Hackney Half Marathon 2020

Date
Venue
London

The Hackney Half is back and we are thrilled to be taking part with a team of runners this year!

Each year 25,000 runners take part and thousands of cheering spectators line the iconic course through central London from Dalston to the Olympic Park.

When is the Hackney Half Marathon 2020?

The Hackney Half Marathon 2020 will take place on the 17th May 2020 and starts at 09:00 from Hackney Marshes. 

The Hackney Half Marathon is part of the Hackney Festival of Fitness that starts on Friday 15th May and ends on Sunday 17th May with the Half Marathon. There will be food, music and plenty of activities taking place, including a 5km race over the weekend too! 

How do I enter the Hackney Half marathon?

We are so pleased to have charity places for the Hackney Half this year. If you would be interested in applying and signing up for one of our charity places then please click the link below and complete the form. 

Please note, if you are successful in your Freedom from Torture charity entry application, we ask you to pay a registration fee of £25 and that you pledge to raise at least £350 in aid of Freedom from Torture. Full terms and conditions from Virgin Sport can be found here and from Freedom from Torture here.

What are charity entries?

Charity entries to challenge events are special charity places which you can get outside the usual ballot. 

To get a charity place, there will be specific requirements that you need to meet. But in return, you’ll get:  

How will we support you?

  • Training and fundraising advice
  • Freedom from Torture running t-shirt
  • A cheer team along the route
  • A pre and a post-race reception with refreshments 
  • A dedicated point of contact for any questions that you might have in the build-up to the race

What is the route?

The route has been announced and the map is available to download online here

Do you have any questions?

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

Thank you to everyone who considers taking on a challenge event in aid of Freedom from Torture!

If a half marathon run might be too much of a challenge for you, we have places in the Vitality 10K  and there is a Marathon Walk around London in September.