The Vitality Big Half


Sunday, 1 March 2020



Take in the sights of London and run half the famous London Marathon course in reverse.

Join our team of Champions on the closed roads of London, passing the iconic Tower Bridge and Cutty Sark, and celebrate the very best the capital has to offer in this exciting half-marathon. 

More event details

Take part

When: Sunday, 1 March 2020

Where: London

Sign up for a BHF Charity Place

BHF Charity places for The Vitality Big Half 2020 are now open! You'll need to pay a £10 entry fee and commit to raising £250 in sponsorship (excluding Gift Aid).


Already have a place?

If you already have a place and have paid your entry fee through the event organiser, you can join our team as an own place runner. There's no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can.

sign up as an own place runner 


By signing up as an Own Place runner you must have already received your place and paid your entry fee directly through the event organiser.

Support for you

By joining our team, not only will you help power our life saving research, but you'll also benefit from:

  • a red #BHFChampions' technical top
  • a fundraising pack to help take your challenge to the finish line
  • fun tools and tips to help you with your fundraising, including regular emails to keep you motivated
  • bespoke training support from our world-class coaches at Full Potential
  • a fantastic cheer squad to help you get to the finish line on race day
  • a friendly team here to support you every step of the way

Volunteer for us

Our events cannot happen without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to help out on race day, please get in touch with us and we'll send you more information about how you can get involved.

Contact us

Find out more about running for the BHF by getting in touch Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Tel: 0300 222 5719
Email: [email protected]

Please note: this event is organised by London Marathon Events.

Power research with every mile

Your fundraising powers our lifesaving research into heart and circulatory conditions, like heart diseases, stroke and vascular dementia. Sign up for The Big Half and help us continue making research discoveries and keep more families together.

Fundraising support

When you sign up, you’ll receive a welcome pack that has everything you need to know about fundraising, including lots of fun ideas and helpful tips. We recommend you break your target into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals.

Our experienced team are also full of inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising.

Online fundraising page

It’s the easiest way to get sponsored. Let everyone know why you’re taking part and update your page with photos and videos. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.


Contact us

Find out more about running for the BHF by getting in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0300 222 5719
Email: [email protected]