Run London’s flattest 10k or take on the Half Marathon at the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site, Kew Gardens.
Kew Gardens 10K: Saturday 30th March - 5 FREE places
Half Marathon: Sunday 31st March - 5 FREE places
The running routes will lead you around Kew Gardens which will be in beautiful full Spring bloom. Spot the stunning tulips, crocuses, daffodils and cherry blossom as you run around the gardens; you might be able to smell them too!
Running for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Runners taking part on behalf of CSSC are requested to commit to fundraising for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. We’d need you to commit to £180 for 10K participants and £250 for Half Marathon runners.
The money raised by each runner is hugely appreciated by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. As a charity, the income Kew receives from donations is vital, accounting for a significant proportion of their income and will help secure the future not only of the gardens, but a global infrastructure of cutting-edge science and conservation work. RBG Kew’s aspiration is to end the extinction crisis and help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. Kew isn’t just a beautiful garden. They are an international plant science research powerhouse. As the global leader in plant conservation, RBG, Kew’s 350+ scientists are working to protect the biodiversity of the Earth’s ecosystems by understanding & conserving the world’s plant and fungal life; saving the plants & fungi that may one day save us. To find out more about how the money you raise will help RBG, Kew on their mission, visit: Our future is botanic | Kew
Entry in to either the 10k or Half Marathon race taking place at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on the 30th and 31st of March. You will choose the race you want to participate in. You will also receive a free RBG, Kew branded running vest and fundraising support and advice from the team at Kew.
You will also be able to bring along two adults and 2 children under 16 as spectators, free of charge. Spectators have to enter Kew Gardens with their runners before 8.30am in order to gain access. If your spectators wish to watch the finish line only and then enter with the runner then please can the runner visit the Kew the Run information tent in Brentford car park to collect a wrist band for your spectator.
Note that running in Kew Gardens is not normally allowed so this is a special opportunity to explore the gardens in a different way!
How to Book
Click 'book now'
Select your preferred race complete the online form
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew will then contact you directly to complete your registration form by the deadline
Closing date for applications is 16th February
Please take weekend public transport timetables and delays into consideration.
Minimum age for the 10K - 15 on day of race
Minimum age for the Half Marathon - 17 on day of race