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About the event


Come and join the fun at the Vitality Westminster Mile on Saturday 21 September! Sign up now for this iconic mile event in St James’s Park for a day to remember, including an awesome Finish Line by Buckingham Palace – perfect for selfies once you’ve collected your medal!

The family-friendly Vitality Westminster Mile is completely free for under 11s, £7 for ages 11 to 17 and just £10 for adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please remember to select the same wave when entering if you want to take part together.

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Iconic route in the heart of the capital

Held in the heart of London, the Vitality Westminster Mile takes place on a spectacular course that starts on The Mall and finishes in front of Buckingham Palace. All participants will receive a bespoke medal to mark their mile achievement, as well as free access to the activities and entertainment at the Vitality Wellness Festival. 

Assembly Area

There are no toilets along the course. However, there will be toilets available to runners in the assembly area in Green Park. Please make use of these before making your way to the Start Line.


When you finish the event, you will be directed back to the assembly area in Green Park by our marshals. Please arrange a place in the assembly area to meet your friends and family in advance.

Start waves

When you enter, you will be able to choose a wave.


If you wish to run with friends or as a family, enter via the Family/Group entry and select the same start wave as one another to ensure that you start together.