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The UK’s largest outdoor Festival of Fitness is coming to Hackney in 2019

Angela Hui
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Angela Hui

Hackney Half marathon is coming back for another year and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Having sold out for 2018 with a whopping 30,000 runners and spectators in attendance, Virgin Sport has decided to extend the fitness fun across a three-day weekend. 

The UK’s largest outdoor Festival of Fitness, taking place from May 17-19 2019, will provide plenty of free fun fitness activities and classes for all.

The fitness weekender will be off to a flying start on the Friday at the Festival Village and Market on the Marshes. You’ll find everything from local food and drink vendors to Hackney market traders and race warm-up celebrations such as outdoor yoga, multi-sport workshops and even an open-air cinema.

On Saturday there’s a community 5K run and, finally, Sunday is the big day where thousands of runners will pound the streets as commentators cheer them on. Virgin Sport will be announcing the full fitness festival line-up in early 2019.

For more information on race entry see here.

Fancy a different kind of festival? Why not give the Festival of Brexit a go? Or, maybe not.

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