Race Day: 11 April 2021

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 12 years, the Royal Parks Half Marathon has raised nearly £50 million for vital causes around the UK.

Charity places for April 2021 are now on sale. Register your charity here to purchase April 2021 places.  


  • 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 midnight on Friday, 19 February 2021, 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