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Welcome to The Vitality Big Half Media Resources page

The Vitality Big Half is a new event and took place for the first time on Sunday 10 March 2019.

Created by London Marathon Events Ltd, in partnership with Sported, The Vitality Big Half is a community running festival. The inaugural event took place on Sunday 4 March 2018 with more than 11,000 runners taking to the streets.

The Vitality Big Half is a community running festival 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 events on the day are:

  • The Vitality Big Half: London's community half marathon starts at 09:00 by Tower Bridge and finishes at the Cutty Sark, passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich.
  • The Little Half: A 2.4-mile run which finishes at the Cutty Sark and offers the perfect opportunity to take part in your first official times event.
  • The Vitality Big Mile: A free, fun, family-friendly mass participation event taking place around Greenwich Park. This is the perfect event for first-time runners or walkers, families with children of all ages and anyone looking to get more healthy and active.
  • The Vitality Big Festival: Celebrate all that London has to offer at The Vitality Big Festival in Greenwich Park. Join friends and family at this free festival and enjoy some of London’s best food, music, sport and entertainment.

Media Accreditation

Media accreditation for the 2019 Vitality Big Half will open in the new year.

Route Map

A route map for the 2019 Vitality Big Half will be available to download in due course.

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