Royal Borough of Kingston Spring Raceday
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Test yourself through the Royal Borough of Kingston in this ever-popular 8 mile, 16 mile or 20 mile race. Great for runners looking to push new boundaries, the course kicks-off from the iconic Ancient Market Place and passes by the stunning Hampton Court Palace. Sign up now for this epic route.
16 Mile, 20 Mile, and 8 Mile
Sun 27th Mar 2022
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on 2,000 participants
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Ancient Market, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1JS, UK
8 Mile:TBC |
16 Mile:TBC |
The 8 mile runners will complete one lap of the famous “Kingston Loop”, while the 16 and 20 milers will complete it twice. The 20 mile course then takes in a final 4 miles following the river out to North Kingston.
Starting in the famous Ancient Market Place, runners will cross over Kingston Bridge and head up the iconic three mile stretch of the Barge Walk beside the Thames. The race then reaches the magnificent Hampton Court Palace before continuing through Thames Ditton and back towards Kingston Market Place. Here is the finish for all distances.
This fast, flat course on good running surfaces gives excellent opportunities for a quick time and potential PB.
Organiser route images
- Officially measured and chip timed courses
- Same-day race results and downloadable finisher's certificate
- Unique finisher's medal
How to get there
Ancient Market, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1JS, UKGet full directions
The event takes place in central Kingston, so there are plenty of public transport options available. However if you are local, please consider walking, jogging, cycling or getting a bus to the race.
Cycle right into the town centre. Kingston has numerous fixed cycle racks close to the race HQ. Additionally, we will have a bike area close to the start/finish with racks for 30+ bikes.
The nearest train station is Kingston Rail Station which is just 0.3 miles from the start, and around a 7 minute walk.
Kingston forms a natural hub for bus services and many buses will stop close to the start/finish. We advise you to search online for routes and times.
Our official car park partner is the Eden Walk Car Park, which is just a 2 minute walk to the race HQ and start.
Car Park Address: Union Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1BL.
The car park will open early for the race at 06:00am. The special rate for runners is £5 all day parking (usually £14). No need to book in advance. On the day, staff will issue you with a voucher at the entrance. You will then use the voucher to pay when you exit the car park later on.
Event day logistics
08:30 Race Starts
All races will start at the same time with runners grouped in waves according to their predicted pace.
*Please be realistic about your expected finish time to ensure you start at the right time.
The race is chip timed which means that your actual running time (the time from when you cross the start line to the finish line) is accurately recorded.
All runners must be 17 and older on race day to enter all distances.
The race cut off times are:
- 8 Mile - 1hr 50
- 16 mile - 3hrs 45
- 20 mile - 4hrs 30
View more Quicksilver Running events
Quicksilver organises quality running events which allow entrants to participate in enjoyable races with the potential to perform at the top of their ability.Our current portfolio covers distances from 10k to half marathon. All races organised by Quicksilver running are on professionally measured courses certified by the Association of UK Course measurers. The races are run under licence from the UKA.
Is there a minimum age for participants to race in the Royal Borough of Kingston Spring Raceday?
Yes, you must be over 17 on race day to take part in any event.
Which charities are involved with the race?
Charity information can be found at: https://www.kingstonraceday.com/charity/
Are there toilet facilities at the Royal Borough of Kingston Spring race?
There will be portable toilets available at the event, just a short walk from the race start. These will be signposted on the day.
Ask a question
Find out more from members of the community who did the event last year, or those signed up.
Is your question about booking your place?
What time does the 16mile race start?
Hi there. Just to let you know that the race starts at 8am. All the best!
Hi, can you enter on the day?
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