The Vitality Big Half 2021

Join #TeamTommys and celebrate the wonderful cultural diversity of the great city of London at this unique half marathon.

Date: Sunday 7 March 2021
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Location: London
Fundraising pledge: raise as much as you can

I have my own place in The Big Half 2021

Let us know if you already have your place in the Big Half 2021. Once you register we can give you full access to our fundraising materials. This requires no minimum sponsorship - just raise as much as you can!

If you don't have your own place in the event then click here to enter the Vitality Big Half.

I have my own place

About The Big Half

Created by London Marathon Events Ltd, in partnership with Sported, The Vitality Big Half is a one day festival centred around the half marathon distance, which aims to be truly global and uniquely local in celebration of the wonderful cultural diversity of the great city of London.

The half marathon starts from Tower Bridge before passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich. At Greenwich Park a celebration of London's diverse culture, food and music will take place throughout the day. 

How Tommy's will support you

Whether you run with your own place, or a Tommy's guaranteed place, you'll get first class care! 

  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
  • Dedicated contact at Tommy's, who will give you one to one support all the way
  • Huge cheers on the day from our Tommy's cheering teams
  • Top quality breathable running vest
  • Ability to chat to other Tommy's runners via facebook
  • e-newsletters
  • Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day.

Download our exciting new Fundraising Guide!

What our runners say about us

"Team Tommy's rock! It means so much to me. Not only is it a fantastic support network and I get to have amazing opportunities, but it also allows an outlet for a reason for everything we do. To help others and raise money."

Bryony Seabrook

For more information please contact Devina on [email protected] or call +44 (0) 207 398 3453

Fundraising tips for The Big Half

  • A range of social media icons

    Using social media

    Social media can help you build a real buzz around your event. These channels work best when you make them personal. Be yourself and talk to your friends and followers as you would in person.

  • A woman standing on top of a snowy mountain holding a Tommy's banner

    Publicising your fundraising event

    Get extra support for your event and help raise awareness of Tommy's' research and information programmes...easy!!!

  • pound symbols

    Sending the money in

    Find out more about how to get your valuable fundraising and donations to Tommy's.

  • Cakes and other sweet treats being sold for charity

    Fundraising ideas

    There are loads of ways that you can raise money for Tommy's research. Here are just a few to inspire you!

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    Our top fundraising tips

    How to make the most of your fundraising

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    Fundraising FAQs

    There are a few simple guidelines to take into consideration when organising events for charity. If you’re in any doubt please contact us for advice.

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