London’s flattest and most scenic marathon, the Richmond RUNFEST has today opened for entries. 15th September 2019 will see thousands of runners lace up for Richmond’s hugely popular 26.2 miler.

With London Marathon ballot results released this week, thousands of hopefuls will nervously await the postman’s delivery – will it be a ‘Sorry’ or a ‘You’re in!’ to land on your doorstep? Richmond RUNFEST is here for you – the ideal replacement for those narrowly missing out on the April race, or it’s the perfect Autumn follow up.

2018 winner Nick Earl, City of Norwich Athletics Club was blown away by September’s event: “The atmosphere was amazing and I have to say the volunteers made it. RUNFEST really is a treat of a race!”

Tom Bedford, Race Director says: “This is a huge week in the running calendar and we are so excited to open our 2019 marathon entries. We’re a Good For Age qualifier for the London Marathon so snap up your race spot with us today and enjoy the capital’s flattest, most beautiful marathon taking in Kew Gardens, Ham House and Hampton Court Palace.

“The 2019 race is set to be bigger and better than ever before. 2018 saw perfect weather conditions, speedy race times, record entries, happy runners and more charity fundraisers than ever before! We can’t wait to see you all at the start line on 15th September 2019.”

The 2019 Richmond RUNFEST marathon will take place 15th September 2019 and is now open for entries. Fill that 2019 race diary with London’s most exclusive 26.2 – the first 100 entries will receive a £5 off early bird promotion.

Entry priced from £43.50 and every runner will receive an incredible goodybag, the best race bling and sports performance race tee! For more information visit