Richmond Running Festival – Marathon

Run in Richmond for GOSH

11 April 2021

Richmond, London

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

The 2020 Richmond Runfest Marathon and Half Marathon have now been postponed to Spring 2021. Please note that the final date is yet to be confirmed, and we will update this page, and all GOSH participants in the event once we have further information.

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!

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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.

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
  • 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.