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Royal Parks Half Marathon

Support engineers by participating in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2023


8th Oct 2023





Make every mile matter for the engineering community

Embrace the challenge and join us for the Royal Parks Half Marathon. By lacing up your running shoes, you're taking a stand and helping to make a vital difference in the lives of engineers in need. Our charity is committed to providing much-needed mental health support, crucial financial aid, and caring assistance to our engineering community.

Running for us means you're not just striving for a personal goal, but also sprinting towards a collective goal - creating a supportive and caring environment for engineers. Your every step will echo our commitment to helping engineers and their families to get back on their feet.

So whether you're a seasoned marathon runner, or just starting out on your running journey, your strides will provide the essential support our engineering community needs. The sense of achievement you'll feel crossing the finish line is matched only by the knowledge that you've contributed to a cause that truly makes a difference. Let's run together towards a better future for all in the engineering community

Why you should support Foothold

We support engineers

We offer varied and tailored support to help engineers and their families overcome some of life's most difficult challenges.

We make a difference

Our support is funded by our community. And it makes a real difference to engineers around the world. See how we made an impact in 2021-22.

We're here for you

Whatever your circumstances, we're here for you and your family. Hear from people like you who've benefited from our support.

The Challenge

Join #TeamFoothold and take on the most spectacular half marathon in central London!

Race through four of London’s most scenic urban parks (Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James's Park and Kensington Gardens) and get up-close to some of the city’s world-famous landmarks, whilst raising vital funds for engineers in need.

If you want to discuss the event with us in more detail before you register, please get in touch by sending an email to [email protected]. We're here to support your fundraising efforts in any way we can.

For over 130 years, we have helped engineers and their families to live well and thrive – financially, physically and emotionally. Your support will help ensure we continue to be there when they need us most.


Join our mailing list to get the latest updates and news about our impact in the engineering community. We'll also send you useful advice, information and resources to help you manage your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing.

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