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Ealing Half Marathon

Run 13.1mi

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Friendly atmosphere

Incredible crowds


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You've run the rest, now run the best. Winner of the UK's Best Half Marathon 3 years n a row.

Like yours road closed? Then the Ealing Half Marathon is for you.!

Now in its 8th year with closed roads and a 7,000 capacity race, our UKA measured course weaves its way through the surrounds and occasional undulations of Ealing, West London.

You’ll get the #EalingFeeling with over 30,000 spectators out lining the route and cheering you on, feel like a superstar with everyone calling your name as you chase down the miles.

This race has a special feeling to it, look out for the signs welcoming runners from across the world. Is it your birthday on race day? Then you might spot a special sign just for you. Our large scale race has a welcoming feel with all the security and professionalism you expect from a road closed London event.

Runners come back to Lammas Park to power through the final kilometer with supporters cheering on either side of the pathways making for a spectacular finish where you can claim your exclusive medal.

The sooner you enter the more you save. Don't delay, book your place today.

Review summary

7 Reviews
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  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Shelly K
"Really well organised with great support from the residents. It is a very tough..."


Pramod L
"Amazing local run, super well organised and amazing crowds cheering you on..."


Helen P
"Fabulous race, amazing organisation and really friendly crowds. It all went..."
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Ealing Half Marathon route

The 2019 race will again be starting and finishing in Lammas Park (Ealing W5 5JH) where the race and retail village will also be located. The Ealing Half Marathon is West London’s only fully road closed half marathon and multi award winning, making it a must-do in the running calendar.

The 13.1 miles will still be run in a single lap, taking in parts of Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephen’s before returning to Lammas Park.

Event Details

What’s Included
- Voted the UK’s best half marathon three years in a row
- UKA Registered course
- West London’s biggest running event
- Fully Road Closed
- Chip timed
- 700+ volunteers to help get you round
- 30,000 spectators cheering you on
- A race for runners, by runners
Raceday Logistics

Race Number

Your race number is included in your race pack and should be affixed to the front of your race kit with the number clearly visible. Your personal and emergency details must be written on the reverse of the race number.


The race will be electronically timed with a timing chip on the back of your race number. Please do not bend the race numbers or pierce the timing chips with safety pins when attaching to your running top as this could affect
the function of the chip. Xempo are providing pace makers who will be clearly identifiable and located adjacent to the relevant start zone area. Xempo pace makers will be guiding runners aiming for times of: 1h30, 1h40, 1h50, 2h00, 2h10, 2h20 and 2h30.

Warm up provided by Bodyline Fitness

A pre-race warm up will take place in the South section of Lammas Park from 08:30. This session will loosen up the muscles and joints and relax the whole body in preparation for the 13.1 miles that lie ahead.

Race start

The race will start promptly at 09:00 and runners should start to assemble in the start zone from 08:45. Signs will be placed throughout the start zone according to estimated finish time and we ask that you assemble in the most appropriate zone for the enjoyment and safety of all runners.

Water stations

Elan natural mineral water will be available to runners in 200ml bottles at our 5 official water stations which are at 2, 4, 6, 9 and 12 miles, as well as after the finish line. Please try to dispose of your bottle safely in or close to the bins provided on the course. A recycling service for the 40,000+ plastic bottles will be in place.


You have been provided with a baggage tag attached to your race number. Please fix this tag securely and deposit your bag in the baggage marquee according to your race number. Your baggage will be returned to you at the baggage marquee after the race on presentation of your race number


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Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the Ealing Half Marathon start?
The Ealing Half Marathon starts at Lammas Park (Ealing W5 5JH), and takes runners through parts of Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephen’s before returning to Lammas Park for a finish in front of a cheering crowd.
Will there be traffic on the route?
No, the entire 13.1 mile course is along closed roads. Note however that there is a cut-off time of 3 hours to complete the course, to allow the roads to be opened back up again.
What is a mini mile?
The Ealing mini mile is a 1 mile race for runners aged 16 and under. Runners' start times are determined by their age, with a special Family Mile category which lets children 5 and under race with an adult.
Can I wear headphones?
While the entire route is along closed roads, the organisers heavily discourage participants from using headphones, so that they can hear marshall's instructions.
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Ealing Half Marathon weather forecast

Light rain in the morning and afternoon.

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Ealing Half Marathon reviews (7)

4.9 out of 5 stars

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  • Organisation
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Reasons people recommend this event

Friendly atmosphere

Incredible crowds


  • Did the Ealing Half Marathon in 2019

    Really well organised with great support from the residents. It is a very tough course with lots of hills!
  • Did the Ealing Half Marathon in 2019

    Amazing local run, super well organised and amazing crowds cheering you on around the whole course! Even the inclines make you smile!
  • Did the Ealing Half Marathon in 2019

    Fabulous race, amazing organisation and really friendly crowds. It all went extremely smoothly - couple of challenging inclines!
  • Did the Ealing Half Marathon in 2019

    Great well organised race, enjoyed by myself and my friends from Tooting, have done it twice now and would do it again
  • Did the Ealing Half Marathon in 2019

    Great atmosphere, challenging course, well organised, changing facilities food drink and merchandise stalls great support around the course
  • Did the Ealing Half Marathon in 2018

    Really enjoyed this half marathon on closed roads around Ealing. Some of it is through the parks and some of it the leafy suburban streets. Was a friendly and well run event. Would definitely do it again!