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Hackney Half Marathon


Run through the vibrant centre of East London, cutting through the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Downs, Hackney Empire, Victoria Park and London Stadium. Receive Olympic encouragement, live bands and DJs at every mile to keep you going then cross over the finish line into a full festival of fitness on the Hackney Marshes!

Join #TeamFarmAfrica to kickstart your fitness for summer whilst supporting our vital work in eastern Africa, helping African farmers help Africa and end poverty forever.


Apply for a charity place - 5 remaining!

Put your best foot forward and secure one of our charity places for just £30!

Farm Africa charity places are limited and selling on a first come first serve basis. 

Registration fee: £30

Minimum sponsorship: £300

Secure your place in the race here!


Running with your own place

Already bought your place for the Hackney Half but would like to run fundraise for Farm Africa? We would love to have you on board!

Our events team will be with you all the way, sharing fundraising and training tips throughout your journey. Get in touch by emailing and set up your JustGiving.



Not a runner or not a fan of fundraising but happen to be free on 19 May? Why not form your own cheer squad for #TeamFarmAfrica! We need big voices and plenty of energy - if this sounds like you, contact to find out more and receive your own cheering pack.

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