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Royal Parks Half MarathonThe Royal Parks Half Marathon sees 16,000 runners passing through four of central London's best loved parks, an iconic stretch of the Thames and some of the capital's most famous landmarks. What's more, at 13.1 miles, it's a manageable run for those still daunted by the colossal feat of a full marathon. Starting and finishing in a wonderfully autumnal Hyde Park, runners pass Buckingham Palace, St James's Park and the Houses of Parliament before following the river to Blackfriars Bridge and back. The next leg takes them under both Admiralty and Wellington Arch, through Green Park, all around Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens (through avenues of beautiful autumnal trees) before passing the Royal Albert Hall and across the finish line. As much fun for spectators as the runners themselves.

 

About Hyde Park

Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, wife of George II, took almost 300 acres from Hyde Park to form Kensington Gardens. The 350 acres that remained has become one of London's best-loved parks. More about Hyde Park

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Lancaster Gate Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Paddington Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Mayfair Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Green NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £124  32% off
Bryanston Street, W1H | 10 minutes from Royal Parks Half Marathon
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Celine DionCeline DionThe critically-acclaimed, award-winning Canadian singer performs her soft-rock and pop numbers from across her career.2019-07-05T00:00:00+01002019-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
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British Summer Time Hyde ParkBritish Summer Time Hyde ParkBritish Summer Time Hyde ParkBob Dylan, Florence + The Machine and Robbie Williams play live in Hyde Park as British Summer Time returns for a seventh year in 2019 with another impressive line-up of big names in rock and pop. Playing Hyde Park on Friday 12th July, Bob Dylan and Neil Young take to the open air stage. Florence + The Machine and The National appear on Saturday 132019-07-12T00:00:00+01002019-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Festivals
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Bob Dylan, Florence + The Machine and Robbie Williams play live in Hyde Park as British Summer Time returns for a seventh year in 2019 with another impressive line-up of big names in rock and pop. Playing Hyde Park on Friday 12th July, Bob Dylan and Neil Young take to the open air stage. Florence + The Machine and The National appear on Saturday 13... More about this event
 
 
 

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