Sun 2 Feb 2025 Watford, Hertfordshire, UK

ATW Watford Family Fun Run

This popular event has a strong history within the running community and has been taking place for over 40 years. Join a day of running, community spirit and exciting experiences!

  • Sun 2 Feb 2025
Cassiobury Park Avenue, Watford

Family Fun Run



All ages

  • 1.8 km road running


An exhilarating event with thousands of runners that combines fitness, fun, and community support. 

The day kicks off with a 1.8km Fun Run around the Park, giving parents and supporters a great chance to cheer on their little athletes.

The half marathon starts in Cassiobury Park and follows fully closed roads, venturing into serene countryside lanes behind the Grove Hotel and Golf Course. Runners will pass through Bucks Hill, Commonwood Common, and Chandlers Cross before looping back to the stunning Cassiobury Park.


  • Lead car escort

    The event will be led by a lead car, ensuring a smooth and safe journey for all participants throughout the course. 

  • RaceCheck Gold Award

    In 2023, the Watford Half Marathon proudly earned the prestigious Racecheck Gold Award. 

  • Musical entertainment

    Enjoy the rhythm of the course with music, including the beats of our amazing drummer, adding excitement and motivation to your run! 

  • Ideal London Marathon training

    Whether you're gearing up for the London Marathon or seeking a challenging yet scenic route, the Watford Half Marathon is the perfect opportunity to test your skills and stamina. 

  • Spot prize

    One lucky runner stands a chance to win an incredible spot prize of £2000! Will it be you? 

  • Vibrant event village

    Embrace the lively atmosphere at our event village, filled with activities, stalls, and a fantastic community spirit. 

  • PB pacers

    Join the Xempo pacers on the run as they assist you in reaching your desired personal best! 

  • Finish line goodies and unique medal

    Celebrate your achievement with special finish line goodies and receive a one-of-a-kind medal as a testament to your accomplishment. 

  • Free photos

    Capture the unforgettable moments with free professional photos, preserving memories of your incredible run. 

  • Professional commentator

     Feel the excitement as a professional commentator cheers you on at the finish line, making your achievement even more memorable. 

This event is part of ATW Watford Half Marathon & Fun Run.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators
  • Traders at event


  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Park
  • Toilets


  • Entertainment
  • First aid
  • Marshals
  • No cut off time
  • No headphones
  • Single start
  • Undulating
  • Way markers


  • Public transport links
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability policy

What's included

  • Medal
  • Race photo


  • All ages
  • Entries open
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

Other races at event

  • Sun 2 Feb 2025
  • #2 of 2
Cassiobury Park Avenue, Watford

Half Marathon



Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 miles road running + 751 ft ascent