Kew Gardens 10K

Welcome to London's FLATTEST 10K!

Kew Gardens 10k: Saturday 14th September 2019



"An all round amazing event. How often are you allowed to run around Kew Gardens? The venue is fab, marshals are wonderful - singing, dancing, drumming, acting, hi-fives, shoutouts over the microphone, charity stalls cheering - you name it they do it! Not a single complaint about the route, something for everyone. Stunning stunning stunning."

10 Reasons to Run Kew Gardens 10k?

  • Free entry for supporters into Kew Gardens* (rrp is £15 per person)- great family day out with the new Kids' playground! 
  • An amazing medal is rewarded to every finisher - this year's will be a golden heart with British Heart Foundation who are the 2019 Charity of the Year. 
  • Receive a quality NIKE tech souvenir t-shirt including a Banksy inspired skyline of Kew Gardens
  • Extra special this year - not only will runners be running through a World Heritage site, but this year they will also be running past dazzling Chihuly glass sculptures
  • London's flattest 10k - Male course record: Chris Thompson 28:58, Female course record: Jo Pavey 32:47  *see course profile below
  • The only chance to run inside the beautiful World Heritage Site - Kew Gardens. 
  • Free beer at the end! 
  • Male AND Female cut t-shirts
  • Course entertainment! 
  • Poshest baggage drop (inside the Nash Conservatory) - There are only two Nash Conservatories ever built. The other one is the Queen's swimming pool in Buckingham Palace. 
*Your Kew Gardens 10K entry includes two FREE adult and UNLIMITED children's tickets into Kew Gardens (before the gates close at 8:45am)



10k Race Map

Kew Gardens 10k info

  • The Orangery, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. You MUST enter via Elizabeth Gate Entrance, Kew Green, TW9 3AB.
  • Race Start Time: 8.30am
  • 10km pacers and predicted finishing times:

40 mins, 45 mins, 50 mins, 55 mins, 60 mins, 65 mins, 70 mins

  • Minimum age - 15 on day of race
  • Terrain:

Welcome to Londons Flattest Course! All on road and path inside Kew Gardens.

  • 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:

We strongly advise all runners, regardless of which race you are competing in, to arrive more than 1 hour before your race. Any late comers who arrive after 8.40 am for the 10k will be denied entry and will not be able to take part in the race. Friends and family who arrive late will have to pay a normal Kew Gardens ticket (visit Kew Gardens website for prices).

Please take weekend public transport timetables and delays into consideration. A limited number of prepaid parking is available from our shop. There are facilities in Kew Gardens serving hot drinks and food so come early and enjoy the surroundings before your run.