Richmond Running Festival – Half Marathon

17 September 2017

Richmond, London

This autumn, take on a half marathon in one of the most beautiful gardens in London

The Richmond Half Marathon starts in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew (a world heritage site), before taking a scenic tour of Richmond, passing through the most beautiful part of London. The course is flat and there will be plenty of entertainment on route to keep you going every step of the way. 

Need a place in the Richmond Half Marathon?

Sign up today for one of our charity places for just £30. We ask all runners to commit to raising £350 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.

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Already got a place in the Richmond Half Marathon?

If you already have a place and would like to fundraise for us, please register your place to let us know so that we can help get you started.

Join our team

All of our runners will 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 for your family and friends
  • unlimited support from our dedicated team

Richmond Running Festival

The Richmond Half Marathon forms part of the Richmond Running Festival, which is taking place Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 September. Once you cross the finish line you'll be able to celebrate in style! The Richmond Running Festival will bring the very best of South West London together to embrace fitness, charity and local business with a music festival, fitness expo, great food and drink and kids' races in Old Deer Park. 

Don’t forget to invite your friends and family down too! They’ll get free entry to Kew Gardens (usually £16 per ticket).

Kew Gardens 10k and Richmond Marathon 

We also have places in the Kew Gardens 10k and the Richmond Marathon in case you would like to join us for either of these events instead! 


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! 

We need your support

Every day, 618 children and young people from across the UK arrive at GOSH. Every day, doctors and nurses battle the most complex illnesses, and the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs. And every day is a chance for you to make a difference. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. A better future for seriously ill children starts here.