A new half marathon event involving 10,000 runners will be taking place across various locations in the West End on Sunday 25 March. 

This is a High Impact event.

The route will run past some of London’s most iconic landmarks throughout Westminster and the City of London. The event is owned and managed by the Charity ‘Tommy’s’ and is also supporting a further 102 charity partners, with an overall fundraising target of £4million.

Run route and key locations include:
Pall Mall > Pall Mall East > North Terrace, Trafalgar Square > Duncannon Street > Strand > Aldwych (West) > Kingsway > Aldwych (East) > Strand > Waterloo Bridge (both ways) > Savoy Street > Vic Embankment > The City of London (including Chancery Lane) > Vic Embankment (up to Westminster Bridge and return) > Northumberland Ave > Whitehall Place > Whitehall.

Key timings include:
2:30am – 8:00am – Road closures per sector implemented
8:50am – Waterloo Bridge closed
9:30am – First wave of runners starts
10:17am – Last wave of runners start
10:32am – First runner finishes
2:18pm – Slowest runner finishes
12:30pm – 6:00pm – Phased re-opening of roads.

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Further Operational Details:

  • Waterloo Place will be used for the baggage drop. Build will start at 5:00am on Saturday 24 March and will be cleared by 10:00pm after the event.
  • Access into and out of the area / Carlton House Gardens during the build and de-rig will be via Carlton Gardens.

Road Closures:

  • There are extensive closures involved to ensure the safety of the run route and due to both the Strand and Embankment being used.
  • Core closures of the route will also be supported by extended closures – local access will be provided at designated points.

Celebrity relay:
Thirteen celebrities will each be running a mile as part of a relay along the route.

(Image: Coach Magazine)