The Big Half – New London half marathon takes place on Sunday 4 March and I will be there!
The race is part of a one-day festival centred around the half-marathon distance which aims to be ‘truly global and uniquely local’.
Around 15,000 people will participate in events that include:
The Big Half: a half marathon starting by Tower Bridge and finishing in front of the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich
The Little Half: a 2.4 mile event for participants of all ages and abilities
The Big Relay is aimed at community groups from the host boroughs of Southwark, Lewisham, Tower Hamlets and Greenwich. Participants will be able to run in teams of four, with each person running one leg over distances ranging from one mile to five miles
The Big Festival: a celebration of London’s diverse culture, food and music which will take place throughout the day in Greenwich Park
VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON CHAMPION DANIEL WANJIRU TO RACE THE BIG HALF
The 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon champion Daniel Wanjiru will take on British favourites Sir Mo Farah and Callum Hawkins in a mouth-watering elite men’s race at The Big Half.
The Big Half starts by Tower Bridge and finishes in front of the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, using many of the same roads as the first half of the Virgin Money London Marathon. See route below:
The Big Half is a new world-class mass participation event, organised by London Marathon Events, which features a half marathon (13.1 miles) and other events held on closed roads in London on Sunday 4 March 2018.
This unique event will demonstrate how sport and community can get together to inspire social change, create social cohesion and improve health and wellbeing. Find out more at www.thebighalf.co.uk