Kempton Park Marathon





We will be sending out your free engraved tab to commemorate your Marathon achievement that will be posted to you 10-14 days after the run.

We hope you enjoyed your day. If you fancy your next challenge with us please take a look at the Richmond Half Marathon on the 12th September. CLICK HERE

Runfest Kempton Park Marathon info

  • Kempton Park Race Course, Staines Rd E, Shepperton, Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 5AQ
  • Price: £38.50 for affiliated club runners
  • Entry includes medal, T-shirt and personalised results tab.
  • Race Start Time: 8.30am
  • Minimum age - 18 on day of race
  • Terrain: 95% tarmac, 5% path.
  • Course Map see above..
  • Course will be measured and ran under 'Run Britain' Rules. It will deemed eligible for London Marathon's 'Good for age' qualification purposes. The event certificate is 2021-41785 and the course measurement can be found on this website (click here ).

Please expect to run on flat path, road, gravel during the 26.2 miles. The course is flat as a pancake and will be looped. We will be releasing the course soon.

  • First Aid:

Full professional cover in place throughout the course.

  • Marshalls:

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

  • Sweep Marshalls:

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

  • Race Day Timings:

Due to Covid-19 and social distancing, all runners will be given an arrival time to avoid congestion. We will be updating you very soon as to whether friends and family can spectate at Kempton.

Please take weekend public transport timetables and delays into consideration.

Water stations:

Water stations and Lucozade Sport will be available at every 5K.

Are dogs allowed inside Kempton racecourse?

Sadly Kempton do not permits dogs at the venue, only assisted doggies.

What are my travel options?

Transport arrangements to and from events are being carefully considered across all events in the Events Research Programme. 

We are encouraging people to travel to the event by walking or cycling. Alternatively, there are options to travel by car or by train (only if absolutely necessary). For full details on these options, read on below.

No matter how you travel to the event you should follow the below safer travel guidance:

  • Plan ahead and allow more time for your journey. You should try to travel at quieter times and take less busy routes where possible
  • If you can, you should walk or cycle to the event
  • If using public transport, you must wear a face covering unless exempt, sanitise your hands regularly and keep your distance where possible
  • If driving to the event, you should avoid sharing a car with anyone outside of your household or support bubble. If this isn’t possible, you should open the windows, wear a face covering unless exempt and leave seats free to socially distance



There will be a bike park area at the venue for you to safely leave your bike while you take part in the event.


Kempton Park is located on the A308 between Sunbury on Thames and Hampton Court, less than one mile from Junction 1 of the M3 via Junction 12 of the M25. If you are planning to drive to the event, please use this address: Park Road, Shepperton, Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 5HQ, parking is available at Gate 1 and the entrance is the North side.


Kempton Park Station is 200 yards from the North entrance of the racecourse. Trains run every half an hour direct from London Waterloo with a 40-minute journey time. Please note that, due to social distancing measures, the eight-carriage trains can only accommodate up to 150 passengers, so do not travel by train unless absolutely necessary.

I want to run with my friend who lives with me, how can we make sure we start at the same time?

Start waves will be carefully allocated based on predicted time. While we cannot guarantee two runners will be in the same start wave, entering the same race and giving the same predicted time will increase your chances.

What is the course like?

The course is a fast, flat route with a few turns on hard-packed paths.

Will there be somewhere to leave bags on the day?

Yes, you will be able to leave small bags in our baggage area on Event Day, however this is likely to be very busy so we would encourage you to leave items with one of your supporters if possible. You will need your phone to access the event, so please plan to run with it if possible.

Do I have to collect my race pack?

There are two options for collecting your race pack:

1. Collect from Up & Running store in Teddington (70 Broad Street, Teddington TW11 8QY) from Friday 21st May to Friday 28th May. Click here for the store opening times.

2. Collect on the morning of the race at Kempton Park Race Course. Packet Pick-up is open from 07:00-08:15.

Will there be results?

Yes, there will be results published within 12 hours of the completion of the event. Please come back to this website.

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