Kew Gardens 10K
Sat 30 Mar 2024 Richmond, UK 20% off

gofundme Kew Gardens 10K

The Kew 10K starts outside the famous Palm House in Kew Gardens and every runner will receive a fantastic medal, a technical running t-shirt (male & female cut) and free entry into the gardens!

  • Sat 30 Mar 2024
  • 20% off
Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond

Kew Gardens 10K

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Age 15 & over

  • 10 km road running


These events have the rare privilege of starting in the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens where each runner plus 3 spectators get free entry as part of event day!

The Kew Gardens half marathon finishes with a post-race family picnic inside the gardens! The 10K will take place all inside Kew Gardens, with the half marathon starting in the gardens before taking you on a scenic tour of Richmond including Richmond Bridge and Ham House before winding its way back to the gardens to finish.

All of the routes are fast, flat and beautiful. They are the perfect opportunity for a tune-up race pre-London or Manchester marathons and the chance to lock into some marathon-paced miles.


  • Free access to Kew Gardens

    Rare opportunity to run in the stunning Royal Botanic Gardens.

  • Music, entertainment

    Finish your run with an acoustic music celebration inside the gardens.

  • Famously good rewards

    Amazing male and female cut tech T-shirts and chunky medals.

This event is part of gofundme Kew The Run.

Event video

  • Event village
  • Families
  • Fancy dress
  • Free venue entry
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators
  • Teams
  • Wheelchair users


  • 06:45 | Collect race pack
  • 08:30 | Kew Gardens 10K


  • 06:45 | Collect race pack
  • 08:30 | Kew Gardens Half Marathon

Wheelchair users

  • The Kew Gardens 10k is wheelchair friendly.
  • The Kew Gardens Half is more difficult due to the race running on the Thames Towpath.

  • Bag storage
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Paid parking
  • Park
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Royal Botanic Gardens
Greater London

By bus

You could park in Richmond or Brentford and get the 65 bus to Kew Green.

Official parking

Must be booked in advance.

Alternative parking

  • JustPark
  • Your Parking Space
  • NCP Richmond Station
  • Richmond Riverside Car Park
  • 6 nearby Council Car Parks

  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Food stations
  • Marshals
  • Out and back
  • Sweeper
  • Traffic free
  • Water stations
  • Wave start
  • Way markers

Starting outside Palm House at Kew Gardens the brand new flat course run through the beautiful gardens before finishing outside Kew Palace, giving you a rare opportunity to run through this special place.

London's flattest 10K

Flat, tarmac, professionally measured and certified. 

This is still London's flattest 10K and even flatter than last year's Kew Gardens 10K! The new course has a net drop of 5ft and only a total of 63ft gain the whole course. The new course now starts outside the Hive on the beautiful Broadwalk and finishes outside the famous Palm House. The perfect spot for a pre-London Marathon training run. 


  • Public transport links
  • Recycling

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Medal
  • Technical t-shirt


  • Fantastic medal
  • Amazing technical tee (including female cut)
  • Supporters free entry into Kew Gardens for 2 adults and 2 children plus runner (must enter before 8.30am - normally £16 per adult)
  • Access to Children's Gardens
  • Acoustic music finish
  • Great goody bag
  • Snacks and drink
  • Course entertainment including DJs and cheer stations
  • Clearly marked and measured UKA-certified course
2023 medal
Previous year's medal.


Top 3 will win:

  • Trophy
  • Run-Fest event entry
  • Run-Fest goody bag

  • Age 15 & over
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

If you signed up before 9pm 9 March you can also collect your race pack from Sporting Feet, Richmond (9 King St, London TW9 1ND) from 17 March until 2pm 29 March.

Entry fees

Entry fee (Unaffiliated)


Valid to 01/02/2024

Entry fee (Affiliated)


Valid to 01/02/2024

Entry fee (Unaffiliated)


Valid 02/02/2024 - 29/03/2024

Entry fee (Affiliated)


Valid 02/02/2024 - 29/03/2024

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  • #2 of 2
Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond

Kew Gardens Half Marathon



Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 miles road running