Bath Half


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Getting to the race

Please note that there is no parking at the venue but there are designated car parks if needed.

Competitors & spectators are advised to arrive before 8.30am for the Park & Ride sites:

*Note: both sites closed during the race

When Park & Ride site are full follow signs to city centre car parks.

Please check with your bus and train operator
National Rail Enquiries 0845 748 4950

There will be a number of changes and diversions to normal scheduled bus services on race day.  For full details of the amended services please visit the Travel West website

First Great Western have provided us with their draft timetable for race day. There is some engineering work planned for race day so they suggest that runners and spectators check train times in the last week or so prior to race day.

If you are travelling on race day from London or Reading we have been advised that there is one train in the morning, 08.33 from Paddington, Reading at 09.16 and arriving at Bath at 10.06.

In the afternoon 15.19 from Bath, back into Reading at 16.11 and Paddington at 16.56.

Arrive early

Remember that you’ll be in good company – nearly 15,000 of you will be setting off from Great Pulteney Street at 11.00am and the atmosphere in the Runners Village beforehand is great. Arrive early to have chance to soak it up – and please bring an old warm top that you don’t mind discarding as you start the race. Most of our ‘regular’ runners know to arrive at the Village before 9.00am. Our help desk will be open from 8.00am. At 10.00am we open the half marathon start pens as it can take an hour to filter from the Runners Village into the start pens.