Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Join Team Red Cross in one of the UK’s most popular half-marathons. Enjoy a beautiful autumnal race through the centre of London and its stunning Royal Parks.

Man holding up his medal afer completing the event.

14 October 2018


Registration fee:
Sponsorship target:
Minimum age:
17 years old or older

For all enquiries please get in touch with the Events team by email at or by phone on 0344 412 2877

Registration for this year's event is now closed. If you are interested in joining Team Red Cross in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019 please click on the register your interest form below and someone from the team will be in touch.

About the event

Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, the 13.1-mile route through central London takes in the spectacular sites of the capital. You will run past Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and through four beautiful Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St. James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

Why run with the British Red Cross?

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need if crisis strikes. We’re part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, and we believe in the power of kindness. Every step you take and every pound you raise will help fund this work.

As part of Team Red Cross you will be supported through every part of your event preparation. Our national events team will be on-hand to encourage you with your fundraising, answer any questions you have and to thank you for all of your hard work.

You will also receive:

  • a fundraising pack full of tips and advice to help you reach your sponsorship target
  • dedicated support, including training advice
  • a British Red Cross running vest once you've raised £100
  • updates on the work of the British Red Cross in the UK and overseas.