The Big Half 2022 will take place on Sunday 4 September. Find out more here

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What is The Big Half?

The Big Half is a community running festival. This one-day event offers a host of running distances, from a challenging half marathon to a free one-mile course.

This event is for everyone, no matter your age, background or running ability. This is a world-class running event that supports and encourages first-time runners to take part.

  • The Big Half is London's community half marathon, starting by Tower Bridge and finishing in Greenwich, passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich. The race will also feature some of the world's best distance runners.
  • The New Balance Big Relay enables a team of four runners to take on The Big Half, running 13.1 miles through Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lewisham and Greenwich.
  • The Little Half is the perfect opportunity to take part in your first official timed running event and to run with friends and family.
  • The Big Mile invites first-time runners, walkers and families with children of all ages to take part in a free mass participation fun run.

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