Event details

  • Date: 02 September 2018
  • Location: Bedford

Join thousands of runners and take on 13.1 miles of traffic free, stunning Bedfordshire countryside in 2018.

Runners will be welcomed across the finish line in the beautiful Priory Country Park before celebrating in style with live music, food and entertainment at our unforgettable post-race Picnic Party. Runners get a finishers medal and t-shirt, as well as the post-race picnic party to celebrate and relax!


Enter the Bedford Half Marathon

Help us make a difference

Providing dedicated support for people living with life-limiting conditions, we are an invaluable lifeline to thousands across the UK. Your participation and sponsorship will help us continue to be there for our patients, service users and their families at the most difficult time of their lives.

Not for you? Don’t worry!

If the Bedford Half isn’t for you, why not check out our full events and challenges calendar. We have so many amazing events lined up - from 10kms and marathons to bike rides, triathlons and even overseas adventures - that there's bound to be something for you. Register today.

Frequently asked questions

  • How will I receive a Sue Ryder vest?

    During the registration process you will be asked to give the vest size you require - if applicable to the event. Your vest will be posted to you directly using the address stated in your registration.

  • How can I get a training plan?

    You’ll find your personalised training plan in your welcome pack. If you didn’t receive one in your pack or you wish to change it, then just let the Events Team know.

  • Where can I find fundraising ideas?

    Our jam-packed fundraising guide can be found in both your welcome pack and also on our website. Our Events Team are also on hand with fundraising ideas and tips too, and you can get in contact with them by emailing events@sueryder.org or calling 0207 554 5958.

  • How can I pay in my fundraising?

    If you’ve set up an online fundraising page (e.g. Virgin Money Giving) then your fundraising will automatically come us. If you have any cheques, you can send them to the Events Team in the London Office. Just make sure you pop your name and event on the back. Alternatively, you can drop in your fundraising to any of our hospices.