Looking to run a unique race in the heart of London whilst fundraising for ground-breaking prostate cancer research? Then we want you to join our 2021 Hackney Half Marathon team!

The Run Hackney Half Marathon is an exciting, vibrant route that takes you through one of the most spirited boroughs of London. The route is flat and fast through the city, with cheering crowds following you through Hackney Downs, past Hackney Empire and the beautiful Victoria Park, and around the iconic London Stadium.

All the money you raise will go directly towards helping us achieve our vision of a better future for anyone impacted by prostate cancer. We will achieve this by funding innovative research, leading to effective treatments and a better understanding of the disease! Taking part in the Hackney Half Marathon can only be made more rewarding and important by crossing that finish line and knowing that you have been an essential part of this vital mission.

Hackney Half Marathon charity places and own places

Secure your guaranteed charity place by filling out our application form.

There is a registration fee of £30. For each charity place there is a target to raise £300 for Prostate Cancer Research Centre.

If you have your own place for this event, you can secure your place on #TeamPCRC too!  There is no fundraising requirement we just ask that you raise as much as you can to support us funding research towards a life without Prostate Cancer.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Hackney Half Marathon?

The Hackney Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile run starting on the Hackney Marshes and weaving through beautiful Parklands. You’ll find it hard to find a better running route in the capital. Other iconic locations you’ll pass on the way include Hackney Downs, Hackney Empire, Broadway Market and Victoria Park. It is also part of a bigger Festival of Fitness, meaning that once the hard work is done, you can chill, refuel, and celebrate with friends and family back on the Hackney Marshes. There will be live entertainment, music, fitness sessions, chill out zones, and a Festival Village with local food and drink offering everything from mouth watering vegan delights to burgers, green juices, craft beer, and bubbles!

How old do I need to be to run the Hackney Half Marathon?

You must be over the age of 17 in order to take part in the Hackney Half Marathon.

What do I receive for completing the Hackney Half Marathon?

All runners receive free race photos, an ASICS finisher t-shirt, and a tote bag. You will also receive a PCRC t-shirt to train in, and a medal when you have completed the race.

When does the Hackney Half Marathon take place?

The Hackney Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 16th May 2021.

Where can I find the route?

The route for the Hackney Half Marathon can be found here.

Where does the money I raise go?

All funds raised will go back into funding research and allowing scientists to test out methods and ideas and find better treatments for life-threatening prostate cancer.

How do I contact PCRC?

Telephone: 0203 735 5444

Email: events@pcr.org.uk

Facebook: @ThePCRC

Twitter: @ThePCRC

Registered Charity Number: 1156027

Address: Prostate Cancer Research Centre, 23-26 Great James Street, London, WC1n 3ES

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