Kew Gardens 10K @ Richmond Runfest

Run the Kew Gardens 10K @ Richmond Runfest.

Part of Richmond Runfest, the Kew Gardens 10K is a unique run that takes in one of the UK's most iconic gardens. Located next to the Thames in West London, Kew Gardens has been at the forefront of horticulture and plant research for decades. This scenic flat run is always a sell-out and your entry fee gives free access to your supporters into the gardens, which makes this event a fabulous day out. Oh and there is also a free drink at the end! 

The Kew Gardens 10k run takes you past the famous Palm House and the Temperate House, which are some of the most impressive glass structures ever built. As the course is flat and takes place on roads and paths within the garden's boundaries, it is ideal for new and seasoned runners alike. Those new to 10k races can enjoy the scenery and the challenge of their first 10K race, while experienced runners can aim to beat their PBs.  

The Richmond Runfest has several running events held in and around the Richmond area, including the Richmond Marathon and the Richmond Half Marathon. If you are looking for a family event, then perhaps sign up for the Kids Sat Mile. Whether you take part in the Kew Gardens 10k run or another 10k charity run in London, you can run to raise funds for Alder Hey Children’s Charity. Find out how you can run for charity here

If the Kew Gardens 10K @ Richmond Runfest is your challenge for Alder Hey, here's the four key steps you should take now:

  1. Email us or call us on 0151 252 5716 with your name, address and details of your 10k running event.
  2. Help friends, family and colleagues support you easily by sponsoring you online. Set up a free online donation page with JustgivingVirgin Money Giving or My Donate - they all automatically transfer the money you've raised to us after your charity running event.
  3. Check out our downloads page for a fundraising pack and an offline sponsorship form. 
  4. Spread the word and start preparing! Use your social networks and community organisations to let people know what you're doing - you can share your online donation page really easily on Facebook and Twitter.
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