Hampstead 4 Heart


Sunday 19 May 2019


Hampstead Heath, London

Help beat heartbreak forever at London's Hampstead Heath this May. You can walk, jog or run the 3 mile circular route through the Heath's beautiful landscape.

It's a great event for all the family - why not bring your family, friends and dogs along for a fun day out.

More event details

Take part

When: Sunday 19 May 2019

Where: Hampstead Heath, London

Hampstead 4 Heart run is a fun-filled family event organised by the BHF Westminster Branch. You can choose whether you walk or run the distance and registration is free for all participants.


It's your sponsorship that powers our life saving research that's why we're asking all participants to raise as much as they can.


Participants under 18 must complete an offline entry form and participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult on the day.


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For more information

If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0300 330 3322
Email: heretohelp@bhf.org.uk

Location and travel

Hampstead Heath, East Heath Road, London, NW3 2RR

Getting there 

By Tube or Overground

Hampstead underground station (Northern Line Zone 2) is a 10 -15 minute walk from the start.

Hampstead Heath Overground Station is around a 5 minute walk from the Heath. Turn right out of the entrance of the station and walk up South End Road to the Heath.

By bus

Route 24, 46, 168, 210, and 268 run near to the Heath.

By car

Use East heath car park, off East Heath Road.

Raise money

Your fundraising helps our researchers make more discoveries and keep more hearts beating.

To help raise as much money as possible you can create an online fundraising page via JustGiving - it's the easiest way to get sponsored. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.

Take a look at our fundraising guide for more inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising.


Get fit for your challenge

Why not improve your fitness level before taking part? Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our training zone.

Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Get more heart health tips.

Make sure you have the right kit

Wear appropriate clothes and footwear for a running event.

Take a look at our recommended kit list for more detailed info on what to wear on the day, and what to bring with you. Or go to our online shop for branded t-shirts and accessories.

Get your family and friends involved

Your family and friends could be part of the action as well. Why not ask them to take part with you, or they could come along and cheer you on.

Collect your race number

Visit the BHF tent at the start point to collect your race number and a map of the course. Please bring your registration confirmation with you. The tent is located near East Heath Road Car Park and is open from 09:00 to 14:00. 

Route and times

The Hampstead 4 Heart takes you on a 3 mile circular route through London's famous Hampstead Heath. The route includes paths and cross-country with moderate gradients. If you would like to up your challenge, you can choose to do up to 4 circuits. 
It's suitable for all ages and abilities. Bring your family, friends and colleagues along and join as a group in our group category. Alternatively, you can bring your dog along for the dogs category.
On the day times:
Registration opens   09:00 - 14:00 
Event starts 09:00
Event finishes  16:00

Please note that there are no changing rooms, lockers or storage facilities available at this event.

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