Kew Gardens Half & 10k
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Run this fun and flat half marathon or 10k around the beautiful Kew Gardens during this weekend of running. There's something for everyone, whether you're trying out a new distance, there for the scenic course or looking for a PB, get the sense of achievement and to earn your finisher's medal.
Half Marathon, and 10k
Sat 9th Apr 2022
Richmond, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on 3,000 participants
Based on location and reviews
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9, UK
This fast half marathon and 10k routes are potentially London's flattest course and takes runners along roads and paths as they whizz around the beautiful Kew Gardens. Perfect for new and experienced runners alike, this event is for everyone.
Experienced runners can push for a PB around this course, and it is a perfect course for anyone taking on this distance for the first time. And whether it is your 1st or your 50th race the marshals will support you all the way round.
The stunning course provides a perfect escape from London for a brilliant way to see out the summer.
Organiser route images
- Finisher's Medal
- Event T-shirt
- Well marshalled course
- Chip-timed results
- First aid
- Water stations
- Bag drop
How to get there
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9, UKGet full directions
You MUST enter Kew Gardens via Ferry Lane off Kew Green (next to Kew Green Preparatory School).
Kew Gardens is situated just south of the River Thames next to Kew Bridge, and can be accessed from the A205 or the A307. It can also be easily accessed from the M4.
There is limited parking around Kew Gardens and the organiser encourages all runners to take public transport to the event.
By Public Transport
Kew Bridge Station is walking distance from the event HQ.
Event day logistics
08:20 10k starts
08:20 Half marathon starts
All race numbers will be sent out in the post with your race pack 2 weeks before the event.
Please arrive early, allowing plenty of time to register and get ready for your race.
All entrants for the 10k must be 15 and older and for the half marathon must be 17 and older to enter the event.
Your Kew Gardens Half & 10k entry includes two adult and two children's tickets into Kew Gardens on the day for free.
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Our aim is to organise fun local events involving the whole family and the local community. You will see that we wish to include everything that is great about the Borough of Richmond and share this beautiful place with the world.
Can I wear headphones for the Kew Gardens Half & 10k?
Yes, you can wear headphones for this event.
Can I run with a pram at the Kew Gardens Half & 10k?
Unfortunately you cannot run with a pram at this event.
Can I run with my dog at the Kew Gardens Half & 10k?
Unfortunately you cannot run with your dog at this event.
Can people get into Kew Gardens to watch me in the Kew Gardens Half & 10k?
Your Kew Gardens 10k entry includes two adult and two children's tickets into Kew Gardens on the day for free.
Are there age requirements for the Kew Gardens Half & 10k?
Yes, runners for he half marathon must be aged 17 and over and runners for the 10k must be aged 15 and over.
Lovely place for a run, but organisation could improve. Race pack wasn’t sent out to me in time, so had to stop and get a new one on my way in. Some of the organisers weren’t particularly friendly, but all in all we put that behind us and had a lovely day out. The crowd was great also.
4.0Did the 10k in 2021
It was great to have the opportunity to run in Kew Gardens, the race was great fun, but the organisation could be improved. For instance, my final instructions contained an allocated arrival slot which was totally unneeded, there is no registration at the beginning of the race so I don't see why the organisers were asking people to arrive within a 20 minutes slot? Also, once the race was finished, I would have loved to have some food at some of the bars/restaurants in the gardens but (except the restaurant near the race which was crammed) all the other bars were closed till 11. In that case, why don't give participants the option to leave the gardens and then return during the day?
3.7Did the 10k in 2021
Really nice twisty turny course with lots to look at. This was a busy run meaning you always had someone to run alongside but also meant that sometimes you were trying to manoeuvre around slower runners. Lovely atmosphere with some great (and funny) supporters. All in all I would definitely love to do this run again.
5.0Did the 10k in 2021
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