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Hackney Half Marathon

Quick facts

Location London, United Kingdom

Distance Half marathon

About Hackney Half Marathon

Run your way through vibrant East London on flat and fast city streets. The cheering crowds will carry you past highlights like the Hackney Downs and the Hackney Empire—plus there will be live bands and DJs at every mile to keep you going. Cross over the finish like into a full festival of fitness on the Hackney Marshes. Just like the borough, this route brings the spirit.

Cruise down Mare Street through a carnival of sound, pass by the famous Town Hall, head through the historic Broadway Market, and then take in Hackney Wick, which is flush with vibrant street art. Explore green spaces including Haggerston and Downs Parks, cross over twelve canals and rivers, and enjoy a panoramic view of the Olympic Park.

Practicalities

Age Limit

You must be at least 17 years old to participate in the Hackney Half Marathon.

Aid Stations

There will be 5 water stations located on the route.

Equipment Storage

Bag drop will be available onsite for all registered participants. The only bag allowed will be the official, clear gear bag provided with your packet.

Maximum Time

You have 3 hours and 30 minutes to walk, jog, race, prance, skip or dance through the course and cross the finish line.

Parking

The closest parking is in Westfields car park. Please check the road closure map closer to the race day if you will be driving.

Hackney Half Marathon Route Map

Hackney Half Marathon Route Map

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Start:

Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes, Homerton Rd, London E9 5PF, UK

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

Cruise down Mare Street though a carnival of sound, pass by the famous Town Hall, head through the historic Broadway Market, and then take in Hackney Wick, which is flush with vibrant street art. Explore green spaces including Haggerston and Downs Parks, cross over twelve canals and rivers, and enjoy a panoramic view of the Olympic Park.

Overview

The Half Marathon starts in Hackney Marshes and takes you on a flat, fast route through Hackney. Breeze your way past the famous Hackney Empire. Pick up the pace at Broadway Market. Stretch your legs alongside London Fields. Finally, making your way back to Hackney Marshes for your heroes welcome and epic finish

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.