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Could you put your running shoes on and do something AMAZING for Jessie May in 2020?

Join #TeamJessie on the start line of a number of races throughout the South West, and get running to support our Nurses and families.

Whether it’s a 10k or a full blown marathon – we’ll be with you every step of the way!

Every runner will get a free running vest in our favourite Purple, help with fundraising and full support along the way!

We can’t wait to cheer you on!

Bath Half 2020

Bath Half Marathon Runners 2019

  • Event Date: Sunday 15th March 2020
  • Location: Bath
  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Place Cost: £42 (paid to Jessie May)
  • Sponsorship Target: £175
  • Website: www.bathhalf.co.uk

Jessie May is looking for people to join Team Jessie May on the start line for the 2020 Bath Half Marathon on Sunday 15th March. Join thousands of runners and experience Bath like never before, all whilst supporting Jessie May Nurses.

The Bath Half Marathon is now one of the most popular half marathons in the UK and regularly sells out months before the race date. In fact, The Daily Telegraph voted The Bath Half ‘Third Best Running Event’. And what makes the event even more special is its outstanding reputation for its wonderful atmosphere. We will be there adding to that atmosphere cheering you on as loud as possible! Please email fundraising@jessiemay.org.uk for more information and to book your place!


London Marathon 2020


The ballot for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon has now closed and entrants will have found out if they have been successful.

Unsuccessful, but still want to race? Don’t worry, we’ve got charity spaces for #TeamJessie!

With 5 spaces up for grabs in one of the most sought-after racing event of the year, you’ll want to get in touch quick to secure your place on that starting line come April.

To book your place, contact our Community Partnerships Officer, call Helen Mackie at Jessie May on 0117 9582174, or email helen.mackie@jessiemay.org.uk and she will get you sorted!


Bristol 10k 2020

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Your route will take you along some of Bristol’s most iconic landmarks whilst taking in the atmosphere along with your fellow 11,000 runners. This event is truly one of the fastest growing and popular 10k’s in the South West.

The route takes runners along the Harbourside, out and back along the Portway, through the stunning Avon Gorge, and passes twice under Brunel’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge. The Bristol 10k is known to produce many PB’s and is very popular for people who are trying the distance for the first time.

To get registered buy your place HERE and let us know on fundraising@jessiemay.org.uk so we can start supporting you!

Bristol Half 2020


The 2020 Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon will return as part of the Great Run Series. The event comes with its own distinguished history. First staged in 1989 and known as the Bristol Half Marathon, the city centre run has become a long-held tradition in the national running calendar.

Over 10,000 runners every year make this a must do event with an atmosphere second to none. With 10 separate music points along the route it is definitely a half marathon not to miss!

To get registered buy your place HERE and let us know on fundraising@jessiemay.org.uk so we can start supporting you!


The Sodbury Slog 2020slog2

  • Event Date: Sunday 8th November 2020
  • Location: Chipping Sodbury
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Place Cost: TBC
  • Sponsorship Target: As much as possible!

Organised by the Bitton Road runners the Sodbury Slog is a 10mile lungbusting, shoe-ruining, hill-slipping mudrun around Chipping Sodbury. Attracting around 1200 runners annually (and selling out in just over an hour), the route has now become known for its famous ‘sheep dip’ and ‘pig trough’ – both very wet, very cold and very fun!

Jessie May has limited spaces available so please contact Helen on 0171 9582174 or email helen.mackie@jessiemay.org.uk to book your place!


Cadence Events

We have teamed up with the wonderful people at Cadence Events to offer many more opportunities to get active and to support Jessie May. They specialise in running, triathlon and multisport professional events across the South West. To check out their range of events and to get inspired click HERE.



Call us today on 01179582174 or email fundraising@jessiemay.org.uk to start your challenge journey!