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Join Team Squirrel and conker London’s most popular challenge events. To secure your place simply pay your registration fee and pledge to raise funds to support The Royal Parks.

Our eight Royal Parks are one of Britain’s greatest national treasures, covering 5,000 acres of green space to more than 77 million visitors a year - from local Londoners to visitors from around the world. Your fundraising will help preserve the Royal Parks’ fascinating and culturally important heritage, and aid in the protection of its vulnerable wildlife. They provide essential green space for people to use, improving physical and mental wellbeing and discovering the natural world. Help us keep the Royal Parks beautiful and bursting with life for all to enjoy, for today and future generations!

What you will get from us

We like to look after our super-squirrels, giving you the VIP treatment you deserve! You’ll be provided with…

  • A guaranteed race place
  • A welcome pack with support and advice from experienced fundraisers to help you hit your fundraising target, along with tips on training for your challenge
  • A top quality sustainable bamboo running vest or cycle jersey
  • Dedicated contact with Murielle, our Team Squirrel Captain, to keep you motivated and get you ready for race day

If you have any questions about Team Squirrel please get in touch with us on 0300 061 2285 or

Registrations are now closed. Places for the 2019 half marathon will be available from 15th October 2018.

Run the Royal Parks Half with Team Squirrel

Join Team Squirrel and support the Royal Parks at the 2019 Royal Parks Half Marathon.

Take on the London Duathlon

Join Team Squirrel and support the Royal Parks at the 2018 London Duathlon.

Take on Swim Serpentine

Join Team Squirrel and support the Royal Parks at the 2019 Swim Serpentine on Saturday 22 September.

Run the Virgin Money London Marathon

Register your interest to run the 2019 London Marathon for the Royal Parks

Got your own place?

If you already have your own place for the Royal Parks Half you can still be part of Team Squirrel!

Our mascot Chester

Super squirrel Christian takes on the challenge of completing the Royal Parks Half Marathon as our mascot Chester.

Fundraising tips

Fundraising can be as fun and rewarding as conkering your physical challenge. Use our fundraising tips and watch those pennies come rolling in.

How to pay in your sponsorship money

You’ve done the hard work and squirreled away those pounds - here’s how you can safely send your money in to us.


Whatever level you're at, we have a training plan to help you enjoy your running experience.

Injury prevention

Follow our experts' advice on how to prevent injury in the run up to race day.

Squirrel alumni 

Each year hundreds of nutty squirrels scamper around London's Royal Parks to help raise funds to support our work.

Volunteer to cheer

Do you want to be involved in the Royal Parks Half Marathon? We're looking for volunteers for our Team Squirrel Cheer Points on race day.

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