Created by London Marathon Events Ltd, in partnership with Sported, The Big Half is a new one-day festival centred around the half marathon distance, which aims to be truly global and uniquely local in a celebration of the wonderful cultural diversity of the great city of London.
Up to 20,000 people will participate in events that include:
1. The Big Half: a half marathon starting at Tower Bridge and finishing in Greenwich, passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich
2. The Little Half: a relay and other events over different distances of The Big Half course for participants of all ages and abilities
3. The Big Relay will be exclusively open to community groups from the host boroughs of Southwark, Lewisham, Tower Hamlets and Greenwich. Participants will be able to run in teams of four, each person will run one leg of The Big Relay over distances ranging from one mile to five miles.
4. The Big Festival: a celebration of Londons diverse culture, food and music which will take place throughout the day in Greenwich