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The RUNFEST Kids' Mile will return on 16th September, 2017 moving onto the Saturday this year.

Entries will open very soon.

On Sunday 17th September, 2017 in Old Deer Park, we are adding a family funrun. More details coming soon.

Below are our winners from the 2016 NIKE KIDS' MILE races.

You can find 2016 results by clicking here

 

Check out the 1st and 2nd place runners from each race below!!

Year 2 Boys with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10305 Harry Klein

2nd 10927 Ryder Islam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2 Girls with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10803 Annika  Thakrar

2nd 10720 Rozalyn Pereira

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3-4 Boys with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10645 Arthur Louw

2nd 11050 Harry Williams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3-4 Girls with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10782 Madeleine Sloan

2nd 10768 Ella Shaw

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5-6 Boys with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10780 Adam Sloan

2nd 10391 Hamud Abdirahim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5-6 Girls with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10646 Lydia  Louw

2nd 10969 Bella Williams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 7-8 Boys with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10399 Aidan Aherne

2nd 10979 Jack Dickson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 7-8 Girls with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10428 Grace Bowden-stone

2nd 10286 Imogen Deakin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 9-11 Boys with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10992 James Lewis

2nd 10574 Abdirahman Hamud

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 9-11 Girls with Andrew Baddeley

1st 10895 Sophie Moore

2nd 10168 Josephine Grist

 

 




OUR HISTORY

In September 2014, the Richmond Running Festival repeated NIKE Kids’ Mile for 1,000 children between the ages of 5-15 years. Every participant was awarded a top quality medal, NIKE running t-shirt as well as meeting local Olympians inspiring a new generation of athletes. The aim is to make running and being active fun!

2014 ELITE athletes who signed autographs and encouraged future champions.

Charlie Grice -  Current British 1500m Champion (Mile best 3mins 54secs). Trains at St Mary's College. NIKE athlete.

Ross Murray - London 2012 1500m Olympian. (Mile best 3mins 52secs). Trains at St Mary's College. NIKE athlete.

Charlotte Purdue - Junior European Cross Country Gold Medalist (2010). Trains in Teddington/ Bushy Park. NIKE athlete.

List of local running clubs - http://www.richmondrunningfestival.com/Junior-Clubs/

List of all sports clubs in the Richmond area - http://www.richmond.gov.uk/home/services/sports/sports_development/sports_clubs.htm

2013 SUMMARY

An amazing 700 Children participated in the inaugral Richmond Running Festival Nike Kids Mile and 500m races. The talent from all the children who competed in the races was outstanding. Parents and teachers, thank you for your support, and a huge thank you to our volunteers and to Real Runners. Our aim was to build an Olympic legacy and we are now a huge step closer to achieving this. 

With the support of Nike, every child received a Richmond Running Festival medal, a Nike Technical T-Shirt and met winner of the Richmond Running Festival and 2012 Olympian Chris Thompson. 

If you would like to volunteer and help out with the organisation of the Nike Kid's races then please get in touch via the volunteer page. Click here


ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE KIDS RACE. WE WILL BE SELLING 200 ENTRIES FROM 11.30AM ON RACEDAY FROM THE KIDS REGISTRATION TENT BUT THIS IS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. 

ENTRIES WILL BE £15 ON RACE DAY.

The Nike Kids Mile was created after 2012 with the help of NIKE UK as part of our Olympic Legacy. To celebrate our first Olympic cycle our little runners will be paced by GB Olympians and 1,000 places will be donated to selected local schools for free!

With the help of our partner NIKE, every child will be chip timed and receive the best NIKE race t-shirt and cool medal. Race starts after the adult races in Old Deer Park with live bands cheering on our stars of the future.

Race Location:

Old Deer Park (next to Pools on the Park Leisure Centre)

Twickenham Road

Richmond

TW9 2SF

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO PARKING IN POOLS ON THE PARK CENTRE.

For Parking see Richmond Car Parks here

NIKE KIds Mile & 500m Race Schedule

Start Time Distance School Year Category
14:00 Mile Year 9-11 Boys
14:05 Mile Year 9-11 Girls
14:15 Mile Year 7-8 Boys
14:20 Mile Year 7-8 Girls
14:30 Mile Year 6 Boys
14:35 Mile Year 6 Girls
14:45 Mile Year 5 Boys
14:50 Mile Year 5 Girls
15:10 Mile Year 4 Boys
15:20 Mile Year 4 Girls
15:40 Mile Year 3 Boys
15:50 Mile Year 3 Girls
16:00 500m Year 2 Boys
16:05 500m Year 2 Girls
16:20 500m Year 1 Boys
16:25 500m Year 1 Girls
16:35 500m Reception Mixed

Packet Pick Up

Registration will be open from 11:30am to collect your child's race number and timing chip. Kids registration is located at the entrance to Old Deer Park. Please arrive early to collect your entry and enjoy the live music, bar and champagne tent, kids activities and fitness expo.

T-shirt Collection

T-shirt pick up will be open from 12:00pm to collect your childs' t-shirt before the race. T-shirt pick up is located next to registration. Medals will be rewarded after the race at the finish line.

The Start 

Nike Kids start will be clearly indicated by the huge start arch. 10mins before the race children will told to organised in our holding pen where they will be warmed up by a local athlete. 

The Finish

The finish is the adult finish gantry near the music stage and children will walk round to the exit by our staff. Parents are not allowed in this area and will be handed back to parents at the end of the finishing shoot once the parent is identified. We ask parents to assist our staff by being patient during this time.

Results

Results will feature on our event website at the end of Sunday.

Good luck to our little athletes and we look forward to seeing you in September.  

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