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KEW GARDENS Half Marathon | Sunday 31st March, 2024

Public entries in the Kew Gardens Half Marathon have closed but our official charities do have a small amount of entries available. Click here for more info.

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 8.30am)
  • Flat Fast picturesque course starting inside a Botanical Garden that has just sprung into life
  • Great goody bag inc. post race snacks and drink
  • Course entertainment including DJ’s and cheer stations
  • Pace makers (8 different groups)
  • Clearly marked and measured UKA certified course (Licence ID: 2024-47382)
  • Marshals & sweep marshals
  • First Aid in place throughout the course

2024 TECH TEE & MEDAL

 

ABOUT THE KEW HALF

The Kew Half Marathon will start at 8.30am on Sunday 31st March, 2024. 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 next to the River Thames. Looking for a tune-up race pre London (3 weeks before) or Manchester (2 weeks before) marathon? Kew the Run offers a flat and fast course (check it out Check it out!), presenting a perfect chance to lock in to some marathon paced miles. We also have Xempo pace makers to help you judge your pace.

After the race come back inside Kew and enjoy a post-race acoustic music celebration! The Children’s Garden is also open exclusively for our runners.

ABOUT GoFundMe KEW THE RUN

GoFundMe Kew The Run is a weekend that hosts the Kew Gardens 10km on 30th March 2024 and the Kew Gardens Half Marathon on 31st March, 2024. This Richmond 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 before finishing back at Kew.

After the event, finishers and their families* can explore Kew Gardens that holds 50,000 living plants to be found across the UNESCO World Heritage site.

RUN BRITAIN full race license: 2024-47382

Kew Gardens Half Marathon INFO
When:
31st March, 2024
Where:

Elizabeth Gate, Kew Green, TW9 3AA | w3w.co/flute.pushes.atoms

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

Spectator Admission

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!

If you wish to purchase additional entry tickets please finds them in our shop (£7.50 adult £2.50 child). Click here

Spectators HAVE TO enter Kew Gardens with their runner via Elizabeth Gate 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  up to 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.

Why not volunteer at the event & gain a free entry next year?

If you would like to come along & volunteer on either the 30th/ 31st of March click here

RACE PACK COLLECTION:

We have lot's of staff ready to hand you your race packs on race day morning (from 6.45am) but if you signed up before THURSDAY 9TH MARCH (9PM), you can also collect your race pack from Sporting Feet, Richmond (9 King St, London TW9 1ND) from Friday 24th March (10am) until Saturday 30th March (2pm) and they will also be available to be collected on the morning of your race outside Elizabeth Gate (TW9 3AA). PLEASE HAVE YOUR RACE NUMBER READY WHICH WILL BE ON YOUR FINAL INSTRUCTIONS EMAIL!

Official Parking:
Starting Time:
08:30 am
Minimum Age:
17 years old on day of race
Terrain:

Mixture of flat tarmac inside Kew Gardens with multi terrain on the towpath. Professionally measured and certified. No hills!

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.

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.

Terrain Map:
Prizes:
TOP THREE WILL WIN A TROPHY AND AN ENTRY INTO ANY RUN-FEST EVENT OF THEIR CHOICE PLUS A RUN-FEST GOODY BAG.
First Aid:
Full professional cover in place throughout the course.
Marshals:
The entire course will be fully marshalled. Marshalls are volunteers so please say thanks to these amazing people!
Sweep Marshals:
A sweep Marshall 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 four water stations on the route at the following distances: 5.5miles, 7.9miles, 9miles & 11 Miles.
Pacers:
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

VOLUNTEER FOR US!

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.

CHECK OUT OUR KEW THE RUN SHOP

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