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Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Congratulations to our 2022 runners! Do you want to rise to the challenge and run the Royal Parks Half Marathon next year?

This stunning 13.1 mile route takes in the capital's world-famous landmarks on closed roads, including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament, and 4 of London's 8 Royal Parks - Hyde Park, Green Park, St James's Park and Kensington Palace.


Charity places

Whether the Royal Parks Half Marathon is a personal challenge or a something to do with a group of colleagues, family or friends, we'd love to have you on #TeamFarmAfrica and help support farmers in eastern Africa.

Charity places for the Royal Parks Half Marathon are available upon enquiry, please drop us an email!


Enter the ballot!

The 2023 Royal Parks Half Marathon ballot has officially opened!

Enter the ballot

If you are one of the lucky ones to secure your own place in the ballot, why not run for Farm Africa? Our events team will be with you all the way, sharing fundraising materials and training tips throughout your journey. Get in touch by emailing if you'd like to run for us with your own place.


Our support

We'll support you every step of the way. You'll receive:

  • Farm Africa breathable running top
  • Fundraising materials, support and advice
  • Training plans and top tips
  • Publicity support
  • Updates from the farmers themselves. 



The Royal Parks Half organisers endeavour to deliver a safe event in the context of all necessary Covid-19 guidelines and precautions. They are confident that they can deliver a capacity race Covid-secure and adhere to social distancing.



Join us on race day (Sunday 9 October) to cheer on our amazing team of runners. We'll have a cheering point located in Hyde Park and need a big team to keep our runners pumped and moving along the course!

We need big voices and plenty of energy - if this sounds like you, contact to find out more!


Want to run a different half marathon?

From Bath Half to the Yorkshire 10 mile, we have lots of other charity places at half marathons around the UK and Europe! If you would like to discuss what other half marathon races there are available, please contact Steph at

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