Presenting: Hackney Festival of Fitness 2019


And that’s not all… following the huge success of 2018’s sell-out half marathon, Hackney Festival of Fitness activities will be extended to three days to create the UK’s LARGEST FESTIVAL OF FITNESS!

Here’s everything you need to know:

FRIDAY 17 MAY – wind down after the week and warm up for the weekend of sport ahead with Hackney Festival of Fitness pre-race stretch and mobility sessions hosted by Virgin Active, Sweat & Sound, The Refinery, and more. Stay fueled throughout the evening with a multitude of local food & drink trucks in the fitness festival village. Enjoy a feature length film at Fit Films open air cinema on Hackney Marshes. Bring your friends, family and picnic blanket! View the Friday fitness line up here. Tickets £15.

SATURDAY 18 MAY – Hackney Festival of Fitness will feature a full day of fitness classes and experiences for all ages and abilities. Get your Saturday Fitness Festival ticket for access to a lineup jam-packed with East London’s best workouts, all descending on Hackney Marshes. View the Saturday fitness line up here. Tickets £35.

Check out the Hackney Festival of Fitness Saturday fitness line up below!

Also taking place on Saturday 18 May: the Community 5K, register now for free!

SUNDAY 19 MAY: HACKNEY HALF – Bigger and better than ever before, the weekend’s headline event HACKNEY HALF will take place on Sunday 19 May. On race day, the Festival Village at Hackney Marshes will host a full day of fitness programming devoted to the sport of running. Expect dynamic warm up and cool downs, recovery and stretch sessions, and more. Plus, there will be a multitude of local food & drink trucks, live entertainment and post-race celebrations! Find out more about race day, and discover the HACKNEY HALF route through vibrant East London here. Standard race entries £49.

PLUS there’s a host of additional have-a-go fitness sessions happening on Hackney Marshes across the weekend that are free and open to the public.

Forgot your kit? We’ve got you covered. MARKET ON THE MARSHES is a pop-up highlighting the best of local Hackney markets, breweries, galleries and start-ups alongside top sport & lifestyle brands. The market is open to the public all weekend.


Tickets for Hackney Festival of Fitness and Hackney Half are on sale now! Taking place from 17-19 May on Hackney Marshes.

Get day tickets, race entries, and multi-day packages here.