Run Richmond Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon

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Come along and run the famous paths of Richmond Park. With no pressure to sprint round the course, you can take a leisurely walk round the park, spot deer and get rewarded with a medal and sweets at the finish. A perfect addition to any Sunday morning in January.
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The event experience

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Sheen Gate, London SW14 8BJ, UK
Start times
Sun, 23 Jan 2022
10:00am |
10:00am |
Half Marathon:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Run Richmond Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon
1 Loop
£18.00 - £20.00
2 Loops
£18.00 - £20.00
Half Marathon
4 Loops
£20.00 - £23.00
Route information
The route takes runners around the incredibly scenic Richmond Park on a mix of country paths and cross country sections. There are many fast sections but there are a few hills thrown in. Underfoot will be a mix of trails and paths so trail shoes are recommended for this event.
All distances follow the same lapped course.
  • 5k - 1 lap
  • 10k - 2 laps
  • Half Marathon 4 laps
Runners are encouraged to go at their own pace so feel free to walk, jog or run.
Please take care when running around the course as this is public land and local residents will be on the Park. Runners should also be aware that there are deer in the Park and they occasionally cross the walking paths and roads.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Post race sweets
  • Marshalled Course
  • Chip Timed Event
  • Aid Stations
  • Refreshment Stations
  • Bag Drop
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Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
Sheen Gate, London SW14 8BJ, UK
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Address: Richmond Park, East Sheen Carpark, Sheen Gate, London, SW148BJ
The closest gate to the event is East Sheen Gate.
Onsite parking is available but please note the carpark does fill up fast so plan your journey to arrive with plenty of time to spare.
By Train:
Trains either come in to Richmond and from there it's a 20-30 minute walk, otherwise Mortlake is the closest station and about a 10 minute walk from Sheen.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:00 Half marathon starts
10:10 10k and 5k start
You will receive an email in advance of the race with your race number and details. You'll be able to pick up your race number from 08:00.
You will collect your race pack at registration on the day. The chip will be on the race number, which must be placed on an outer garment.
Bag Drop
There will be a space dedicated to bag storage at the start/ finish area. Please note that this space will be limited so pack light.
Water Station
There will be a water station at the start/ finish area. This will be accessed every 5k so if you'll need more, please remember to bring your own bottle.
Kit List
Trail shoes are strongly recommended for this event due to the terrain you will be covering.
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Fix Events have over a decades worth of experience within the endurance events space, and organise over 70 events per year, varying from running to triathlons to charity events. Their events are well-known for their friendly atmosphere, which makes them great for participants of all abilities and they’re also hosted throughout all of the UK’s major cities - making them easily accessible to everyone. On top of their staple events calendar, the Fix have partnered with charities such as the Movember Foundation, where they delivered over 20 MoRuns throughout the month to thousands of runners.
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Spectator Info
Richmond Park is always a good day out for the family. Not only will they be able to cheer you on, but they also might get the opportunity to see the park's extensive deer population.
When do I receive my race pack for Run Richmond Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
You will receive an email with your race number and details shortly before the race. You will then need to pick up your race pack from registration on the day of the event.
What will the terrain be like for Run Richmond Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon?
Underfoot will be a mixture of trails, paths and grass so trail shoes are recommended.
What time does the Run Richmond Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon start?
The 5k & 10k will start at 10:00, with the half marathon starting at 09:00.
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Thomas H
Did the 5k in 2020
Really enjoyable run, great scenery, a good challenge in places, well organised & friendly people, would do again and recommend to anyone thinking about doing this run. Thanks!!
Craig - Excellent event, Excellent support.
Did the 10k in 2020
Fantastic run in a stunning park, lovely group and a real bag of mixed abilities too which is always a good sign..... staff were really helpfully and happy and no issues at all.... would recommend using ‘LetsDoThis’ to book and their events. Our first time but will be back..... thanks
Did the 5k in 2020
Always nice to win. Cheers! Could have done with clearer instructions on where the start of the race was.
Did the 10k in 2019
This is a well plotted course with plenty of challenges for both a novice and more experienced runner. The 4/5 stars is simply because it's a lap race and I'm not a massive fan, but I appreciate the need for laps in a race where both a 5K and 10K are offered simultaneously. Organisation was good, no issues or hiccups that I could see and everyone knew where they needed to be. Good atmosphere with a few hundred people taking part, predominantly in the 10K race I will say.
Did the 10k in 2019
Good course, nice atmosphere and pleasant people, but value for money is not something the race organiser knows. Paid 21.40 to get a couple of sweets and some water at the end of the race. Then waited more than 2 days for the race pictures to come out, to realise it costs 8.99 to get a single digital copy of a picture.... WOW. Tip: Have a look at what RunThroughUK offers and see what you are doing wrong.
Did the 10k in 2019
First time running Richmond. Was able to park which is a big bonus. Cant think of any faults. Good chip timing nice medal. Not my fav course but a decent challenge with small hills here and there.
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