Fancy A Beer And A Run On Wimbledon Common?

The charitable Craft Half event will combine some people's passions

A running event combining craft beer with a half marathon will be taking place on Wimbledon Common on February 4.

The Street Child charity’s first-ever UK running event – The Craft Half – is a trail half marathon through the Common with half pints of craft beer at fuelling stations every two miles en route.

The start/finish will be in the Richardson Evans Memorial Fields. The Craft Half will be two laps of the route (right) whilst the 10K option will comprise of one lap.

Organisers are also looking for volunteers to help with the event - from cheering runners, to registering participants, to handing out beers, there’s lots to do.

Volunteers need to be at Wimbledon Common for the event from 9.30am to 2.30pm. It’s a chance to join the charity in changing lives across the world, as well as having a fun day out they chuck in a beer too!  

If you are interested in volunteering, get in touch with

Event details:

Start time: 11am on February 4.

Location: Richardson Evans Memorial Fields, Wimbledon Common, London, SW15 3DU

Distance: 13.1 miles or 10km

Surface: Trail

Facilities: Water stations, toilets, bag drop, post-race food and drink. No parking, please use public transport!

Standard Race Entry: £25

Minimum Fundraising Target: £150.

Race entry includes six half pints en route and medal. Minimum entry age is 18. An official Race T-Shirt will be awarded to everyone who reaches the £150 fundraising target.

Craft HalfAfter the event there will be a 'Half-ter' Party in the event village with live music, street food and more craft ale.

For more details see:

  • Street Child believes every child deserves an education. They work in some of the hardest to reach places in West Africa and Nepal to ensure that every child has the chance to go to school.  

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January 19, 2018


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Street Child Craft Half marathon route

The route of The Craft Half