Be part of Team UWE Bristol

This year UWE Bristol Sport are putting on a TRY-series, aimed at encouraging and supporting staff, students and alumni to participate in swimming, cycling and running. You can participate in the individual events or take part in all three to complete the TRY-series.

Great Bristol Run

On Sunday 14 May 2023, UWE Bristol will team up with the Great Run Company and University of Bristol to take part in the Great Bristol 10K and Half Marathon and we want you to be part of the team!

Whether you want to beat your personal best or are simply looking for a new challenge, the 10K and Half Marathon could be for you.

UWE Bristol are pleased to announced special subsidised rates of entry;


Student £25, UWE Staff £29, Alumni £32.

Half Marathon


The deadline to enter through UWE is Sunday 23 April 2023. 

Sign up online

Tour de Bristol

On Saturday 15 April UWE Bristol Sport are once again hosting the Tour de Bristol cycling event raising vital funds for St Peter’s Hospice. There are 3 different distances to choose from, 40km, 65km or 100km. 


Whether you are a beginner wanting a new challenge or seasoned cyclist wanting to beat your personal best, this event is open to all abilities.  


Entry fees


UWE Bristol Sport have secured a £5 discounted entry, please email stating your staff or student number to claim the discount code


The discounted entry fees will be: 100km - £32, 65km - £27 and 40km - £22. 

Open Water Swim

NEW for spring 2023 - UWE Bristol Sport are including Open Water Swim sessions as part of their Try series. These sessions are for experienced swimmers as they are lifeguarded but not instructed so some experience of open water swimming is advised.  Spaces are limited and must be booked in advance on the UWE Bristol Sport app.

Details: Thursday’s 5pm-7pm between 4th May and 29th June 2023.

Venue: Cromhall Quarry, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA.

Cost: Included in your Active card or MOVE membership, or PAYG £5. 

What to bring: You need your own swimwear, wetsuits are optional but if you do not wear a full-length wetsuit you will need a tow float.  Tow floats are available to hire from the venue for a minimal charge.  The session is 2 hours long but you can swim any time during this time.  There is free parking on site.

Try-series:  These sessions are the final part of the UWE Bristol Sport try-series.  If you complete the following you will be in for the chance of winning a prize:

  • Bristol 10k/half
  • Tour de Bristol
  • Record a minimum 500m swim during one of the open water swims

Please email for more information or to submit your completed try-series and be in for the chance to win a prize.

Support to help you train

Great Bristol 10K 

Run it, jog it, walk it – the Great Bristol 10k is open to everyone. The 10k will help you to get active and be kind to yourself, as well as introducing you to lots of new running buddies.

Join the #TEAMUWEBristol community today, they’ll be cheering you on every step of the way! We've launched a variety of detailed training plans to help you build a running routine.

Or why not join the Team UWE Bristol Strava group to connect with other runners and track your progress? 

"I wanted to give back to the community, which I am by fundraising and raising awareness for the NSPCC.", said Raphaella Silva, student.

Tour de Bristol

The Tour de Bristol will help you to get active and feel good, as well as introducing you to lots of new cycling buddies. 


We have a Teams Cycling group you can join to arrange social rides and connected with like minded individuals.


We also have two weekly virtual group cycling classes held at the Centre for Sport, that are free for all MOVE members. Find out how to join MOVE.