Race Info

2021 Timetable of Events: 


Richmond RUNFEST:

SATURDAY 11th September: Kew Gardens 10K (Inside Kew Gardens) & Children With Cancer UK KIDS’ Mile and Richmond Sundown 5K both in Old Deer Park.

SUNDAY 12th September: Richmond Half Marathon & Marathon and  Family Funrun.



Details for our September Kew Gardens events...

How To Get There:

1. Get a train to Richmond Station and from there take the 65 bus to Kew Green or an Uber (£6 - £8)

2. Get a train to Turnham Green (picadilly Line) walk 5 mins to Chiswick Lane, take 237 or 267 to Kew Bridge, walk over the bridge and Ferry Lane is on the right.

3. Get to Claphan Junction and take an Uber (£16 - £20)

Bike Parking:

If you are local we advise cycling to the event and you can use the pike parking on Kew Green. This is a great warm up for your legs!

For all other options please visit Transport for London or National Rail.

Richmond SUNDOWN 5k

Old Deer Park (next to Pools on the Park Leisure Centre), Twickenham Rd, Richmond TW9 2SF. Click here


- Watch the sun go down as you walk/ jog/ run and finish with an after party!
- New FLAT course starting at 7PM 
- Entertainment to keep you going every 500 meters!!!
- After-party carnival theme


Children with Cancer UK Kids' Mile races Start and Finish Location

Old Deer Park (next to Pools on the Park Leisure Centre), Twickenham Rd, Richmond TW9 2SF. Click here

Packet pick up opens: 1.30pm

The Kids races are staggered throughout the afternoon and will run from 2pm - 4.30pm. Race times will be emailed to all participants prior to the race.

2021 Children with Cancer UK Kids' Mile & 500m Proposed Timetable (subject to change):

Age restrictions:


Full Marathon: minimun age - 18 on day of race

Half Marathon: minimum age - 17 on day of race

10km: minimum age - 15 on day of race

5km: minimum age - 13 on day of race

Kids races: ages 5-16 years on day of race


Kew Gardens 10K: All on road and path inside Kew Gardens. Flat and fast!

Half and full marathon: Mixed surfaces: road, towpath and grass. Flat and fast!

Course is NOT hilly! Woohoo!



Water stations: We are significantly reducing plastic usage!

Kew Gardens 10K:

There will be one waterstation at 3 miles where water from compostable cups will be available.

Richmond Half Marathon Waterstations:

1: Water only in compostable cups at 3.75 miles

 2: Compostable cups of water at 7.09 miles

3: Compostable cups of water at 10.05 miles

4: Compostable cups of water at 12.15 miles

Richmond Marathon Waterstations:

1: Water only in compostable cups at 3.75 miles

2: Compostable cups of water at 7.09 miles

3: Water in rPET bottles at 10.55 miles

 4: Water in rPET bottles at 12.80 miles

5: Water in rPET bottles at 15 miles

 6: Water in rPET bottles at 17.85 miles

 7: Water in rPET bottles at 20.15 miles

 8: Compostable cups of water at 23.20 miles

9: Compostable cups of water at 25 miles


First Aid:

Full professional cover in place throughout the course.




The entire course will be fully marshalled. Marshals are volunteers so please say thanks to these amazing people!


Sweep Marshals:

A sweep marshal will be present to assist athletes who do not complete the course and will be transported to the finish line.




Please take weekend public transport timetables and delays into consideration. A limited number of prepaid parking is available from our shop. 

Suggested car park for Old Deer Park is next to Richmond Station

NCP car park - Richmond Station, Drummond Place, Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 1DN 





Richmond Fitness Expo and Music Festival in Old Deer Park FOR AUTUMN ONLY!

The finish line festival in Old Deer Park will open at 9 am for friends and family wanting a prime finish line spot and our stalls will commence sales at 9.00am.

Your Richmond RUNFEST medal, technical t-shirt and free beer will be proudly given to you after the race. The festival stalls will be manned by a variety of local businesses and retailers to entice the whole family.

Please see our Richmond Fitness Expo page for more information.



A community event like this cannot happen without lots of volunteers. If any friends or family members want to get involved in the race they will receive a T-shirt, a free beer and a burger. Click here to sign up.



Start Time: 8:00am

Half Marathon

Start Time: 8:55am

Kew Gardens 10k

Start Time: 8:20am

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