Richmond RUNFEST Starts:

Richmond Half Marathon 15th September 2024

Richmond Half Marathon | 9.15am 15th September 2024




Be part of London’s most exclusive event! The Richmond Half Marathon is part of a weekend which also includes the Richmond RUNFEST Marathon, and the Kew Gardens 10k. The Half and Full Marathon start within the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and music festival finish (headlined by the ladies from BASEMENT JAXX) in the Old Deer Park in Richmond.

Tour the gardens before passing historical assets including Ham House, Richmond Palace, Teddington Lock, and the meandering River Thames, finishing at a fantastic finish festival and fitness expo with live music in Old Deer Park. This event has a Full Licence by Run Britain (Licence ID: 2024-47798).

2024 Tee is here!!!

“RUN-FEST organisation and crowd support is second-to-none, fantastic atmosphere the whole way around and wonderful happy volunteers at the end.”


What’s included:
  • Best Medal in London
  • Amazing Tech tee (inc. Female cut)
  • Supporters FREE entry into Kew Gardens* (2 adults and 2 children plus runner). Normally £16 per adult. (* Before 9.15am)
  • Flat Fast picturesque course starting inside a Botanical Garden & finishing in a music festival
  • Motivating pace makers to help you achieve your goal.
  • Great goody bag inc. post race snacks and drink
  • Course entertainment including DJ’s and cheer stations
  • Clearly marked & measured UKA certified course (Licence ID: 2024-47798)
  • Marshals & sweep marshals
  • First Aid in place throughout the course
Richmond Half Marathon INFO
15th September, 2024

Enter Kew Gardens via Elizabeth Gate, Kew Green, TW9 3AA or what3words flute.pushes.atoms.

START LINE: Starting next to the Orangery, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. or what3words

COST and ENTRY information coming soon!
Registration for Richmond Half Marathon is closed!

Spectator Admission

Runners are permitted to bring friends/family into Kew Gardens (via Elizabeth Gate, Kew Green) to watch them start BEFORE 9:15am! There is NO ADMISSION into Kew Gardens after this time. Spectators do not have to be with their runner to gain access but must arrive on time and can only gain access Elizabeth Gate (postcode TW9 3AE).

Please note Dogs are NOT ALLOWED inside Kew Gardens but are welcome at the finish line in Old Deer Park.

After this time, we suggest spectators head to Old Deer Park (TW9 2SF) to welcome you through the finish-line. Dogs are welcome at the finish line.


Race Packs will be sent out in the post 1 week before the event. If you have not received it by the Tuesday before the event, please contact us.

Official Parking:
Starting Time:
09:15 am
Minimum Age:
17 years old on day of race

Multi-terrain: Flat and fast! All on road and path inside Kew Gardens before running along the Thames Towpath. Please expect to run on flat path, road, gravel and grass during the 13.1 miles. The course is flat as a pancake.

First Aid:
Full professional cover in place throughout the course.
The entire course will be fully marshalled. Marshalls are volunteers so please say thanks to these amazing people!
Sweep Marshals:
A sweep Marshal will be present to assist athletes who do not complete the course and will be transported to the finish line.
Water Station Locations:
We have water stations at 3 miles (water), 7.5 miles (water & Maurten drink), 9.7 miles (Water), 11.6 miles (water) and at the finish line.
Refunds / Deferrals:
Race entries are NOT TRANSFERABLE and NON-DEFERABLE. We do not permit a change of race number. A full refund will only be offered within 14 days of payment. After this there will be NO REFUNDS, DEFERRALS TO NEXT YEAR OR TRANSFERS TO ANOTHER RUNNER.
2024 Medal


Any community event like us cannot happen without the help of volunteers. Volunteer posts vary in time so even if you have a couple of hours to offer we would love to have you! Click here for more information and to sign up.

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