BU supporting the inaugural Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Posted on Friday, October 4 2013

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

This weekend sees the inaugural Bournemouth Marathon Festival taking place on the shores of Bournemouth & Poole with over 9,000 runners signed up. sportBU are supporting event organisers GSI Events on the delivery of all marshal training, local operations meetings as well as leading on managing a key sector of the course.

Over 30 BU students and staff will be marshalling this weekend in Sector 3 (next to Boscombe Pier) ensuring runners and spectators alike have a safe, memorable race weekend.

Any BU staff members and students wishing to support the event and spectate on the day should go to Boscombe Pier Roundabout, where you will find a hub of entertainment and BU presence will be on the Sunday for the 1/2 and full Marathon starting at 8am and 10am respectively.

As well as supporting the delivery of the event, a number of staff members and students will be taking part in the races.

For further information about BU’s involvement in the marathon, please contact Barry Squires, Head of Sport Development on 01202 965789.