Race Day: 13 October 2019

If you are a charity


We love that charities large and small enjoy our Half Marathon as much as we do, and we were delighted to welcome 560 charities to join us in 2019. Over the last 11 years, the Royal Parks Half Marathon has raised over £43 million for vital causes around the UK.

Charity places for 2019 have now sold out. If you would like to be on the mailing list for 2020, please email info@royalparkshalf.com


  • 16,000 runners
  • 13.1 miles
  • All-day Food & Fitness Festival 
  • Teams of 1-500 runners
  • Average funds raised per page £756.12, including Gift Aid**
  • Charity console closes at 5pm on Friday, 23 August, where all runners must be added and have completed their registration

*The Royal Parks Half Marathon is a charity fundraising event so qualifies for an exemption from VAT

**Figures from Virgin Money Giving


Virgin Money Giving are the official fundraising partner for the Royal Parks Half Marathon. They are 100% not-for-profit and for every £10 raised for you through Virgin Money Giving your charity will receive £12.16*. They provide support throughout the campaign for all charities, and regular communications to your fundraisers, including hints and tips to help them raise as much money as possible for you.

*Based on donations made by Visa debit card with Gift Aid reclaimed.


Please click here to read the terms of our Charity Agreement