Hackney Half Marathon

30 April 2017

Join us this year for London's trendiest half marathon, set in the heart of the capital's vibrant East End.

Join 12,000 runners at this fast and flat half marathon in London.


About the event

Soak up the atmosphere as you run past the famous Hackney Empire and Broadway Market. The final stretch of the route takes you through the breathtaking Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. With free yoga and music at the finish this is one event you simply can't miss.

Enter to run in 2017

Entry for our charity places has now closed, however If you've purchased your place in the event from the organisers then we'd love for you to be part of #TeamGOSH. As an own place runner there's no minimum to fundraise, and you'd receive all the benefits listed below.

I have my own place

Hackney half marathon participant running for GOSH
All our runners receive:

  • a digital welcome pack full of tips, advice and fundraising materials

  • a complimentary professional running vest

  • access to professional training plans

  • cheering points along the route

  • unlimited support from a dedicated Challenge Events team.

This event is organised by our partner Virgin Sport. Visit their website for more details about the half marathon and to take a look at the fantastic route.


We'll help you get to the start line! We’ve partnered with Mbition, the Adaptive Training plan, to get you prepared to have an amazing race day. It creates a custom training plan which is 100% built around your fitness, schedule and goal. It then cleverly adapts as you progress.

Set up your free 30-day trial and create your own personal plan in two minutes. Once your trial is up, you can sign up and get 25% off for being a GOSH runner!