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Friday and Saturday festival tickets on sale now. Hackney Half entries have sold out, but you can run for charity to secure your spot!

Hackney Half

19 May 2019

Race Day

On race day, the Festival Village at Hackney Marshes will host a full day of fitness programming devoted to the sport of running. Expect dynamic warm up and cool downs, recovery and stretch sessions, and more.

Plus, there will be a multitude of local food & drink trucks, live entertainment and post-race celebrations! Open to the public from 7AM on Sunday 19 May and throughout the day.

Entries for Hackney Half have now completely sold out. The only way to secure your spot is by running for one of our Hackney Half charity partners.

The Route

Check out the official 2019 route map. 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.

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Training Events

Train with us for this year's Hackney Half! We'll be mixing up the weekly sessions, from Central London runs to HIIT workouts with your Hackney Half pacer team. Training events are free to join, but spaces are limited.

ROUTE ENTERTAINMENT

No need for headphones! From the raucous, joyful spirit of jazz performed by the Old Jelly Rollers to the energetic and groovy compositions of Brass Bound, Hackney Half's extremely talented and diverse lineup of musicians will keep you motivated and inspired on route.

VIEW LINEUP

ROUTE ENTERTAINMENT

No need for headphones! From the raucous, joyful spirit of jazz performed by the Old Jelly Rollers to the energetic and groovy compositions of Brass Bound, Hackney Half's extremely talented and diverse lineup of musicians will keep you motivated and inspired on route.

VIEW LINEUP

Swag

Your entry into the 2019 Hackney half marathon also gets you an exclusive technical t-shirt, a medal, a tote bag, and swag from our partners which you will receive when you cross the finish line! 

Swag

Your entry into the 2019 Hackney half marathon also gets you an exclusive technical t-shirt, a medal, a tote bag, and swag from our partners which you will receive when you cross the finish line! 

Race Pack Pick Up

We've given runners the option to collect their race pack ahead of the Half from our Festival Village in Hackney Marshes. They can do this with the QR code they'll receive the week of the event on either Fri 17 May from 12pm until 8pm or Sat 18 May from 10am until 8pm.

If you're running for a charity, part of the Team Challenge or have purchased race pack postage, you will receive yours in the mail two weeks prior to race day.

Race Pack Pick Up

We've given runners the option to collect their race pack ahead of the Half from our Festival Village in Hackney Marshes. They can do this with the QR code they'll receive the week of the event on either Fri 17 May from 12pm until 8pm or Sat 18 May from 10am until 8pm.

If you're running for a charity, part of the Team Challenge or have purchased race pack postage, you will receive yours in the mail two weeks prior to race day.

VOLUNTEER


Want a free place at one of our events? Sign up to volunteer!

RUN FOR A CAUSE


Make your race count and run for one of our charity partners

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