Race for Nature


Join Race for Nature

Take part in a 10k run around Hyde Park to support the Museum's vital work. 20 October.

Always wanted to dash like a dinosaur or gallop like a gazelle?

Take part in a 10k run in a special habitat: beautiful Hyde Park. Race for Nature and raise money for the Museum's vital work in tackling our world's biggest environmental challenges.

Runners of all abilities are welcome to join, whether you're as slow as a snail or can give a cheetah a run for its money. All our racers will receive a special Natural History Museum medal.

Dressing up as something inspired by the natural world is all part of the fun. You will receive lots of fundraising tips, training advice and costume ideas.

Don't be a lone wolf - join our pack!

Important information

Bookings are required. No refunds will be given.

The event will begin promptly. We cannot allow you to join the event after it has commenced and no refunds will be given to latecomers.

This event is for those aged 17 and over. Participants under the age of 18 require parental consent prior to attending the event. Parental consent must be given on the pre-event questionnaire prior to the race.

Please read the FAQs before booking to ensure you get the most out of the event.

It is your responsibility to determine, through obtaining appropriate medical advice, that you are fit and well to take part in the event. Before commencing any exercise regime, you should consult your doctor.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and healthy to participate in this event. If in doubt you should consult a GP before purchasing a ticket to the event. You also acknowledge and agree that the Natural History Museum will not be liable for any illness or injury resulting from your participation in this event. The Natural History Museum has the right to withdraw you from participating.

You commit to raising the minimum sponsorship of £50 per entrant (excluding Gift Aid). All of your fundraising will be paid only to The Natural History Museum. You will forward all monies raised either by cash, cheque, or via www.virginmoneygiving.com  and www.justgiving.com  by Friday 2 November 2018.

All participants receive a medal after the event. Those who raise £50 in pledges will receive an additional 20% off in the Museum’s shop (on-site only), 20% off in the T-Rex Grill and 20% off any temporary exhibition ticket (one ticket per race entrant only). Discount vouchers may only be used once before 19 October 2019. You will receive your voucher within 5-10 working days after the event via email.

The top 10 fastest male and female runners will receive 2 complimentary tickets to a temporary exhibition of their choice. All temporary exhibition tickets must be used up by 19 October 2019.

A free ticket for a carer accompanying a guest with a disability can be requested on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30, subject to availability. 

Please note that photography and filming may take place during this event and these images may be used for Museum marketing purposes. If you have any concerns about being photographed, please speak to a member of staff at the event.

If you have any requirements relating to access to this event please email us to discuss how we can facilitate your visit, or call on +44 (0)20 7942 5000. 

Event dates
20 October 2018 08.30-11.00



Discount Member tickets

Members can purchase discount tickets for this event. Please bring your membership card with you to the event. Not a Member? Join today.