Event Information

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 close to 3,000 participants 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.

Download the official #HRTB17 Event Booklet here.

Events On Offer

Events on offer are the traditional 10km run, 5km run, new 5km walk and 1km dash for children. In 2017, a 5km walk has 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

There's no better start line for the states premier fun run, than the state's premier sporting facility. Runners can use the facilities of Blundstone Arena to warm up and prepare before starting outside.

Crossing the iconic Tasman Bridge

Tasmania's busiest and most iconic piece of infrastructure, the Tasman Bridge. At 1396m long, both 5km and 10km participants get to cross it as the only public event each year to have lane closure.


After running along the Bellerive Bluff, the course enters historic Bellerive Quay which offers brilliant coastal views, historical buildings and then runners move onto the new Kangaroo Bay precinct.


With the last few kilometers hugging the Hobart Waterfront, the event finishes on Castray Esplanade at beautiful Salamanca. After your run/walk, head to brunch at any number of cafe's.

Course Maps

View the 2017 course maps to familiarise yourself before the event.

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