The Hackney Half makes triumphant return


Thousands of runners took to the vibrant streets of Hackney, along the 31.1 mile route with cheering supporters and carnival sounds.

The Half formed the headline event of Hackney Moves – the UK’s Largest Outdoor Fitness Festival to celebrate the spirit of culture, community, and movement on a buzzing Hackney Marshes!

Free accessible fitness experiences throughout the weekend included… HIIT, Dance, Boxing & Yoga classes with Nike’s fittest trainers o High-energy drum n bass boxing sessions by Fight Klub o Raving with the original wellness dance organisers Morning Gloryville o Dedicated workouts curated especially for women courtesy of StrongHer.

James Robinson, Managing Director of LimeLight Sports Group, said:
“Hackney Moves is all about bringing the community together to celebrate movement. Its successful return saw a record number of runners take on the Hackney Half and Hackney 5K while thousands more took part in live fitness classes across the 3 days.”