2020 Bath Half Marathon - run for RICE!

Published on 10/01/2019

We have a limited number of charity spaces for the 2020 Bath Half Marathon and we are looking for runners who will pledge to raise at least £250 for RICE whilst participating in this great local event!

Well done to all who ran in this year's Bath Half.  So far, we have raised in excess of £8000 with donations still coming in.

We have now secured places for Bath Half 2020 and places are likely to sell out very quickly.  If you are interested, please register below in three simple steps.   Places will be selling out fast! The half marathon takes place on Sunday 15th March 2020.

Running for RICE will help us expand our research programmes and improve support for people living with dementia in BaNES and beyond.

Step 1: http://www.justgiving.com/fundraising-page/creation/?cid=183763&eid=5187101

This link is personalised to give you a place on Team RICE!  Welcome on board!

Step 2: Make a donation of £20 to secure your place.

We ask for a minimum sponsorship target of £250 to be set.  We also ask for an initial £20 donation - this goes towards the £39 cost of your place!  Email Ruby at: fundraising@rice.org.uk  

 Step 3: Set up a fundraising page

Use our campaign page on JustGiving has a button called ‘Start fundraising’ to set up your own page. Offline sponsorship can also be raised).  

After registering

Once you have completed registration you will receive confirmation of your secured charity place. Nearer race day you will also receive a RICE running vest.

On race day we will have a stand in the runners village with drinks and snacks and free massages, feel free to bring along family and friends!

Email us with any questions or to sign up! Email: fundraising@rice.org.uk 

Own Place Runner?

If you have already signed up to the 2020 Bath Half Marathon and would like to raise sponsorship for RICE then please let us know and we can provide you with further information regarding sponsorship options as well as a DementiaPlus running vest. There is no minimum sponsorship agreement for own place runners.

Race details

The Bath Half Marathon is one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK.  The course is suitable for all abilities, it is a two lap, flat course - ideal for beginners and those looking to beat their own personal best time.

The roads are also traffic free and often lined with plenty of supporters waiting to cheer you on! 

The race starts and finishes in Great Pulteney Street, in the heart of the World Heritage City of Bath.

Your support will be put towards RICE's minimum £1.2m DementiaPlus Appeal - to expand and develop the RICE Centre and provide further innovative research, diagnosis, treatment and support for people with dementia. Your generosity will also help us to find more effective treatments and achieve our ultimate ambition of finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.


All RICE runners will receive a DementiaPlus running vest, guidance regarding sponsorship as well as plenty of support on the day!

The Bath Half Marathon is a fantastic opportunity for RICE supporters to raise vital funds.  We really appreciate the support from both runners and those who sponsor them.  This year we had 16 runners who between them have so far raised over £8,000!

More information can be found on the official Bath Half website: www.bathhalf.co.uk

The money that you raise for RICE will help improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers through research, treatment and care.

Our support services are vital for people within Bath and the surrounding areas, whilst our research has both a national and international impact.

For more information on how to sign up please click here

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