Support us Fundraise All events Hackney Half Marathon 2019 Run the Hackney Half Marathon 2019 for Bowel & Cancer Research East London's creative spirit inspires the second year of celebrating a festival of fitness with Virgin Sport Hackney! On race day, the Festival Village at Hackney Marshes will host a full day of fitness programming devoted to the sport of running. Expect dynamic warm up and cool downs, recovery and stretch sessions, and more. Plus, there will be a multitude of local food & drink trucks, live entertainment and post-race celebrations! The Route Cruise down Mare Street through a carnival of sound, pass by the famous Town Hall, head through the historic Broadway Market, and then take in Hackney Wick, which is flush with vibrant street art. Explore green spaces including Haggerston and Downs Parks, cross over twelve canals and rivers, and enjoy a panoramic view of the Olympic Park. Hackney Half Marathon entry includes free race photos, a technical finisher tee, a medal and a goody bag. You will also receive a quality Bowel & Cancer Research branded training T-shirt and running vest to wear on race day. Interested? Sign up today and help us fight bowel cancer and bowel diseases. Email our fundraising team.