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Bath Half 2016 Entrants' Newsletter - August 2015

Hello and welcome to the first of our regular newsletters to registered entrants in the 2016 Vitality Bath Half.

These newsletters will contain news and information about race day as well as  training tips, fundraising advice and offers and competitions from our retail partners.

We’d like to say a big thank you for signing up to run with us on 13 March 2016. The Vitality Bath Half has sold out every year for the last 16 years and with a record number of places reserved for charity we anticipate that entries for next year’s race will sell out earlier than normal. Please do let friends, family and colleagues know that we recommend they enter as soon as possible if they plan to join you on the start line next Spring.

We’re really pleased to announce that Macmillan Cancer Support will be our Lead Race Charity in 2016. Every year we can’t quite believe how much our dedicated runners raise for charity and we know you will do us proud again in 2016. You can find out more about Macmillan and our other race charities on our website.

With just over eight months to go until race day we’d like to wish you well with your Bath Half training. We’ll be back in touch after the summer, with some training plans for you to get your teeth (or legs?!) into.

All the best

Andrew Taylor
Race Director, Vitality BATHALF

finishers with their medals Keep up to date on social media

You can keep up to date with preparations and the latest BATHALF chatter on Facebook and Twitter. We love to hear from our runners about how you’re getting on with your preparations for the big day.


macmillan runner 2015 Running for charity

The Vitality Bath Half Marathon is the largest single day charity fundraising event in the South West region, providing a valuable source of income for a wide variety of local, regional, national and international charities. Our runners now raise over £2million each year for charity. If you’d like to raise money for charity this year then please choose one of our official race charities listed on our website. Our 2016 Featured Race Charities are:


Update your address details

If your details have changed since you registered your race entry you’ll need to notify us of your change of postal address, maiden name, email address, estimated finishing time or club details using our on-line enquiry form


Cancellation and refund policy

We offer a refund of £10 (or a £10 credit towards an entry for the 2017 Bath Half) to applicants who cancel their half marathon entry before the 26th December 2015 when we start to process our race pack mail-out.

If you cancel your entry after 26th December we can offer you a guaranteed place in the 2017 race (you still have to pay the discounted on-line entry fee) if you notify us of your withdrawal and return your race pack (including your timing chip) to us before race day.

Race entries are personally registered to the entrant and cannot be transferred to another runner. We cannot offer refunds for Family Fun Run entries. Cancellation & refund requests must be made using our on-line Cancellation Notification Form

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