"Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon" news stories:
- 10 October 2014
On your marks, get set... go!
This year’s Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 12 October looks sets to be bigger and better than before. More than 16,000 runners will run this stunning 13.1 mile autumnal route dubbed the most beautiful run!
- 25 February 2014
Ben Fogle helps launch the ballot
Ben Fogle hangs out with Chester the squirrel in St James's Park to celebrate the news that the ballot for the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 2014 is now open...
- 30 September 2013
We’ve won an award!
On Thursday night we were thrilled to be announced winners of the 2013 Third Sector Excellence Awards for Best Fundraising Event
- 9 July 2013
Katherine Jenkins to be ambassador for Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 2013
Award-winning Welsh mezzo-soprano, Katherine Jenkins joins the 16,000 runners lining up on Sunday 6 October in Hyde Park for the most beautiful run in the world’s greatest city.
- 28 January 2013
A scurry of squirrels scamper through London
With Team Squirrel mascot Chester at their head, a scurry of squirrels stormed central London today, to be the first to enter the ballot for the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, which opened today.
- 18 October 2012
Bigger and better than ever before
Record numbers participated in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, the 50km Ultra, in partnership with Scope, was launched and hundreds of 11-16 year olds crossed the line of Pulse3K on Sunday 7 October.
- 2 October 2012
Be part of the excitement of the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 7 October
You don't need to run to get a buzz from the Half Marathon! Be inspired as you cheer on the 12,500 amazing runners and then take part in sporting activities or arts and crafts for the whole family and then enjoy a tasty treat at the farmers market.
- 7 February 2012
Run for your Royal Parks!
Join Chester and his team of sporty supporters and run in this year’s Half Marathon on Sunday 7 October to help raise vital funds to support London’s beautiful Royal Parks.
- 18 January 2012
The 2012 Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon ballot is now open...!
The ballot gives everyone an equal chance to be at the start line and remains open for nine days until 5pm on Thursday 26 January 2012.
- 10 January 2012
Fancy designing the back of this year’s Royal Parks Half Marathon running shirts?
Create a new design for the 2012 Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon running shirt and the winning creative will be proudly worn by more than 12,000 runners taking part in the run on Sunday 7 October 2012.
- 13 December 2011
A Tree-Mendous Success!
In just four years, the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon has raised a tree-mendous £11million for 365 UK based charities.
- 10 October 2011
More than a Stroll in the Park
On Sunday 9 October 12,500 runners came from across the UK and 30 countries around the world to race through the streets of London in our hugely popular Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon!
- 21 September 2011
Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon Wins First Place at 2011 Event Awards
The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon team celebrate after winning Best Outdoor Event at the highly prestigious Event Awards 2011 last night.