Richmond Half Marathon


RICHMOND HALF: 11th September 2022

"By far my best half marathon, fantastic quality race, great location and the overall event was very well organised. The medals and t shirts are amazing".


Welcome to London's most exclusive Half Marathon!

Run London's most exclusive race! The only time you can ever run in the World Heritage Site - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew! Great medal, great goody bag, tech tee, music festival finish and a beer!

The race will take runners on a scenic tour of Richmond, one of London's most appealing areas. It starts at Kew Botanical Gardens and finishes at Old Deer Park, via a scenic tour of Richmond Riverside and Ham House

Course Map

Richmond Half Marathon info

  • The Price: Affiliated Early Bird from £38 until 1st January 2022
  • The Start: Richmond Half starts inside Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • The Finish: Richmond Half finishes at Old Deer Park in the heart of Richmond in an all-day family music festival
  • Race Start Time: From 8.55am
  • Half Marathon pacers: TBC
  • Minimum age - 17 on day of race
  • Terrain: Multi-terrain, professionally measured and certified, flat course

All on road and path inside Kew Gardens before running along the Thames Towpath. Please expect to run on flat path, road, gravel and grass during the 13.1 miles. The course is flat as a pancake.

  • 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. Friends and family who arrive late (after 08:30am) will have to pay a normal Kew Gardens ticket (visit Kew Gardens website for prices).

  • Drink Stations

There are 4 drink stations (3.75 miles, 7.5 miles, 9 miles, 12 miles and at the finish) 

Please take weekend public transport timetables and delays into consideration. There are facilities in Kew Gardens serving hot drinks and food so come early and enjoy the surroundings before your run.

Looking for a spring half marathon? Welcome to the brand-new Kew The Run - Kew Gardens Half Marathon!

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