Get your entry in for London's iconic half marathon - with plenty of time to train
Hurry hurry: the balllot for the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon has now opened, with entry bids accepted until it closes on Wednesday 6 February. Some 16,000 runners will line up on the start line on Sunday 6 October, 2013, in London's Hyde Park for the beautiful run past some of London's most high profile landmarks.
Read about the day web ed Nicola ran the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon Sara Lom, Chief Executive of the Royal Parks Foundation, the charity behind the race, says, 'The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon races through four of London’s amazing Royal Parks, and has raised more than £15 million for around 400 charities all over the UK since it began in 2008.
'This year’s field is set to be the largest ever, with 16,000 runners from around Britain and more than 30 countries across the world taking part. Signing up will be the perfect boost to your New Year’s fitness resolution.'
The half-marathon training plan
If you want to push yourself even further, you might consider the Royal Parks Foundation Ultra, a 50k ultra marathon, partnered with Scope.
The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon ballot is open from Monday 28 January until 5pm Wednesday 6 February 2013.
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