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Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

08 October 2017
Hyde Park, London, SW1X

Team A runner RomiThe Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon start and finishes in Hyde Park, passing some of London’s most iconic landmarks and through four of the eight picturesque Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’ Park and Kensington Gardens.

Around 16,000 will be taking on this closed route in October and you could be one of them when you join Team A today.

How do I join Team A?

I would like to secure a charity place

The charity registrations for this event are now closed. If you have secured your own place, you can still join Team A by clicking the 'Join Team A' button below.

If you are interested in finding out more about joining Team A for the 2018 Royal Parks Half Marathon please email

I have got my own place

If you have secured your own place in the public ballot and would like to join Team A, click on the join Team A button below and select 'I have secured my own place in the public ballot'.

As you have your own place, you will not have a minimum sponsorship target. Once you have completed this form, one of the Events Team will be in touch to finalise your registration.

Join Team A


What do I get?

All our Team A runners receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange running vest to wear on the big day
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge

What else do I need to know?

You must: 

  • be 17 years old or over to take part in this event
  • collect your race pack the week of the event (or pay a surcharge to get it delivered)
  • be prepared to run the route, it is not suitable for walkers due to road closures and openings

You can:

  • nominate someone to collect your race pack if you are unable to

You can’t:

  • pass on your place to someone else
  • get a refund or transfer your own ballot place to the following year if you have to withdraw
  • get a refund on your registration fee if you secure a guaranteed charity place
  • take part in this event if you are in a wheelchair as the route is not accessible
  • take a pushchair on route with you
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