Race Information – Richmond Park Half Marathon

Richmond Park Half Marathon

Sunday 6th November 2022


Sheen Gate, Richmond Park, London, SW14 8BJ

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Start Time:


Race Packs


All entries will be assigned a number at registration.
To collect your number, make your way down to the collection desks on Sunday Morning.
It will take around 15 minutes to collect your number, so please arrive early.

You will only need one number attached to the front of your shirt.

Your timing chip will be attached to the bottom of your race bib and needs to be attached to your shoe as per the instructions on the back of the chip. Please make sure you keep your number on at all times during the race.

At the finish, you can dispose of your chip (we do not need to collect them back).

Collection Times:



When you receive your race packs, please take a couple of minutes to fill out the brief runner Information form which can be found printed on the back of your bib. This will help us greatly in case of an emergency!

Race Start

Each race will have a warm up in the event village 15 minutes prior to the start time.
After the warm up, estimated finish times will be called to the starting pen where our marshals will guide you into a start formation.


Sheen Gate, Richmond Park, London, SW14 8BJ

(If using the app What3Words, use the words ///soccer.rift.firms for exact event village location)

The event village is located next to Sheen Gate. The nearest postcode we have for this location is SW14 8BJ. This is not the exact postcode but it should give you a close enough location when using navigation services. Sheen Lane is the street that takes you directly into the Park.

Sheen Gate
Richmond Park
SW14 8BJ


There is parking available at both Sheen Gate & Roehampton Gate. As it is a Sunday there will also be parking available within the surrounding roads, please check any relevant signage displayed.


Richmond mainline station is about 30-40 minutes walk and Mortlake is about a 20 minute walk away.

Getting there from the Tube/Train station will need careful planning. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time!!

By foot

The park is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. There is NO bike parking.

You can see a map of Richmond Park HERE
For further information on the Park, see HERE


For this event, we will use portable toilets. If you live locally we recommend using toilets at home.


Please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event.
There will be an informal bag drop area within the event village for runners who need it.
Your baggage tag is attached to your race number, you simply tear it off and attach to your bag. To collect, show your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.

During the race

There will be marshals all around the course as well as mile signs and arrows.

We will have a lead bike and plenty of marshals as well as mile signs and arrows all around the course . The course is 4 laps. Please familiarise yourself with the course map before you start, there is a mixture of trail paths, well trodden pathway, and grass. Please keep count of your laps during the race.

If you need to overtake on the course please be sure to take a wide berth around the runner in front.

Please be mindful during the race of other park users as the park is a public space and the race route utilises shared paths.

Please discard any water bottles or rubbish within the litter zones located just past the water station on each lap of the race.



After the race

Do NOT stop within the finish area. Please continue through the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.

There will be sealed ACTIPH water bottles at the finish for each runner to collect along with your medal and Love Corn which will be laid out on tables for you to help yourself.



Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.



We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race, which will be made available on our Photos Page after the race.


Social Media

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our on Twitter @runthroughuk use the hashtag #Runthroughuk in the build-up to the race.

If you want to talk all things running before and after the event join our RunThrough Chat group on Facebook.

If you #RunThroughUK on Instagram with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!



Spectators are more than welcome to come along and support runners.



There is a water stations located approximately every 5km along the course. Please help yourself to these as you run passed.

There will also be water available at the finish. In order to avoid congestion on the course, we recommend bringing your own water.


Event T-Shirt

A comfortable, sweat-wicking fitted T shirt made for your daily workouts. This will probably be your favourite fitted activewear top made with a soft and lightweight polyester fabric, this T-shirt is made to keep you comfortable and  fresh on your run.

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If you have purchased an event T-shirt with your race entry, please head to the RT Kit stall on the day of your race, with your order confirmation and we will have your item ready for collection!

If you’ve not pre-ordered a T-shirt, but would like to purchase one, these are available HERE.


RunThrough Kit

Powered by RunThrough, RT Kit provides the level of quality and style in its running clothing that you’d expect from a brand that has become synonymous with running over the last decade.

If you have purchased an item of RT Kit with your race entry, please head to the RT Kit stall on the day of your race, with your email order confirmation and we will have your item ready for collection!