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Welcome to The Big Half Media Resources page

The Big Half is a new event and will take place for the first time on Sunday 4 March 2018.

Created by London Marathon Events Ltd, in partnership with Sported, The Big Half is  a new one day festival centred around the half marathon distance, which aims to be truly global and uniquely local in a celebration of the wonderful cultural diversity of the great city of London.

Up to 20,000 people will participate in events that include:

  • The Big Half: a half marathon starting at Tower Bridge and finishing in Greenwich, passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich
  • The Little Half: a relay and other events over different distances of The Big Half course for participants of all ages and abilities
  • The Big Half Festival: a celebration of London’s diverse culture, food and music which will take place throughout the day in Greenwich

A media factsheet with full information about The Big Half is available to download below.

Route Map

You can download a Big Half route map below.

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For more information, please contact The Big Half Press Office via email: media@londonmarathonevents.co.uk