Distance: 13 miles
Reg fee: £39
Start/Finish: Elim Arts Centre, West Malvern
Included: Fully supported route, medal, race timing, free photos, and more
Feelings afterwards: Ready for that post race massage 😉

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The Malvern Hills Trail Half Marathon is a 13 mile offroad trail running event organised by Dave Talbot Adventure Events. This is a superb trail half marathon.

The course is varied and hilly but there’s no cut off time. The staff and the atmosphere are friendly and runners from around the UK enjoy this race year on year. Places are limited and they don’t allow on the day entries – so if you want a place, book your place now.

Included in your entry:

  • Race entry fee
  • Free race photos
  • Donation to the Malvern Hills Trust
  • Race timing
  • Sign posted race route
  • Prizes/medals
  • Feed stations/water stops
  • Staffed checkpoints
  • Event Parking
  • Physio support (if needed)
  • Post race massage – donation towards cost of equipment (recommended minimum £5).

For more information about the day, route including MAPS and GPX file, photo gallery and to sign up, click here.


Why join Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity?

Not only will you feel a great sense of achievement, but you will also be making a big difference by fundraising for your local hospitals across Bristol city centre, South Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.

Join #TeamBWHC and you'll receive:

BWHC Logo sunburst icon Support and advice from our fundraising team

BWHC Logo sunburst icon Cheer stations throughout your run to spur you on to the finish line

BWHC Logo sunburst icon Digital resources and support setting up a fundraising page

BWHC Logo sunburst icon A free promotional code for a day pass for PureGym Harbourside to store your personal belongings safely in their lockers and enjoy a shower after all your hard work

BWHC Logo sunburst icon Additional fundraising materials, including our bespoke nutrition tips to help you stay fueled for your event.

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Malvern Hills Trail Marathon


BWHC Logo sunburst icon How much does it cost to take part?

£39 for Half Marathon

BWHC Logo sunburst icon How much do I have to raise?

There is no minimum sponsorship, which means you can raise as much as you want for your hospitals with no pressure! We suggest you aim for £100 minimum at which point you’ll get a free branded charity t-shirt or running vest! (Please note we need a week to send these out).

BWHC Logo sunburst icon Where does the race start?

The race headquarters will be at the Regents Theological College by the Sugarloaf Café.  The cafe will be open serving tea, cake, coffee and various lovely treats from 8 am. Race registration will be open at 8 am on race day. The race starts at 10 am. The address is:

Elim Arts Centre
West Malvern Road
West Malvern
WR14 4AY

BWHC Logo sunburst icon Where can I park?

If you can park at one of the bigger car parks further away and walk into the site – it would be a huge help. Parking around the race HQ is limited because of the residential areas and the nature of the site and the Malvern Hills.

BWHC Logo sunburst icon What time does it start?

Registration opens from 8:00 am 
Safety briefing at 9:45 am
Race starts at 10 am

BWHC Logo sunburst icon Are there any age restrictions?

5k – 11
10k – 15
Half Marathon – 17

BWHC Logo sunburst icon What happens to the money I raise?

The money you raise will help our Bristol city centre hospitals and their staff to do even more to treat and care for patients and their families, wherever the need is greatest.


For more information or with any questions, please email [email protected] or call us on 0117 927 7120.