Kew Gardens Half Marathon 2nd April 2023

KEW GARDENS Half Marathon | Sunday 2nd April, 2023

ENTRIES NOW OPEN! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

ABOUT THE KEW HALF

The Richmond half marathon will take place on Sunday 2nd April. Starting on closed roads inside Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, before venturing down the Richmond towpath and riverside to Ham House before turning to finish back at Kew Gardens. This is london's flattest half marathon so with good training you'll run a personal best. 

Taking place on the 2nd of April, the Richmond half marathon sits in the perfect spot for a pre London Marathon training run or to get the legs spinning faster ahead of the big day at London Marathon.

Our 2022 Male and Female Cut Finisher Tee's (2023 TBA)

ABOUT GoFundMe KEW THE RUN

GoFundMe Kew The Run is a weekend that hosts the Kew Gardens 10km on 1st April 2023 and the Kew Gardens Half Marathon on 2nd April 2023. The 10K will take on a new course running entirely inside a flat Kew Gardens. The Half will start and finish inside Kew whilst taking on an additional flat and scenic route of the Richmond Riverside.

After the events, finishers and their families* can explore London's no. 1 visited tourist attraction Kew Gardens that holds 50,000 living plants to be found across the UNESCO World Heritage site.

RACE INFORMATION

  • Affiliated Standard price from: £38 (until 1st January 2023)
  • Race date: Sunday 2nd April 2023
  • Race Start Time from: 8.20am
  • Minimum age: 17 on day of race
  • Terrain: Mixture of flat tarmac inside Kew Gardens with multi terrain on the towpath. Professionally measured and certified. No hills!
  • Entrance & Finish Line Location: Brentford Gate, Ferry Lane, TW9 3AF or what3words lima.stars.hits ( https://w3w.co/lime.stars.hits )

  • Start Line Location: https://w3w.co/snow.sticky.union

  • Race Pack Collection: Race Packs will be collected from Sporting Feet, Richmond (9 King St, London TW9 1ND) from 1st April and they will also be available to be collected on the morning of your race (more info on this TBC).

  • RUN BRITAIN full race license: 2022-43268
  • Official parking: Click here 

 

FREE ADMISSION FOR YOUR SPECTATORS

*Kew Gardens is a ticketed venue so we are delighted that your race entry also allows an additional 2x adults and 2x children (U16) to enter with you FREE of charge when you arrive for the race! Spectators HAVE TO enter Kew Gardens with their runner before 8.30am in order to gain access. If your spectators wish to watch the finish line only and then enter with the runner then please can the runner visit our information tent in Brentford car park to collect a wrist band for your spectator. Runners can re-enter Kew Gardens with their race number upto 12.00 noon. 

Important Re- entry information: Spectators can exit via Brentford Gate to watch runners finish in Brentford Car Park (we will give spectators a reentry wrist band to get back inside Kew via Brentford Gate). Spectators can re-enter Kew Gardens via Brentford Gate  upto 12.00 noon.

Once you are in Kew Gardens after 12:00, you can remain there for the rest of the day but you cannot exit and then re-enter without paying the standard entry fee.

 

MORE INFORMATION

  • First Aid:

Full professional cover in place throughout the course.

  • Marshalls:

The entire course will be fully marshalled. Marshalls are volunteers so please say thanks to these amazing people!

  • Sweep Marshalls:

A sweep Marshall will be present to assist athletes who do not complete the course and will be transported to the finish line.

  • COST: 

Early Bird Entry [From 13th July 2022 - 2nd Jan 2023 at 9am]:

Club Entry - £38 plus £2.50 Transaction fee (£40.50) | Non Club Entry - £40 plus £2.50 Transaction fee (£42.50)

Standard Entry [From 2nd Jan 2023 at 9:01am - 8th March 2023 at 9am]:

Club Entry - £43 plus £2.50 Transaction fee (£45.50) | Non Club Entry - £45 plus £2.50 Transaction fee (£47.50)

Late Entry [From 8th March 2023 at 9:01am - 1st April at 5pm]:

Club Entry - £48 plus £2.50 Transaction fee (£50.50) | Non Club Entry - £50 plus £2.50 Transaction fee (£52.50)


KEW GARDENS HALF MARATHON COURSE

Starting outside the Hive at Kew Gardens the brand new course run through the beautiful gardens before running down the beautiful thames tow path berfore finishing back at Kew.

For a google course map version of the Kew Gardens Half Marathon Course please click here

This is still London's flattest half marathon and even flatter than last years Richmond Half Marathon. The new course has net drop of 3ft and only a total uphill of 181ft across the whole 13.1miles.


 

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