Virgin Sport Hackney Festival of Fitness: Four Days To Go

Virgin Sport Hackney Festival of Fitness: Four Days To Go

The inaugural Virgin Sport event takes place on the 30th April on Hackney Marshes, in partnership with Hackney Council. With less than four days to go until the Hackney Half, the unique 5.5k and Virgin Sport’s soon to be famous Go Fit Yourself stage and Festival Village, it’s time to get stretching.

The Hackney Half Marathon – The jewel in the Virgin Sport Hackney Festival of Fitness’ crown, the 13.1 mile headliner sees runners race through roaring crowds and take in the Hackney Downs, Hackney Empire, Broadway Market, Victoria Park, and the London Stadium. For fans (“Spectathletes”) check out the runners’ race brochure for Fan Hub locations and Walking Route challenge.

5.5km Run – A fun, unique distance, where everyone gets a PB! Runners are rewarded for that extra 10% effort with 3 buzzing entertainment points, water & energy stations, finisher’s t-shirt and medal.

Go Fit Yourself Stage – A chance to come and train together with London’s most sought after instructors for FREE! With classes from the likes of; Faisal Abdalla, Shona Vertue, Bradley Simmonds, Kim Ngo, Troy Dureh, and Fat Buddha Yoga taking place throughout the day, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Check out the line-up at

If you’re keen to come down entry to the festival is completely free and there are tickets available for the 5.5k and the exclusive Fit Front Row for the best seat in the house at the stretch session.  To find out more about Virgin Sport, buy tickets and to register for upcoming events, visit