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Kingston Half Marathon 6th October 2024

‘Uber Boat by Thames Clippers‘ Kingston Half Marathon Sunday, 6th October 2024

The Kingston Half Marathon will return on the 6th October 2024!


  • Amazing Tech tee
  • Super Finisher Mug
  • Motivating Pace Makers to help you achieve your goal
  • Flat Fast picturesque course running past Hampton Court Palace
  • Great goody bag including post race snacks and drink
  • FREE OneASICS membership including RunKeeper subscription and private sales
  • Clearly marked and measured UKA certified course (Licence ID: 2024-46887)
  • Marshals and sweep marshals
  • First Aid in place throughout the course


The Royal Borough of Kingston’s famous Half Marathon, starting and finishing in the historic ancient Market Place, is the perfect finale to the summer racing season. The course is fast and flat, with tremendous riverside views on a mix of traffic free and road sections. Ideal for runners wanting to grab a late half marathon PB or those looking for a scenic and pleasurable run. Kingston marketplace provides an atmospheric finish, with plenty of stalls offering a variety of foods, and many local restaurants and pubs for those looking for more leisurely post race relaxation.

It is also perfect preparation event if you are running a late autumn marathon (like New York (4 week before), Valencia (8 weeks before) or Florence (7 weeks before) or you just want the challenge of completing a half marathon.

Organised by River Thames Running, you can be sure of a professional setup with plenty of friendly and experienced marshals to guide you safely around the course. Run Britain Licence ID: 2024-47810

Super Medal | Free Professional Race Photo’s | Finisher Tee

Starting in the famous Ancient Market Place, runners will then cover 5 miles through the historic Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames before crossing over Kingston Bridge and heading up the iconic three mile stretch of the Barge Walk beside the Thames. The race then reaches the magnificent Hampton Court Palace before continuing through Thames Ditton and back towards Kingston for the famous Market Place finish.

2023 Results: CLICK HERE

Kingston Half Marathon 2024 INFO
6th October, 2024

Kingston Market Place, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1JS

Standard Entry:
24th December, 2023
2nd June, 2024 @ 11:59 pm]
Club Entry:
£35 +
£2.50 Transaction fee
= £37.50
Non Club Entry:
£37 +
£2.50 Transaction fee
= £39.50
Late Entry:
3rd June, 2024
3rd October, 2024 @ 12:00 am]
Club Entry:
£40 +
£2.50 Transaction fee
= £42.50
Non Club Entry:
£42 +
£2.50 Transaction fee
= £44.50

Spectator Admission


On race day or at a local Up & Running shop.

Starting Time:
08:30 am
Minimum Age:
17 years old on day of race


Any community event like us cannot happen without the help of volunteers. Volunteer posts vary in time so even if you have a couple of hours to offer we would love to have you! Click here for more information and to sign up.

For accommodation suggestions Click here

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