mill’ city half marathon: stunning views, sea air, scenic country lanes and villages and the opportunity to participate in a unique running event on a closed motorway and across the iconic Severn Bridge.
If you already have a place and paid your entry fee through the event organiser you can join our team as an own place runner. There’s no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can. To secure your place with the event organiser please visit the Severn Bridge Half Marathon website.
Once you’ve secured your own place with the event organiser, please let us know by filling in our online independent place form.
When we’ve received your form we’ll send you a fabulous vest, sponsor forms and our fundraising guide full of top tips to maximise your fundraising.
If you wanted to start fundraising now, please go ahead! JustGiving is the online sponsorship platform we recommend to all our fundraisers. It’s quick to set up and simple to use.
- Your friends and family can sponsor at the click of a button
- You can keep track of donations
- No need to use a sponsorship form
- Your sponsorship will automatically be sent to us – you don’t need to do anything
Car parking is free for everyone. All car parking will be signed directly from the motorway junction and is withing easy walking distance of Race HQ, where there is a baggage store and changing facilities. This year we plan to re-open the Severn Bridge earlier than last year to facilitate better egress from the car park, particularly for those traveling back east towards England.
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