Royal Parks Half Marathon 2021

Cancer Research UK runner at Royal Parks Half Marathon
London - Hyde Park
Half marathon

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Get a sponsorship pack which has everything you need to kick start your fundraising and a free running t-shirt. 

Join team Cancer Research UK and together we will beat cancer.

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Play your part in supporting vital cancer research by joining Team Cancer Research UK at the Royal Parks Half Marathon. 

Known as 'Britain's Most Beautiful Half Marathon', the race takes a scenic route winding through 4 of London's Royal Parks and passing iconic landmarks including the London Eye, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. 

Run the flat course on closed roads and enjoy the amazing central London location and atmosphere in this unique half marathon event. 

Whether you're a seasoned runner or thinking of taking on your first half marathon, the Royal Parks Half is the perfect event for you. 

How to join the Cancer Research UK Royal Parks Half Marathon team 

Get your charity place for just £25 when you pledge to fundraise at least £400.

Already have your own place for the Royal Parks Half Marathon? Request a sponsorship pack which has everything you need to join team Cancer Research UK. 

Why join the Cancer Research UK Royal Parks Half Marathon team

We’re running to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Your support really can help us save lives. 

As a team Cancer Research UK runner you'll receive: 

  • A free Cancer Research UK running t-shirt 
  • A sponsorship pack full of tips and support to help you reach your target
  • A Cancer Research UK Giving Page 
  • A free cheering pack
  • Access to expert training plans to help you prepare
  • Support in the run up to the event 
  • On the day support from the Cancer Research UK Sports Team and volunteers

Race day information

Once you've signed up you will receive everything you need ahead of the event. 

However, if you have any questions at this point, check out our race day FAQs. Or you can contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461. 

Volunteer at the Royal Parks Half Marathon

Cancer Research UK volunteers cheering on runners at an event

Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every mile, every pound and every person. Play your part and join our dedicated event team to support our Cancer Research UK runners on the day. 


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We're with you every step of the way

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Training plans and advice

We've teamed up with the experts to give you the very best training support and advice for your event.

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