Event Type: Half-Marathon

Date: Sunday 13th October 2024

Location: London

Registration Fee: Free!

Fundraising Target: £350

For all enquiries, please contact the fundraising team.

Take part in one of the most scenic half marathons in London for Dystonia UK

We have limited spaces for you to join #TeamDystoniaUK at the Royal Parks Half Marathon in October 2024!

Join #TeamDystoniaUK and take on one of the glorious half marathons in London. The 13.1 miles will have you running within four of London's eight Royal Parks 

Register your interest with us today, we would love to hear from you!

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About The Royal Parks Half Marathon

Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, the route takes you through four of London’s most beautiful parks; Hyde Park, St James's Park, Kensington Gardens and Green Park.

Get ready to take in incredible views of major historic landmarks including Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament and the Royal Albert Hall.

You will be wildly cheered on by thousands of spectators lining the course every step of the way, creating an unbeatable atmosphere. 

Don't miss your chance to take on this sell out race for Dystonia UK and make real-life difference to those living with dystonia. 

Map of route

What you will get:

As part of Team Dystonia UK, you'll receive unparalleled support every step of the way: 

  • personalised fundraising support to help you smash your targets. 
  • exclusive Team Dystonia UK running gear to proudly wear on the day. 
  • a dedicated cheering squad to boost your morale along the route. 

Before the event

Leading up to the marathon, you'll be part of a supportive community of fellow runners and dystonia champions. Get ready to: 

  • access training plans to keep you on track.
  • connect with your teammates and share running tips and motivation. 
  • kickstart your fundraising journey with personalised resources and guidance. 

On the day

Race day is here - the moment you've been training for! Other than all the good vibes, fitness and mental health benefits, you'll also get: 

  • access to the free app to allow your friends and family to track your progress along the route, as well as access to all event information
  • access to the information point for any last minute queries (or safety pins)
  • closed roads offering a safe running environment

And as you lace up your shoes and hit the pavement, remember: 

  • you're not just running for yourself; you're running for everyone affected by dystonia 
  • look out for our vibrant Team Dystonia UK cheering stations along the route, ready to lift your spirits and energise your stride. 
  • embrace the incredible atmosphere and soak in every minute of this unforgettable experience. 

After the event

Congratulations, marathoner! You've crossed the finish line and achieved something extraordinary. Obviously you'll have bragging rights for the foreseeable, but you'll also get: 

  • event day photos available to view and purchase a couple of days after the event (so smile for the cameras!)
  • your official result ready shortly after you cross the finish line.

But your journey with Team Dystonia UK doesn't end here: 

  • celebrate your incredible achievements with your teammates and supporters. 
  • reflect on the impact of your fundraising efforts and the lives you've touched. 
  • stay connected with Dystonia UK and continue supporting our mission to drive positive change for those living with dystonia.

Own Place Entries 

Already have your own place in the Royal Parks Half Marathon? Use it to run for Dystonia UK and join our community who are determined to help those living with the neurological condition. 

Set up your own fundraising page with your own targets and we will support you every step of the way. 

Why run for Dystonia UK?

Dystonia UK exists to give hope and support to everyone living with dystonia and to create UK and worldwide awareness. With your support we can be here for people when they feel the most isolated, providing support and information to anyone living with dystonia. Ensuring they have access to the services they need, when they need them, to live life to the full, and we can only do that by donations and fundraisers like you.

Dystonia UK is children and adults with dystonia, carers and clinicians, fundraisers and families, medical professionals and our amazing members and supporters, all working side by side.

Our community thanks you for choosing to support Dystonia UK!

Dystonia UK fundraisers

Questions? Email us at [email protected] with any question or for further information.