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Experience the electric atmosphere as you run through Hackney

  • 19 May 2024
  • Hackney Marshes Centre, Homerton Rd, London E9 5PF
  • £25 registration fee
  • £150 sponsorship commitment

Please note our 2024 Hackney Half Marathon team is full. Alternatively, check out the Richmond RUN-FEST, which is set around the beautiful Kew Gardens.

Discover London's East End as you take on Hackney Half Marathon! Part of Hackney Moves, the UK's largest outdoor fitness festival, you'll race through the fast and flat city streets on the 13.1 mile course.

Cruise down Mare Street through a carnival of sound, pass by the famous Town Hall, head through the historic Broadway Market, and then take in Hackney Wick, which is flush with vibrant street art.

Ready for your next challenge? Join Team Cats now and make a real difference to the cats and kittens that need our help.

How much do I have to raise?

For this half marathon there is a registration fee of £25 and we ask for a minimum sponsorship commitment of £150. This amount could provide a full health check for a cat including blood tests, neutering, microchipping and vaccinations.

How we will support you with your challenge

We'll be with you every step of the way from sign up to the finish line! When you join Team Cats, you’ll get a first-class experience including:

  • Dedicated support from our Events team, who will answer any questions and share their personal experiences of challenge events
  • A brilliant fundraising pack containing resources, information, tips and ideas, and sponsorship forms
  • Free branded vest to wear with pride at during training and on race day
  • Practical fundraising support
  • Access to our community of Cat Champions, where you’ll connect with other cat lovers, exchange ideas, tips, and advice
  • Motivation from a support crew of fellow cat lovers who believe in you and stand beside you as you hit your goals
  • Stories about the cats you’re helping

How we're helping cats near you


Teams at our 34 adoption centres and around 210 branches work tirelessly to help abandoned, unwanted and neglected cats but they couldn't do it without your support.


You're able to nominate any local Cats Protection branch or centre to receive 100% of the money you raise from your challenge, helping the cats in your chosen area.



I've got a query - how can I get in touch?

If you have questions, please call our Events team on 01825 741 960 or email

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