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Hackney Half 2025

18 May 2025

Location: Hackney

Distance: Half Marathon 

Hackney Half 2025

18 May 2025

Location: Hackney

Distance: Half Marathon 

Explore East London's epic landmarks by joining Team Place2Be in Hackney's biggest running event 

Challenge yourself at the legendary Hackney Half whilst you're entertained with music, street art and performances - all whilst raising money for children's mental health.

Register for your place now!

Why should I run for Place2Be?

By joining Place2Be, you'll be fundraising for our vital in-school services to help more children and young people get the mental health support they need.

Register for a charity place today

Fill in the form below to get a charity place with #TeamPlace2Be and take part in Hackney Half 2025. You'll raise vital funds to ensure no child has to face mental health problems alone.

Registration fee: £30
Minimum fundraising pledge: £350

Sign up today!

I already have my own place confirmed

If you've already secured your own place in the event, there would be no extra entry fee, as you'll have already paid the event organiser. You can set your own fundraising target.

If you're not sure what type of place you have, please get in touch with our Events team.

Join Team Place2Be

Join Team Place2Be and get the superstar treatment...

  • our fundraising pack full of top tips
  • a personalised Place2Be running vest once you raise £100
  • regular e-newsletters to keep you up to date and motivated in the lead up to the event
  • support from our dedicated Events Team who will be on hand with training and fundraising advice
  • an invitation to a Place2Be school visit or webinar.
  • the friendliest cheer squad to support you on the big day!

Start preparing for your Hackney Half Marathon!

Whether you’ve never run before, or you’re looking to set a new personal best, there’s lots of support available to help you on your way.

Hackney Half Marathon have a whole range of training resources, including a running warm up, injury prevention exercises and lots of top tips!



Hackney, London


18 May 2025


13.1 miles - a half marathon

The route

During the Hackney Half, you'll see sights like the Hackney Empire, Broadway Market and London Fields. You'll go past Victoria Park before heading through Hackney Wick with graffiti-covered walls and eclectic cafes.

How much money do I need to raise?

If you have a charity place, we ask you to raise at least £350. But don’t worry! Our friendly fundraising team will support you every step of the way.  

Have a question?

If you'd like more information, you can: