An overview and information on the event.

The B&E Run the Bridge fun run and walk is one of Tasmania's premier running events each year. It is held in the capital city of Hobart and sees participants journey over the iconic Tasman Bridge.

Event Overview

The event is held in February each year, attracting a record 3,116 participants in 2016 of all ages and abilities who want to be able say they've conquered the Bridge. With international appeal, the event has also hosted no less than 16 Olympians and a host of international level athletes from across the world.

Events On Offer

Events on offer are the traditional 10km run, the 5km run and 1km dash. In 2017, a 5km walk has also been added to the program to offer another great experience.


The 2017 B&E Hobart Run the Bridge will be held on the 19th February. Enter the event now by clicking here.

Course Features

Features of the B&E Hobart Run the Bridge include:

Blundstone Arena

Tasmania's premier sporting facility, Blundstone Arena provides the perfect setting for the beginning of the B&E 10k. Participants can warm up at the venue, use toilets and the Plumb cafe.

Crossing the iconic Tasman Bridge

Both the 5k and 10k events cross the Tasman Bridge - Tasmania's largest and busiest piece of infrastructure. It is the only annual event where a lane is closed for people to run/walk across

Bellerive Quay

After the 10k start, runners make their way along the Bellerive Bluff to the historic Bellerive Quay, past an array of shops and exquisite homes, then onto the new re-developed Kangaroo Bay

Hobart Waterfront/Salamanca

Once passing Government House, head along the Hobart Waterfront onto the welcome site of Salamanca. This beautiful part of Hobart is home to gorgeous sandstone buildings and of course, the finish line!

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