Vitality London 10,000

Enter one of the most spectacular 10k challenges starting on The Mall and finishing in front of Buckingham Palace on 25 May 2020.

If you’re looking to take on a running challenge but not yet ready for a half marathon or full marathon, the Vitality London 10,000 is the one for you. It’s one of the UK’s most popular 10k runs, and the route features some of London’s most famous sights.

The race begins on The Mall, goes through Admiralty Arch and passes Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, Mansion House, the Bank of England, the Old Bailey, Somerset House, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey before the finish line in front of Buckingham Palace.

Buy your Battersea Charity Place in 2020

We have a number of guaranteed places in the Vitality 10,000, so register today to run on behalf of Battersea.

Apply for a charity place

The registration fee for a Battersea charity place is £20 (payable on confirmation of your place) and we ask that you pledge to raise a minimum of £200.

All the money you raise by taking part in the Vitality 10,000, goes towards the running of the Home.

I already have my own place

There’s no minimum sponsorship commitment, simply raise as much as you can for our dogs and cats and we’ll support you every step of the way.

If you’d like to use your place to raise money for our animals, please complete the own place event registration form.

I have my own place

Why run for Battersea?

As a Battersea runner you will receive:

  • A bespoke running vest
  • Fundraising tips
  • Fundraising support from start to finish
  • An invitation to our 'meet and greet' event where you will receive a behind the scenes tour of the Home (if you confirm your place before 1st March)

Any questions?

Check out our FAQs page for any unanswered questions

Alternatively please contact our Events team on 020 7627 9339 or at

Take on the challenge

Take on one of the UK’s most popular 10k runs with a brilliant route past some iconic London Landmarks on 25th May 2020.

Register now