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Marathon 401

Bristol, United Kingdom


Sunday 2nd October 2016
at 00:00 UTC

End: Monday 17th October 2016
at 00:00 UTC

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About the event

Marathon 401 is an opportunity for you to get involved and show your support against bullying in the UK.

The 401 Challenge is proud to present a virtual 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon event with the help and support of our main sponsors Etchrock.

You can take part in this event anywhere in the world including coming and joining Ben on his run in Bristol. Simply register and pay a donation fee of £26.20 (all of which minus administration fees will go to support both Kidscape and Stonewall)

Run, log and share your experience through the Etchrock platform and receive a medal and goodies from our event sponsors in the post after your have completed the event.

If you would like to personally join Ben in Bristol he will be running a 26.2 mile route which can be found at Please be aware that if you wish to join Ben on the day in person you will need to register and pay your donation above. This event is not an official event and by entering you take complete responsibility of your wellbeing and fully support yourself throughout the day as per the terms and conditions stout in the marathon 401 application.

Make your run as social as possible, use the official Marathon 401 #marathon401 and tag @the401challenge into all your social media, share your running photos and messages on Twitter and Facebook, let us know how you get on and celebrate in what will be an incredible day supporting two incredible charities.


Ben and The 401 Team

Take part in an event to remember!


Bristol, United Kingdom


 The 401 Festival of Running

Bristol, United Kingdom

The 401 Festival of Running offers a series of 2-day running festivals designed to inspire and challenge you

We have a large selection of adult race distances, including, 'The 401 Half Marathon', 'The 401 10km' and 'The 401 5km'

On top of this, we offer the chance for you to complete ALL individual race distances over the weekend including an additional 6.1km race, taking your overall weekend distance to 26.2 miles (a full marathon)

This is known as The 401 Festival Challenge and is by far our most popular ticket every year

There are a selection kids races including 500m and 1-mile dash races each day

Evening entertainment and a full events village add to the atmosphere, if you want a fun, family-friendly event for all ages and abilities then come and join us in either Portishead near Bristol in August or Sherwood Pines near Nottingham in July.

We look forward to seeing you soon

Ben and The 401 Challenge Team