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The University of Bristol Run Series launch

Run Series 2021

21 January 2021

Whether you are new to running, returning to exercise or an experienced athlete, we invite you to join our #WeAreBristol community and challenge yourself to complete a virtual 5k, 10k or half marathon in the University of Bristol Run Series.

Registration for the University of Bristol Run Series is now open! 

Join us for one, two or all three of our virtual running events in our Run Series in 2021.

Entry to each event in the Series is free to all students, staff, affiliates and alumni and you can register through our website or the University of Bristol Sport app 

You will be able to access a support hub full of resources to help you get over the finish line, including training plans, plus information, advice and guidance curated by our in-house experts, on topics such as injury prevention, nutrition and sport psychology. 

Save the date! 

  • Virtual 5k - Saturday 20 to Sunday 21st March 
  • Virtual 10k - Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th May 
  • Virtual Half Marathon - Saturday 18th to Sunday 26th September 

Our runner’s community 

We encourage you to join our University of Bristol Sport Strava Club, where you can find suggested training routes in Bristol, share your progress and celebrate the progress of our 650 strong #WeAreBristol Strava community. 

You can also join our exclusive University of Bristol Run Series Community Facebook group to chat with other runners, share training tips and cheer each other on throughout the Series.  

With just over 8 weeks to go until the virtual 5k, its time to lace up your running shoes and get training! 

We can’t wait for you to join our supportive running community and discover the positive impact that getting active can have on your everyday. 

Further information

To find out more about the Run Series, including our charity partners, Run Series performance running tees and exclusive event medals, visit the University of Bristol Run Series website. 

Registration for the 5k and 10k events is open now. Entry to the Run Series Half Marathon will open in March – details to follow. 

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