Richmond Running Festival – Marathon

13 September 2020

Richmond, London

Take on a marathon in one of the most beautiful gardens in London. 

Starting in The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew and finishing in Old Deer Park, the Richmond Marathon will be like no other. The course is flat and there will be plenty of entertainment on route to keep you going every step of the way. 

As part of the Richmond Running Festival, this Marathon takes in one of the most beautiful running routes in London. You'll run through the stunning Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew, to the leafy old deer park along the Thames foot paths. With incredible cheering posts and entertainment this is a marathon you won't want to miss!

Sign up today and grab your place for just £40 and commit to a fundraising target of £400

Join Team GOSH with a charity place now.

Sign me up

Already got a place?

If you've secured your own 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 the 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 a dedicated team

You'll be running as part of an inspiring team of fellow fundraisers like Isaac and Kerry, who shared their reasons for running with GOSH ahead of completing the London Marathon.

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.


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! 

RUNFEST Half Marathon and 10k

Alternatively you can raise money for GOSH by getting involved with the Richmond RUNFEST half or the Richmond RUNFEST10k which also takes place at at the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew.