Richmond Marathon

Welcome to London's Flattest Marathon!

15th September, 2019

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Run through London's greenest borough including Kew Gardens, Richmond Bridge and Hampton Court Palace. This marathon sold out in April in 2018.

With three famous bridges, two Royal Palaces and one famous river this race has been described as "the Worlds most scenic Marathon! "Like the Richmond Half and Kew Gardens 10k, the RUNFEST Marathon starts inside Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The race will tour Richmond's greenest borough, the highlight being the majestic Hampton Court Palace!

The Course Map

Richmond Marathon info

  •  Collection price £46.50, non affiliated postage price £48.50
  • The Orangery, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. You MUST enter via Elizabeth Gate Entrance, Kew Gardens, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB.
  • Race Start Time: 8.00am
  • Marathon pacers and predicted finishing times:

3 hours, 3 hours 30, 4 hours, 4 hours 30, 5 hours.

  • Minimum age - 18 on day of race
  • Terrain:

Welcome to Londons Flattest Course! All on road and path inside Kew Gardens.

  • First Aid:

Full professional cover in place throughout the course.

  • Marshalls:

The entire course will be fully marshalled. Marshalls are volunteers so please say thanks to these amazing people!

  • Sweep Marshalls:

A sweep Marshall will be present to assist athletes who do not complete the course and will be transported to the finish line.

  • Race Day Timings:

We strongly advise all runners, regardless of which race you are competing in, to arrive more than 1 hour before your race. Any late comers who arrive 9.15 am for the Marathon will be denied entry and will not be able to take part in the race. Friends and family who arrive late will have to pay a normal Kew Gardens ticket (visit Kew Gardens website for prices).

Please take weekend public transport timetables and delays into consideration. There are facilities in Kew Gardens serving hot drinks and food so come early and enjoy the surroundings before your run.

Water stations:

We have water stations at 3.75 miles, 7.09 miles, 9.95 miles, 12.27 miles, 15.5 miles, 17.84 miles, 20.18 miles, 22.37 miles, 24.36 miles and at the finish our hydration partner Lucozade Sport will hydrate you with their new FitWater. This purified spring water contains 4 key electrolytes with zero calories.

 

With special thanks to Lucozade Sport, our Official Sports Drink Partner, we have the following Lucozade Sport fuel stations:

  • In the 10k, there will be a water station at 4.6 miles. Lucozade Sport will be waiting for you at the finish.
  • In the half marathon, Lucozade Sport will be available at 7.09 miles, 12.27 miles.
  • In the marathon, Lucozade Sport will be available at 7.09 miles, 12.27 miles, 17.84 miles, 24.36 miles.
  • On-course support will be 380ml bottles of Lucozade Sport Orange and at the finish you will be rewarded with 500ml bottles of Lucozade Sport Mixed Flavours (Raspberry, Brazilian Guava, Mango and Passion Fruit and Caribbean Cruch).

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