The Royal Borough of Kingston Half Marathon

The Royal Borough of Kingston Half Marathon

Kingston Upon Thames, SW London

Market Place, 14-16 Market Pl, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1JP, UK

Sun 24th October 2021

1 race


Organiser's Description

The Royal Borough of Kingston’s famous Half Marathon, starting and finishing in the historic ancient marketplace, is the perfect finale to the summer racing season.

The course is fast and flat, with tremendous riverside views on a mix of traffic free and road sections. Ideal for runners wanting to grab a late half marathon PB or those looking for a scenic and pleasurable run.

Kingston marketplace provides an atmospheric finish, with plenty of stalls offering a variery of foods, and many local restaurants and pubs for those looking for more leisurely post race relaxation.

Organised by Quicksilver Running, you can be sure of a professional setup with plenty of friendly and experienced marshals to guide you safely around the course.


  • Half Marathon Entry

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    £39.80 CLOSED


  • Half Marathon Entry

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    £39.80 CLOSED

Market Place, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1JS

Course Details

Starting in the famous Ancient Market Place, runners will then cover 5 miles through the historic Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames before crossing over Kingston Bridge and heading up the iconic three mile stretch of the Barge Walk beside the Thames.

The race then reaches the magnificent Hampton Court Palace before continuing through Thames Ditton and back towards Kingston for the famous Market Place finish

How To Get There

The event takes place in central Kingston, so there are plenty of public transport options available. However if you are local, please consider walking, jogging, cycling or getting a bus to the race.

Train – The nearest train station is Kingston Rail Station which is just 0.3 miles from the Start, approx a 7 minute walk.

Car – Our official car park partner is the Eden Walk Car Park which is just a 2 minute walk to the race HQ and Start.

Address: Union Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1BL.

The Car Park will open early for the race at 06:00am. The special rate for runners is £5 all day parking (usually £14). No need to book in advance. On the day, Car Park staff will issue you with a voucher at the entrance. You will then use the voucher to pay when you exit the car park later on.

What's Included

Excellent bespoke medal

Electronic chip timing,

Post race fruit, water and runner goodies

Baggage drop

Professional race management

5 · 3 Reviews


·2 years ago

My first Half Marathon. Very well organised event, well marshalled, great route too.

·2 years ago

Scenic course and a well organised event. Highly recommended event! It was a fantastic day out running. Well done to all the organisers!

·2 years ago

Great event. The race organisers have pulled off yet another top drawer event! Well done to Quicksilver Running. The course was well marshalled and everyone did a great job to make this a successful event.

Who's In

See who else is doing this event


Daisy Tompkins

Jiten Patel

Justin Wilson

Violet Cowan


Danielle Mercieca

Sarah Jouty Beesley

Will Sadler

David Wright


Kingston Upon Thames, SW London