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BATHALF Entrants newsletter - September

Hello Autumn!

With the recent downpours and chilly mornings, it feels like Summer is just a distant memory and putting those trainers on to go outside is probably not an attractive thought!  Take a look at our blog post below on ‘Getting Started’ for some inspiration. With just under SIX MONTHS until race day, planning is key.

We are experiencing our fastest ever selling rate and 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.

All the best

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

Getting Started

Forget mists and mellow fruitfulness, autumn is the season to kick off your Bath Half training. Hannah Lees, running coach and founder of ‘Hannah the Runner’ has some tips to get you started.

Whether it’s the chilly mornings, the shortening days, or the increase in rush hour traffic as the schools go back, you can’t deny that autumn is here. For some this means their thoughts are turning to bonfire night, conker fights and putting the heating on, but for others the change in season marks the beginning of Bath Half training.

If you’re planning to do your first Bath Half in 2020 or you’re returning to the race in search of a PB there are things you can get in place now to set yourself on the right track, and running is only part of it…

Read more


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,

In addition we have over 120 other official charity partners. For details see our Charity List

The simplest way to fundraise for your chosen charity is by setting up a JustGiving fundraising page, which can be done 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


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!






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 official charity entries

For more information including how to cancel please click here.



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