Runner Information

We’re counting down the days until we get to see you on Sunday 8 October for 13.1 miles of excitement and energy along one of the most iconic half marathon courses in the world. 

Here you can find more information on:

Event guide

Read this year's event guide. We recommend taking the time to read through it as it includes our route, event village map, travel information, and key timings for race day plus more.


Read event guide

Route map

Our stunning course threads its way through the beauty and majesty of four Royal Parks and past iconic landmarks including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and the Royal Albert Hall.


Take a look at the route

Start times

Here you'll find all of our wave start times for this year's race. You'll know what wave you're in by looking at your race bib. We'll also email your individual start time.


Find out more

2023 Finisher t-shirt

Participants who opted in to receive a t-shirt will be able to collect this after finishing the race. Your bib will display a number rather than size. Find out more here


View t-shirt

Event village

Familiarise yourself with our Event Village map and make sure you know where everything is ahead of race day

View map

Got a question?

Take a look at our frequently asked questions.

Read FAQs

Download our race day app

Search ‘Royal Parks Half 2023’ on your app store or click the link below to download our app. Your supporters can download this too and track you on the day.

Download app

Safety and security

We work closely with the Metropolitan Police and other organisations and have a range of measures in place to ensure your safety and security. 

Find out more


Whether you're a seasoned runner looking to improve your race performance or a beginner taking on the challenge for the first time, take a look at our training hub for plans, expert advice and tips for race day.