Race for Nature

Participants run in the race for nature dressed up as dinosaurs and other animals

Event information

Event date: 8 August, 08.30 - 11.30
Deadline to sign up: 31 July at 12.00

Ticket prices:

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

Take part in a 5k or a 10k run in a special local habitat: beautiful Hyde Park. Race for Nature and raise money for a future where both people and the planet can thrive.

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. The 10k run is for those aged 17 and over, the 5k run is for those aged 11 and over.

Dressing up as something inspired by the natural world is all part of the fun. As a runner, you will receive emails filled with fundraising tips, training advice and costume ideas in the lead up to the event.

Fundraising is strongly encouraged and the highest fundraisers will receive special Museum prizes. There will also be special prizes and thank you packs to the quickest runners and for the best fancy dress!   

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

Discount Member tickets

Members can purchase discount tickets for this event. Please bring your membership card with you to the event. 

Become a Member today and start enjoying exclusive benefits including free entry to exhibitions, priority museum entry, and discounted tickets to events like this one. It's easy to join online.


Event dates
8 August 2020 08.30-11.30

Race pack

Download the Race for Nature race pack for training advice and handy fundraising tips.

Support the Museum's work

There are plenty of ways you can show your support for the Museum, from athletic events to gift memberships. 

Important information

Race numbers will be collected on the day of the race at registration.

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.

The 10k run is for those aged 17 and over, the 5k run is for those aged 11 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.

We would really appreciate it if you could fundraise for the Museum.  

All participants receive a medal after the event.

There will be prizes for the the fasters runners, the biggest fundraiser and for the best fancy dress.

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.

The Natural History Museum will use your personal data in accordance with data protection legislation. We will hold your contact information for up to three months after the event and will not use it except for the purposes of safeguarding and administering Race for Nature (including sending information relating to the event by email) and verifying the parental consents.

Please note that there will be photography taking place throughout the event for the benefit of the Natural History Museum. The Museum may use these images for future event promotion on social and print media and for website activities. If you do not wish for your pictures to be used for event promotion purposes please indicate this on the pre-event survey. If you have any concerns about this, please let a member of staff know at the event, or contact us at racefornature@nhm.ac.uk.

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.