A friendly, flat and fast course that runs through the heart of east London, the Hackney Half is one of the fastest growing half marathons in the UK.  Starting and finishing at Hackney Marshes the closed-roads course will once again pass by some of Hackney’s best kept parks and key landmarks, including Broadway Market, Hackney Empire and the London Stadium. 

You’ll have a fantastic time being part of Team St Joseph’s, but don’t just take our word for it, see what some of our previous Hackney Half runners have to say!

Distance: 13.1 miles 

Minimum sponsorship pledge:  £250 

Registration Fee: £25 

All our runners will receive: 

  • St Joseph’s Hospice running vest 
  • Fundraising pack 
  • Dedicated fundraising support 
  • Hospice welcome evening with top tips from fitness experts  
  • Regular team emails 
  • Fantastic on the day support (including massages from our hospice therapists at the finish, and support from the loudest cheer point in Hackney!). 
Hackney Half 2021

Apply for a place

Hackney Half 2021 registration form

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Are you taking part in this event in memory of a loved one?
Would you be happy for our PR team to contact you regarding your story?
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You can change the way you hear from us, or what you hear about, at any time, by contacting us on 020 8525 3200, email SupporterCare@stjh.org.uk.

Own Place Runners

We’d love to hear from you if you have your own place in the event and would like to join our team! You’ll get the same support as our charity place runners including our amazing running vest!

Are you going to be cheering on a runner at this event?

For more information on this event, please contact our Events Officer, Becky via b.clark@stjh.org.uk or on 020 8525 3035

Please be aware...

NB: As with all challenge events, this date may be subject to postponement or cancellation.
will keep our runners up-to-date with any changes if and when they are announced.