Events Challenge events ABP Southampton Full Marathon The Full Marathon takes you on a spectacular 26.2 miles course of closed roads through the heart of Southampton, hitting famous landmarks such as Bargate, QE2 Anchor and St Mary's Stadium, as well as the Itchen Bridge. A unique experience only available with the ABP Southampton Marathon. Wessex Heartbeat have once again secured some places for the popular event and are encouraging people to challenge themselves for a great cause, by running this fully fledged 26.2 mile route.All races start and finish in the heart of Southampton’s city centre with the run course passing iconic local landmarks including Bargate, QE2 Anchor and St Mary’s Stadium. Sure to be the race highlight will be running both the ascent and more popularly the descent over the Itchen bridge, which will be closed exclusively for this unique event. You can visit the most frequently asked questions about the event on ABP's website, here. To secure your place, register your interest below or call 023 8070 6095. Each place will cost £30 per runner, and we require that you raise a minimum of £200 for the event. Once you have secured and payed for your place, that's when the fundraising starts! Fortunately, thanks to our new website, you can create fundraising page through us and start raising money for your sponsorship now! Create a fundraising page here! Booking for this event has now closed.