This is one of the flattest, fastest and freshest half marathons that shows off East London at its finest!
Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon are putting on a treat for runners in this special half marathon.
Hackney knows how to have a party! Run 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.
Get your charity place
Standard charity places cost £15 and we ask that you pledge to raise a minimum of £250 to help young people with cancer.
Get your charity place here!
I already have a place
You already have a place through the organisers? Brilliant!
You can still help young people with cancer by joining our team.
Simply register online for free and set your own fundraising target.
Once you've signed up, we'll send you a free T-shirt and welcome pack to get you started!
5 reasons to run with us
We could go on all day about why you should join our team, but that would be boring so we’ll keep it short. Here are our top 5 reasons:
- You’ll help young people with cancer.
- You’ll receive an exclusive Teenage Cancer Trust running top.
- You’ll have free access to our incredible training zone.
- You’ll get all the fundraising help you need to reach your goal.
- You can talk to us. We’re here to support you.
Got a question about running Hackney Half Marathon with us?
Take a look at our frequently asked questions.
How you can help young people
could pay for an hour of care from a Teenage Cancer Trust nurse, who will understand the challenges of dealing with cancer as a young person and specialise in the best treatment for the cancers that affect this age group.
could pay for a young person to make a film to express their feelings and help family and friends understand what they’re going through.