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Run for Amber! The Big Half: Sunday 1st September, London. Photo shows a person getting ready for a run: kneeling down, doing the shoelaces up on their trainers.

The Big Half 2024

Sun 01 Sep 2024 - 8:00 am 4:00 pm


Take part in The Big Half 2024 and you can help us make a difference to blind and partially sighted children through music.

About the event

The Big Half is a fun, inclusive half marathon, perfect for anyone looking to run their first half marathon in 2024. The 13.1 mile course weaves through London from Tower Bridge to the iconic Cutty Sark in Greenwich.

The aim of The Big Half is to inspire runners of all backgrounds and experiences to enjoy the mental and physical benefits of running.

Run for Amber

If you’d like to take on this amazing challenge and raise funds to help blind and vision impaired children, then please get in touch now. We have some spaces for this year’s event, and we’d love to support our runners!

Register with us for the Big Half this year, and you’ll get:

  • Access to training programmes to help you train and prepare for the run
  • Our fundraising guide packed full of ideas to help you get started
  • Exclusive Amber Trust t-shirt

Date of event: Sunday 1 September 2024

Registration fee: £20

Fundraising commitment: £300 or more (not including Gift Aid)

Support runners

If you are vision impaired and need the assistance of a guide, or your disability and/or medical condition means you need a support runner, you can apply for a free place for them. Please get in touch with us to discuss your needs.

More information

We have limited places available; to find out more or to register your interest, please get in touch with Hannah Cykowski as soon as you can.

How your money helps

Your help will make such a difference to the children that we support. Together, we can change lives through music.