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Kew The Mile Kew The Mile

Kew The Mile

Richmond, Surrey

Royal Kitchen, Richmond, TW9 3, United Kingdom

Sun 10th April 2022

Starting at 09:45

1 race



Arrive wearing a mask and keep this on until you get to the start line where you can dispose of your mask in bins provided. You do not have to wear this during the run.

Please wherever possible, do not bring any baggage to the event. This is to protect both yourself and our staff.

Please respect social distancing before, during and after the completion of your run.

Immediately upon finishing we request that you make your way to the Gardens exit where in Brentford Car Park you will find water, goody bags and medals. It is of critical importance that the area around the finish line is kept clear to ensure everyone’s safety.

We know you may want to congratulate other runners on a great run, but please refrain from doing so in a physical way!

Please remember to carry out a COVID-19 self assessment accessible at:

The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are:
- A high temperature - this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
- A new, continuous cough - this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
- A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste - this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

Importantly do not travel to the event if you have been contacted by Track and Trace, are experiencing any of the above symptoms or are awaiting the results of a test.

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RUN-FEST has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

Kew The Mile will take place on at 9.45am Sunday 10th April, on closed roads all inside the Royal Botanical Gardens. This is a very flat mile so with good training you'll run a personal best. This brand-new event is after the start of the Kew Gardens Half Marathon as part of the new 'timeoutdoors' KEW THE RUN series.

The Mile event will consist of two waves but is limited to only 300 participants. The first wave will start at 9.45am and will be an all ages competative mile, closely followed by a family mile wave starting 2 minutes after. All races will be chip timed on an officially measured course.


  • Kew the Mile




  • Kew the Mile



What's Included

Great medal!
First Aid
Sweep Marshalls

How to Get There

Use address: 59 Ferry Lane, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AH (What3Words: ///life.slam.with), this will take you to Ferry Lane. Once you are on Ferry Lane you just follow it all the way around, before entering Brentford Gate.

Course Details

Flat tarmac inside Kew Gardens. Professionally measured and certified. No hills!

This brand new event is one lap, starting outside the Hive on the Broadwalk. Runners will head north and turn left at the Orangery before running anti-clockwise round the Great Lawn before coming back onto the Broadwalk and running round the Palm House before heading back upto the finish line back at the hive.


  • Minimum age

    Entrants to the Kew The Run Competitive Mile & Family Mile on 10.04.2022 must be over the age of 4 to take part in this event. If entrant is younger than 7, we suggest they are accompanied by an adult at all times for safety of the runner and other participants.

about Kew the run

'timeoutdoors' Kew The Run is a weekend that hosts the Kew Gardens 10km on 9th April and the Kew Gardens Half Marathon and Kew Mile Run on 10th April. The 10K will take on a new course running entirely inside the flat Kew Gardens. The Half will start and finish inside Kew whilst taking on an additional flat and scenic route of the Kew Riverside.

After the events, finishers and their families* can explore London's no. 1 visited tourist attraction Kew Gardens that holds 50,000 living plants to be found across the UNESCO World Heritage site.

free admission for your spectators

*Kew Gardens is a ticketed venue so we are delighted that your race entry also allows an additional 2x adults and 2x children (U16) to enter with you FREE of charge when you arrive for the race! Spectators HAVE TO enter Kew Gardens with their runner before 9.30am in order to gain access. If your spectators wish to watch the finish line only and then enter with the runner then please can the runner visit our information tent in Brentford car park to collect a wrist band for your spectator. Runners can renenter Kew Gardens with their race number upto 12.00 noon.

Important Re-entry information for the Kew Half Marathon: Spectators can exit via Brentford Gate to watch runners finish in Brentford Car Park (we will give spectators a reentry wrist band to get back inside Kew via Brentford Gate). Spectators can re-enter Kew Gardens via Brentford Gate upto 12.00 noon.

Once you are in Kew Gardens after 12:00, you can remain there for the rest of the day but you cannot exit and then re-enter without paying the standard entry fee.

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