Royal Parks Half Marathon | Action Medical Research

Royal Parks Half Marathon

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Distance: 13.1 miles

London’s most popular sell out half marathon

Over 16,000 runners  taking in spectacular sites of the capital and beautiful Royal Parks

This scenic half marathon route takes runners through four of London’s most beautiful parks while also passing some of the capitals most iconic landmarks.  Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, this flat course and amazing atmosphere make this half marathon one of the best.

Join Team Action today and know that every mile you run will be helping Action to offer hope to the many thousands of families across the UK who are dealing with the trauma of a baby born too early, striving to support a child affected by disability, or facing the challenge of caring for a child with a rare and devastating disease for which there is no cure.

We'll support you all the way in preparation for this amazing run

We offer full fundraising and training support and an 'Action' crew ready to cheer you in.  Plus your very own high-quality branded wicking running vest to wear on the day.

What are you waiting for? Join TEAM Action today

Charity Places FULL

Our guaranteed charity places are all booked however if you already have your own place you can still join Team Action.

Why choose Action?


When Jo was admitted to hospital for emergency surgery 29 weeks into her pregnancy, nobody knew what the outcome would be for mother or baby. Thankfully, Jo and husband Will are now the proud parents of Samuel, who survived being born at just 30 weeks.

To give Samuel’s tiny lungs the best possible chance to develop, doctors injected Jo with steroids for two days ahead of the operation.

“For my family it was a hugely stressful time,” Jo says. “No-one knew what would happen to the baby. I was in a lot of pain so they were very concerned for me, too.”

Read more about Sam’s story here.

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