Richmond RUNFEST

Richmond, Greater London, United Kingdom
09-10 Sep, 2023 (Sat - Sun)
Event size: 10000 - 24999 participants


1 mi, 10 km, 13.1 mi, 42.195 km

About the event

On September 10th and 11th, we will be celebrating our 10th anniversary with a weekend full of running events! Richmond RUNFEST, located in South West London, will consist of six different races ranging from 10K to marathon, 10,000 runners, a music stage, and a fitness expo. We provide amazing male and female tech shirts, chunky triangle medals, and a free beer for all runners! We will be beginning our Richmond Half Marathon and Marathon within the majestic Kew Gardens, and our Richmond AIR 10K will include a performance-enhancing musical tour guide. Additionally, our 2012 Olympic legacy pledge includes a series of kids mile races for over 1,000 children at Old Deer Park, followed by the Visit Cayman Islands SUNDOWN 5K run and after-party. Our events are beginner friendly and locally organised in Richmond Upon Thames.

Races offered by this event

Kids Mile Races

09 Sep, 2023 (Sat)
1 mi
Race size: 1000 - 2499 participants
Nike Kids Mile and 500m starts at the finish line festival to the adult races- the Richmond Half Marathon and Kew Gardens 10k. The course circulates around the finish festival where there is the Richmond Fitness Expo, food vendors, beer and champagne garden, live bands playing throughout the day, the Kids Fun Zone and the 'Join In UK' sports demo court.

Each child runners is rewarded a t-shirt, cool medal with olympians on hand to sign autographs.
On site

Air 10k

09 Sep, 2023 (Sat)
10 km
Race size: 1000 - 2499 participants
Run London’s most EXCLUSIVE race! The only time you can ever run in the World Heritage Site - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew! Great medal, great goody bag, NIKE tech tee, music festival finish and a free beer!
On site

Richmond Marathon

10 Sep, 2023 (Sun) - 08:00
42.195 km
Race size: 1000 - 2499 participants
On site

Richmond Half Marathon

10 Sep, 2023 (Sun) - 08:55
13.1 mi
Race size: 2500 - 4999 participants
Run London’s most EXCLUSIVE Half Marathon on 18th September and, for a once a year only, run inside Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew before meandering down the longest stretch of River Thames owned by one Borough. Old Deer Park is the finish line where an all-day music festival awaits you, your family and friends. Finishers are rewarded with NIKE tech tee- you WILL wear! Amazing medal and a FREE London Pride.
On site

Course details

Course highlights

Multi-terrain: Flat and fast! All on road and path inside Kew Gardens before running along the Thames Towpath. Please expect to run on flat path, road, gravel and grass during the 13.1 miles. The course is flat as a pancake.

Start address

The Orangery, Royal Botanic Gardens, London, UK

Finish address

Old Deer Park, Richmond, UK

Route map

route map

What’s included in entry

These are included in your entry
Finisher medal
Event T-shirts
Goodie bag
Finisher’s T-shirts
Expo entry
Drink Stations
Bag drop
Timing chip (single use)
Photo Service
Medical Assistance

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Results 2018: Richmond RUNFEST

18 Sep, 2018 (Tue)

Richmond Marathon Nick Farl got a win, finishing with a time of 02:32:33. Rupert Allison earned runner-up honours with a time of 02:48:07. Rounding out the top three was Adam Roberts with a time of 02:51:51. For the women, Melissah Gibson took top honours by finishing the race in 02:59:51 , ahead of Olga Klenovskaya (03:02:10). Lizzy Totten got the third place in 03:08:13. Top 5 Men 1 Nick Farl 02:32:33 2 Rupert Allison 02:48:07 3 Adam Roberts 02:51:51 4 Andrew Feeney-seale 02:54:40 5 David Andrade 02:56:45 Top 5 Women 1 Melissah Gibson 02:59:51 2 Olga Klenovskaya 03:02:10 3 Lizzy Totten 03:08:13 4 Melissah Gibson 02:59:51 5 Olga Klenovskaya 03:02:10 Complete results Richmond Half Marathon Ollie Garrod outran roughly 2614 runners to win with a time of 01:10:42. He bested David Hudson who crossed the finish line 51 secondes behind him. Peter Lighting (01:16:50) made notched third place. In the ladies race, Jilly Dolphin scored victory with a time of 01:18:50 , followed by Phillipa Williams who finished with a time of 01:21:53. Finishing third was Laura Trimble (01:23:06). Top 5 Men 1 Ollie Garrod 01:10:42 2 David Hudson 01:11:33 3 Peter Lighting 01:16:50 4 Ed Plager 01:18:58 5 Jamie Brunning 01:19:19 Top 5 Women 1 Jilly Dolphin 01:18:50 2 Phillipa Williams 01:21:53 3 Laura Trimble 01:23:06 4 Lesley Locks 01:23:22 5 Helena Hayes 01:25:09 Complete results Kew Gardens 10k Michael Shelley outran roughly 3133 runners to win with a time of 00:30:21. Alex Dunbar secured second in this year’s race with a time of 00:31:39. Murray Strain (00:31:58) made notched third place. In the ladies race, it was Rebecca Murray who took the top spot in 00:34:40 , followed by Caroline Brown who finished with a time of 00:38:03. Malissah Gibson got the third place in 00:38:10. Top 5 Men 1 Michael Shelley 00:30:21 2 Alex Dunbar 00:31:39 3 Murray Strain 00:31:58 4 Jonathan Cornish 00:32:01 5 Tobias Smith 00:32:14 Top 5 Women 1 Rebecca Murray 00:34:40 2 Caroline Brown 00:38:03 3 Malissah Gibson 00:38:10 4 Rebecca Murray 00:34:40 5 Caroline Brown 00:38:03 Complete results
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