Royal Parks Half Marathon 2020

Hyde Park, London

Registration fee: £10 / Fundraising target: £350

Join #TeamNSPCC

Join 16, 000 runners in this iconic race through the capital

Conquer the Royal Parks Half Marathon with #TeamNSPCC. Run this stunning autumnal route through 4 of London's Royal Parks and take in some of the best views the capital has to offer. This scenic run is great for first time runners.

Why take part?

  • Receive world class training tips and tailored support from our training partners.
  • Your own NSPCC running vest with iron on letters.
  • VIP treatment at our post-race marquee with food and drink.
  • Lots of whoops and cheers from our cheer points en route.
  • You’ll be doing something amazing for children.

A child contacts Childline every 25 seconds. And it costs £4 to answer their call. By raising £350 you could pay for up to 87 children to get the help and support they need from our Childline counsellors*.

Sign up today

Registration is just £10 and we ask that you raise a minimum of £350 to support our work.

Get a charity place

"Beautiful route despite the wet weather - the NSPCC cheer points really spurred me on. The course was really flat so I managed to get a new PB!"
Gavin, #TeamNSPCC Runner

Personalised training from Full Potential

Our expert trainers Full Potential are with you every step of the way on your running journey.

  • A plan to get you ready that's tailored to your experience, level of fitness and goals
  • Real coaches that you can email or call to get advice or reassurance that your training is going well
  • Training days where you come together with coaches and other participants
  • NSPCC Facebook and Strava groups to help you keep in touch with your team mates.

Get started today with our dedicated running training zone.You'll find everything from injury prevention to nutrition advice.

Two women and a man training

"Full Potential were extremely helpful, always responding quickly to emails and were very encouraging! The training event was excellent."
NSPCC event participant

Already got a place?

The Royal Parks Half Marathon is organised by Limelight Sports. The public ballot for the 2020 Royal Parks Half will open in January.

If you're lucky enough to secure a place in this event, we would love you to join the team as an own place runner. Do something amazing and support the NSPCC.

I've got my place!

Fundraising ideas

GIF with Ready Steady Go flashingWe're here to help you with your fundraising. Every year people just like you raise hundreds, or even thousands, of pounds. Here's our handy guide to how you might reach your target (and have fun at the same time!)

  • A film night - £100
    Whether it's a retro classic or so bad it's good, get a space, some popcorn and invite people to a cosy film night. Ask them to pay what they would in a cinema.
  • Sweepstake - £100
    Who'll win the grand national? How many sweets are in the jar? Set up a sweepstake and watch the money roll in.
  • Dinner party - £150
    Wine and dine your friends and family by inviting them to your home for a dinner party. Ask them to pay what they would in a restaurant.

Questions?

Email us on running@nspcc.org.uk with any questions or for any further information. We're here to support 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

*DISCLAIMER

Your donation could go towards Childline or it could help us fund services such as NSPCC's therapeutic services and Speak Out Stay Safe service. Donations are distributed based on need.