Date: Sunday 4th March 2018
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Entry fee: Free
Fundraising pledge for Golden Bond Runners: £300
I would like a Tommy's place
Click here to apply for a guaranteed place to run for Tommy's at the Bath Half Marathon 2018. Entry is free but a minimum sponsorship of £300 (excl. gift aid) to cover our costs for this race is required.
I have my own place
Click here to let us know if you already have your place in the Bath Half Marathon 2018. Once you register we can send you your free running vest and any fundraising materials you need. This requires no minimum sponsorship—just raise as much as you can!
About the Vitality Bath Half Marathon
The Vitality Bath Half Marathon is one of the longest established road events in the UK. It is also the largest charity fundraiser in the South West, raising over £1.4 million for charity last year alone. The course itself is fast and flat making it suitable for all abilities – for beginners whose key objective is to complete the course, to more regular long-distance event runners, looking to beat their personal best time.
How Tommy's will support you at the Bath Half Marathon
Whether you run with your own place, or a Tommy's guaranteed place, you'll get first class care!
- Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
- Dedicated contact at Tommy's, who will give you one to one support all the way
- Top quality breathable running vest
- Cheering sticks to give to your supporters on race day
- E-newsletters and training guide
What our runners say about us
"I just wanted to thank you and the team at Tommy's for all of the support that you have provided. You have been really friendly and helpful; it was a real privilege to run for such a worthy cause. The Tommy's team in the crowd were amazing - a real boost when I needed it at the end. Please pass on my thanks to everyone at Tommy’s!"
Download your Bath Half Marathon training guide
This guide will help you prepare and train for your half marathon, including advice on what clothes to wear, food to eat and exercises to do.This training plan provides an exercise timetable for those new to half marathons as well as those with a few under their belt.
Fundraising hints and tips
Your friends and family will probably sponsor you once you've set up your fundraising page, but to raise the maximum amount of money for our life-saving work, you could also think about organising a pub quiz, having a raffle or asking a local school to run a non-uniform day. Next step is to create your online page...
Social media can help you build a real buzz around your event. These channels work best when you make them personal. Be yourself and talk to your friends and followers as you would in person.
Get extra support for your event and help raise awareness of Tommy's' research and information programmes...easy!!!
Find out more about how to get your valuable donations to the team at Tommy's.
There are loads of ways that you can raise money for Tommy's research. Here are just a few to inspire you!
Tommy's top fundraising tips
There are a few simple guidelines to take into consideration when organising events for charity. If you’re in any doubt please contact us for advice.