It is with great sadness that we have to announce the postponement of the Richmond Marathon and Half Marathon until Spring time in 2021 (Date TBC).
Richmond Marathon: SPRING, 2021
Run through London's greenest borough including Kew Gardens, Richmond Bridge and Hampton Court Palace.
With three famous bridges, two Royal Palaces and one famous river this race has been described as "the Worlds most scenic Marathon! "Like the Richmond Half and Kew Gardens 10k, the RUNFEST Marathon starts inside Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The race will tour Richmond's greenest borough, the highlight being the majestic Hampton Court Palace!
2 hours 45, 3 hours, 3 hours 15, 3 hours 30, 3 hours 45, 4 hours, 4 hours 15, 4 hours 30, 4 hours 45, 5 hours.
Welcome to Londons Flattest Marathon 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 26.2 miles. The course is flat as a pancake.
Full professional cover in place throughout the course.
The entire course will be fully marshalled. Marshalls are volunteers so please say thanks to these amazing people!
A sweep Marshall will be present to assist athletes who do not complete the course and will be transported to the finish line.
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 8.15 am for the Marathon 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. There are facilities in Kew Gardens serving hot drinks and food so come early and enjoy the surroundings before your run.