Hackney Half Marathon 2023

The Hackney Half is back for 2023 and we can’t wait!
Live entertainment and DJ’s will keep you motivated throughout.
Sign up today, join #TeamMHUK and run with London’s crew.

Celebrate London and the start of the Summer, by running the Hackney Half.

Be part of a community that love London, run the flat 13.1 mile route past Hackney Town Hall, through Broadway Market and Hackney’s many beautiful parks, green spaces and street art.

No need for earphones, let the crowds cheer you on and the DJs pump you up.  Hackney Half’s extremely talented and diverse lineup of musicians will keep you motivated and inspired on route. Receive your bespoke medal at the end and get ready for post race festivities!

Click here for Runners world half marathon training plan …

The route for 2023’s event will be released just before the event, but you can see last years here…


We can’t wait to have you on the team for one of the coolest events this Spring!

The positive impact the group has had on me is huge. I don’t feel so isolated any more. If the support had not been available I would still be facing depression and loneliness, unable to look after myself and over-thinking things.

Amita, Rethink Mental Illness support group member

Raise money and have fun!

Read what some of our fundraisers have to say.

"I enjoyed seeing my fundraising increase on a weekly basis, the events that I organised pushed me out of my comfort zone, I talked to people about Mental Health in a way that I would never have done otherwise."

Louise Greenwood,
Lloyds Banking Group

"I was totally elated when I crossed the line and so glad I’d given it a go!"

Helen Taylor

"Mental Health UK was a friendly partner to have. I received lots of motivational encouragement via email which maybe doesn’t sound like much but knowing people are rooting for you really helps"

Richard Gray

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If you have questions about any of our events or fundraising please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our friendly events team are happy to help!

What will my money go towards?

The money you raise makes a real impact on people’s lives. here are some of the things we spend event fundraising on.

Support groups

Our support groups can be a lifeline for those experiencing mental health problems.


Providing practical advice to help people better understand and manage their mental health.


Creating easy-to-understand educational resources about mental health.