Saturday Richmond Kids Mile

Date: 12th September 2020

Welcome to the Kids' Mile & 500m Race!



The Kids' Mile races take place in Old Deer Park at the Richmond Fitness Expo and Finish Festival.

Location address: Old Deer Park (next to Pools on the Park Leisure Centre), Twickenham Road, Richmond, TW9 2SF. For Parking information and how the get to the Richmond Kids' Mile, click here.

2020 Proposed Kids Mile Timetable:

The Festival 

The festival is complete with live music, the Richmond Food & Fitness Expo and the Fuller’s bar (for the thirsty adults). We are delighted to have Brentford FC CST, Marathon Kids and Lions Sports Academy bringing a variety of multi-sport activities to entertain our kids throughout the afternoon.

Packet Pick Up 

Race packs must be collected on the day at the Kids Registration, located in Old Deer Park. Packet pick up will be open from 1.30pm to collect your child's race number and timing chip. 

The Start

The start and finish is located towards the back of Old Deer Park. Head to the large race arch 10 minutes before the race where Lions Sports Academy will be holding a fantastic and fun warm up for the kids. 

The Course 

The 1 mile course starts and finishes in the same place and forms 2 loops around Old Deer Park. The 500m race (for our Reception - Year 2) is only 1 loop. For the safety of our Kids, parents are NOT permitted inside the course. If you want to run with your child please keep outside the course parameter.


The No. 1 kids races in West London has sold out. 1,000 kids in fun age group (Reception through to Year 11) & gender separated races. 500m for little legs! The ultimate family day out and great value for money entry. Family Mile on the Sunday. Fun for all the family!

The Finish 

Parents are NOT allowed in this area. Children will be handed back to parents at the end of the finishing shoot once their parent is identified. We ask parents to assist our staff by being patient during this time. No child will be permitted to leave the Safe Zone without their parent/guardian to collect them.


Don't leave it until race day. Why not participate in some fun Kids training sessions. The Stragglers hold Junior and Mini Handicap series once a month. Click here for more info. There is also the Bushy Junior Parkrun with a monthly 2km time trial! 

The Me too & Co Accessible Mile

We are really excited to partner with Me too & Co to expand on our all-inclusive mile race for children with special needs in a friendly, non-competitive environment where every child is a winner and receives a finishers medal and prize at the end.

Me too & Co is an independent Richmond-upon-Thames based charity that provides activities and therapies for children with disabilities and additional needs. They also support and provide therapies, courses and information for their whole families.

In 2017, we moved the usual Sunday 'Kids' Mile & 500m' to Saturday. Reason is to increase capacity and have a specific children’s day... It was a blast!


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