Half marathon and marathon


 "I am very proud to have completed one of my lifetime ambitions, but also amazed to have raised over £840 in sponsorship for a deserving charity."


North London Half Marathon – please note the event date is currently subject to change 


The Big Half, 4 March 2018 

  • Start: Tower Bridge 
  • Fundraising target: £350
  • www.thebighalf.co.uk
  • Love to run the London Marathon course but not quite ready for the full distance?  Then why not join us for the inaugural running of The Big Half?  This brand new half marathon starts near the iconic Tower Bridge and follows much of the full Marathon course in reverse, finishing at Cutty Sark.
  • Minimum age: 17+
  • Register for a Society place
  • Got your own place


Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon, 18 March 2018

  • Start: Front courtyard, Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, London 
  • Fundraising target: £300
  • Website: www.palacehalf.com
  • The only half marathon to be held inside the grounds of this historic royal palace; once the home of Henry VIII. The Hampton Court Half boasts a picturesque, flat course, which makes it ideal for achieving a PB. 
  • Age: 17 years
  • Register for a Society place
  • Got your own place


Manchester Marathon, 8 April 2018


London Marathon, 22 April 2018 Marathon runner

Our charity place:

  • Guide fundraising target: £2,000
  • We have one fundraising place available in this hugely popular race through the streets of London. To apply for the place, please email kathy.k@macularsociety.org for an application form. Completed entries must be returned by 9am on Monday, 27 November.  

Successful in the public ballot?

  • If you were lucky enough to secure your own place, why not join Team Macular and raise much-needed funds for us through your challenge? Click on the link below to sign-up. 
  • Got your own place


Milton Keynes Half Marathon and Marathon, 7 May 2018

  • Start: StadiumMK, Milton Keynes
  • Fundraising target: £250 (half) and £300 (marathon)
  • Website: http://mkmarathon.com
  • Both the half and full marathon offer scenic routes with tree lined boulevards, lakes, parks and woodland, finishing inside the MK Dons football stadium after a victory lap of the pitch!
  • Age: 17 years (half marathon) or 18 years (marathon)
  • Register for a Society place
  • Got your own place


Edinburgh Marathon Festival Half Marathon and Full Marathon, 27 May 2018


Great North Run, 9 September 2018


Bournemouth Marathon Festival Half Marathon and Full Marathon, 7 October 2018