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BATHALF Entrants newsletter - August

Hello and welcome to the first of our regular newsletters to our registered 2020 Bath Half Marathon entrants.

Our entrants’ newsletters 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 15 March 2020. The Bath Half has sold out every year since 2000 and we are delighted to see entries flying out of the door again.

We are ahead of entry sales compared to previous years, so with huge numbers of entries already sold, we anticipate that remaining general entries will be snapped up shortly. Please let friends, family or colleagues who are considering running know that we recommend they enter as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Now that the Summer holidays are drawing to a close, we imagine many of you will be starting your training properly next month so good luck with that and please look out for our next newsletter in September with training tips and support.

All the best

Andrew, Mel, Kayley, Rachel (and Poppy)
The Bath Half Team

The Bath Half Family Fun Run is now OPEN

We are delighted the announce that the Bath Half Family Fun Run, sponsored by Bath College, is now open for entries!

As you are signed up for the Half Marathon, why not sign the whole family up and make it a day out for everyone.

Suitable for all ages and abilities, the 3/4 mile course will start and finish under the Half Marathon gantry in Great Pulteney Street on race day.

With crowds lining the route, cheering every single person, there really is no feeling like it!

So go on, spread the word and let’s inspire a new generation of future Bath Halfers.

Sign up here


Bath College partners with the Bath Half Family Fun Run for a second year

The Bath Half Marathon team are thrilled to confirm their partnership with Bath College for a second consecutive year in 2020. Bath College will once again partner the Bath Half Family Fun Run, which is now open for entries.

Read more


Keep in touch

Follow our Social Media channels for all the latest Bath Half news.

We would love to hear from you so why not let us know how you’re getting on!






Fundraising for charity

If you’re thinking about fundraising through your 2020 Bath Half efforts, then we’d love you to consider raising money for one of our Lead Partner Charities,

  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Prostate Cancer UK
  • Bath Mind

If you would like to consider a different charity to the above, you can browse our other 120 official race charities here.

The simplest way to do it is by setting up a JustGiving fundraising page in a few quick steps. Clink the link below to get started, set up your account and search for your preferred charity.

Set up my fundraising page now


Personal details and cancellation policy

Update your personal details

If your details have changed since you registered your race entry, you can view and amend your postal address, email address, estimated finishing time or club details using our MY REGISTRATION form

Cancellation and refund policy

In fairness to half marathon entrants who cannot compete for whatever reason, it has been our policy at the Bath Half for many years to offer a partial refund to applicants who cancel their entry before the date we start to process our race pack mailout.  We offer half marathon entrants who notify us of cancellation of their entry on or before 10th December the choice of either a free Deferred Entry for the following year’s half marathon, or a £15 refund, or a £15 donation on your behalf to the Bath Half Marathon Fund.

No carry forward entry or refund can be offered for Lead Charity Partner entries.

For more information including how to cancel please click here.



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