Published date: 24 June 2022

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 25 July 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

24 June 2022

Closing date

25 July 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

19 September 2022

Contract end date

1 October 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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The RunBristol events portfolio of the 10k and Half Marathon, offers Bristol residents and visitors an action-filled day of running in the City. Founded in 1989, these are some of the biggest running events in the UK, with an attractive route past Bristol's most iconic landmarks. The runs are for everyone, all ages and abilities and an inclusive celebration of running, with musical entertainment and crowds encouraging participants throughout.

Bristol City Council is seeking an experienced external Contractor to take on the development, management and successful delivery of the RunBristol portfolio of events - specifically the Bristol 10k and Bristol Half Marathon. We seek a dynamic company with a proven track record, who can demonstrate the ability to deliver successful, mass-participation sporting events.

The Contractor will be responsible for the development, management, delivery, sponsorship, marketing and promotion of the RunBristol portfolio of events. The events must be of the highest quality, meeting the needs of participants, residents and Bristol City Council standards.

To register your interest please use the link below to access the documents relating to the tender.

About the buyer

Contact name

Ritu Mundray


City Hall
College Green