Richmond Park Half Marathon - August
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Speed through London's most scenic inner city grassland. Great for seasoned pros or newcomers alike, this race takes you through Richmond Park's dirt tracks and along its grass paths. Come for the chance to see the park's deer or for the bespoke finisher's medal.
Sun 14th Aug 2022
London, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Sheen Gate, London SW14 8BJ, UK
This is a mixed terrain race, taking place on the dirt tracks, pathways and grassy areas throughout the park. The course will take you almost entirely around this picturesque Richmond Park - be sure to keep your eye out for the local deer residents on this green space.
Throughout the race there will be plenty of course marshals to ensure you are following the right route as well as informing you of distances. You'll take a route from Sheen Gate along the Tamsin Trial and Sawyers Hill to loop back to Sheen Gate for the next lap.
- Half Marathon - 4 laps
Organiser route images
- Finisher's Medal
- Chip-timed results
- Marshalled course
- Refreshment stations
- Aid station
- Free official event photos
How to get there
Sheen Gate, London SW14 8BJ, UKGet full directions
There is a car parking available on site, however please be aware that spaces are limited and this car park is open to the public.
By Public Transport
Richmond Train station is approximately a 30-40 minute walk away from Sheen Gate, while Mortlake Station is around 20 minutes away. If using public transport please ensure you leave ample time to allow for any delays.
Event day logistics
09:30 Half marathon starts
*More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.
The event village and registration will be in Richmond Park at Sheen Gate.
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process and warm up.
This event is open to runners aged 17 and over.
There will be water stations at regular intervals around the course at the 5k, 10k, 15k marks and at the finish where flapjacks and bananas will be waiting for finishers.
Toilets are available at Richmond Park at the Sheen Gate entrance. If you think you're going to be using the loos then please give yourself plenty of time.
It is not recommended that you wear headphones during the race so you stay alert to what is going on around you and hear the encouragement from marshals and spectators. There will also be pedestrians on the paths you'll be running who you'll need to be aware of.
Your race timings will be published on RunThrough results page after the race.
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Spectators are integral to creating a great event atmosphere and this race is ideal for spectators who wish to support friends and family members while enjoying the scenic landscape.
The lapped nature of this course allows spectators to see the runners on a number of occasions.
Are there toilet facilities at Richmond Park Half - August?
There are toilet facilities available at Richmond Park's Sheen Gate entrance, where the race begins from.
When can I access my race time after Richmond Park Half - August?
All race times will be published on the RunThrough results page after the half marathon has finished.
Where can I see the event photographs for Richmond Park Half - June?
The official photographs will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page.
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