Fresh AIR is Coming to Richmond Park

There’s a new race coming to Richmond Park next May – the AIR RUN. We know there’s a half and a 10k and we know it involves music, but we don’t know how yet…

Richmond RUNFEST Kew Gardens 10k Almost Full!

It’s your last chance to enter the Kew Gardens 10k before it sells out! 95% of places in this race, which is part of the Richmond RUNFEST, have now gone! It’s no wonder with Botanic Gardens, a World Heritage Site, decent tech tees for and triangular medals designed to fit together for the finishers. And, it’s flat! The race takes place on 14th September.

To get one of the last remaining places CLICK HERE.

Richmond RUNFEST Raises Record Amount for Charity

It’s been announced that runners at this year’s ‘ Richmond RUNFEST’ raised over £630,000 for charity. Since it started in 2013 this event has now raised over £2m for charities and local community groups.

The 2018 Richmond RUNFEST saw just under 10,000 runners taking part, including the new 5k in Old Deer Park.

Next year’s Richmond RUNFEST will continue to have the 5k, 10k and Kids’ Mile on Saturday 14th September and the Half Marathon, Full Marathon and Family Mile on Sunday 15th September.

For more information and how to enter the 2019 event, please visit

Countdown on for Richmond RUNFEST

Richmond’s hugely popular two day running festival returns to Kew Gardens on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September. Over 10,000 runners will take on the Richmond RUNFEST, including British long distance runner and 2017 Queen of Richmond, Charlotte Purdue and Double Commonwealth Medallist Michael Shelley in Saturday’s 10k.

Purdue will be looking to retain her title in the Kew Gardens 10k, beating last year’s race time of 34:37, all in preparation for this year’s New York marathon. Shelley will have his eyes set on becoming the new King of Richmond adding to his impressive achievements this year.

This year’s running festival is set to be bigger and better than ever before, with a magical wonderland of Peter Pan, mermaids, lost boys, Captain Hook and the Pirates of the Jolly Roger and a record breaking number of entries. It will also be the greenest RUNFEST so far, with sustainability as a theme, and it is on course to raise £2 million for local and national charities over its 6 years.

Entries are still open for the brand new 2018 Richmond 5k; Pirate Run, Saturday kids mile and family mile. Don’t miss out, sign up now

There’s a Real Buzz about the 2018 Richmond RUNFEST has been announced as the new title sponsor for Richmond RUNFEST. Olympian Jenny Meadows was on hand to lead a 5k run round St James’ Park after the launch at the new realbuzz store in Piccadilly Circus.

8,000 runners are expected on the weekend of 15th and 16th September for the 6th Richmond RUNFEST. As well as the marathon, half, 10k and family mile races there will now be a new 5k Pirate Run (entry £12)!

Charity places are still available for the 10k, half and full marathon – so you can still get an entry while fundraising for a fantastic cause. For more information on each of the events visit