The Wizz Air Hackney Half Marathon
19 May 2024
The Wizz Air Hackney Half Marathon
|Event Type||Half Marathon|
|Date||19 May 2024|
The Wizz Air Hackney Half Marathon is a hugely popular race in the running calendar, with more runners taking part than ever before.
In this sell-out East London race you'll run past the famous Hackney Empire, through Broadway Market and alongside London Fields, as well as covering a few miles in the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Soak up the community atmosphere as you run through the streets of Hackney on this flat 13.1 mile route.
Take on the Wizz Air Hackney Half Marathon and get ready to feel out of breath but full of pride, as you help fund vital support and life-changing research,
Running for Alzheimer’s Society
Join Team Alzheimer's Society at the Wizz Air Hackney Half Marathon and feel amazing about giving help and hope to people living with dementia. You'll need to pay a registration fee of £20 and set a fundraising target of £250. We'll be there to support you every step of the way.
When you run for us, you'll receive:
- a support pack with fundraising help and materials
- a free running top to wear on race day
- detailed training guides for different abilities and personalised support from our experts
- access to a Facebook group where you can chat to other runners
- support from our dedicated events team to help you smash your fundraising target
- the biggest cheers on race day and an invite to our post-race marquee for well-deserved refreshments.
Own place entries
Already have your own place in the Wizz Air Hackney Half Marathon? Use it to run for Alzheimer's Society and help stop dementia devastating lives.
You’ll have no registration fee and we'll be there to support you every step of the way. Simply set your own fundraising target and we'll work with you to help you smash it.
Fundraising for Alzheimer's Society
We know that fundraising can be just as challenging as the event, but our expert team will be on hand to help. Your support pack will get you started, and we’ll be in regular contact with support, advice and ideas.
Kick-start your fundraising by setting up a JustGiving page. You can easily share your page with your friends, family and colleagues on social media and email, plus everything happens automatically.
The money you donate is sent to us, Gift Aid collected, and your sponsors thanked. Job done!
Fundraising for your run
From posters and sponsorship forms to social media badges and advice on promoting an event, find all the resources you need to smash your fundraising in our hub.
Frequently asked questions
You can order your top when you complete our registration form or by emailing [email protected] with your size (XS to XXL) and style (vest/t-shirt).
If you have let us know your size, we will send your top to you in the post approximately a month before race day.
We’ll send out a link to our Training Zone in your welcome emails. Here you will find our training guide and plans for every ability plus loads of other advice covering areas including nutrition, injuries and tapering.
We’ll also give you contact details for our expert running coaches, so you get in touch directly with any questions.
If you’re collecting money on a JustGiving page, there’s nothing you need to do, your sponsorship comes directly to us.
If you have collected any cash, you can bank it and pay in using one of these options:
- Pay the donations directly onto your JustGiving page if you have one.
- Pay in online using our secure payment page.
- Send a cheque made payable to Alzheimer’s Society to Alzheimer’s Society, Scott Lodge, Scott Road, Plymouth, PL2 3DU. Please include our paying in form so we have your event details.
- Pay over the phone with a credit or debit card. Call our lovely customer care team on 0300 222 5808.
We ask that you please send in all donations within 6 weeks of the event.
Of course! Please let us know when you sign up by creating a team. Your team members can then join you by clicking on the ‘find’ button and typing in either the team captain’s name or your team name.
The fundraising target for charity places is still £250 per person but you're welcome to combine your targets into one team total.
This event is open to everyone aged 17 or over on race day.
Contact us about this event
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