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Runners at the Start of The Vitality Big Half

The New Balance Big Relay

The New Balance Big Relay enables a team of four runners to take on The Vitality Big Half, running 13.1 miles through Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lewisham and Greenwich.

Each participant runs one leg of The Vitality Big Half course from Tower Bridge to Cutty Sark over distances ranging from one mile to 4.7 miles.

New Balance Big Relay map

The first runner starts with all of The Vitality Big Half runners, with changeover points at the locations listed below:

  • Leg One: The Start, Tower Bridge to Canary Wharf (3.5 miles)
    Changeover One: Canary Wharf
  • Leg Two: Canary Wharf to Narrow Street (one mile)
    Changeover Two: Narrow Street
  • Leg Three: Narrow Street to Bermondsey (3.9 miles)
    Changeover Three: Bermondsey
  • Leg Four: Bermondsey to The Finish, Cutty Sark (4.7miles)

How to enter

The New Balance Big Relay is open to groups of four runners who wish to take part in The Vitality Big Half as a team. Apply to enter a team via the button below.

Please note: Entry costs £16 per team. The event is open to participants aged 15 and over. Teams can be mixed gender and must consist of four runners. Each team member will receive a goody bag and medal.

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