A chance to #RunWithMo at the 2019 Vitality Westminster Mile
9 Apr 2019, 8:35 a.m.
Sir Mo Farah will join thousands of families at the 2019 Vitality Westminster Mile, the world's biggest timed mile, on Sunday 26 May.
The multiple world and Olympic champion will be there in the morning to encourage children and adults participating in the family events as they run a mile on the spectacular route that starts on The Mall and finishes in front of Buckingham Palace.
Anyone entering the family events may be lucky enough to #RunWithMo as Farah will join in the fun and run in a family event on the day.
“This is the best mile in the world,” said Farah. “It will be wonderful to see thousands of kids running or walking with their parents and friends on this amazing route and the excitement as everyone gets a medal after they finish. I’ll be bringing my family along too. See you there!”
Race entry is free for children aged 11 and under, £8 for adults (18 and over) and £6 for 12-17-year-olds (there is a £1 reduction for Westminster residents). Every finisher gets a timed result, a fantastic medal and a goody bag.
The programme for the day also includes races for adults, schools, The Daily Mile, parkrunners, Special Olympics, the British Age Group Road Mile Championships for runners in the Under 13 to Under 20 age groups, wheelchair and elite races. The Olympians Mile brings together athletes who have competed for Great Britain in any sport in any Olympic Games (summer or winter).
Alongside the mile events, the all-day Vitality Wellness Festival takes place in Green Park and is packed with free family-friendly activities including coaching sessions in a range of sports including cricket, netball and boxing, the giant Tumblelator, taster classes in lots of different activities from boxing to yoga, with loads of spot prizes on offer. There are plenty of places to picnic and a range of food on sale.