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Boaty McBoatrace

Fulham Running Club's annual 10-mile race, Boaty McBoatrace (aka "Boaty"), takes place in July. The race is free to enter and is open to all EA-registered runners over the age of 18.

Large group of runners and volunteers after the race

What is the course?

The race starts on Stevenage Road (near Craven Cottage), following the Thames Path to Chiswick Bridge, over the bridge, following the Thames Path to Putney Bridge, over the bridge, and then following the Thames Path back to Stevenage Road, finishing outside Craven Cottage.

Group of six Fulham Running Club members

Who can take part?

Runners need to be EA registered to take part. We typically open the entries to Fulham Running Club first before opening to other London-based clubs.

We always need a huge amount of volunteers to help make this race a success. We need volunteers for a range of roles, including marshals, marshals on bikes, timekeepers, water station hosts, and photographers. Volunteers do not need to be EA-registered, a runner, or even a member of FRC (friends and family are welcome as volunteers).

Fulham Running Club on a bike

Key facts

  • Boaty takes place on the first weekend of July at 08:30.

  • Boaty is free to enter.

  • All entrants must be over the age of 18 and EA-registered (for insurance purposes).

  • There is a strict cut-off time of 1 hour 45 minutes which is about 10-minute mile pace.

  • Registration on the day will open at 07:30 and close at 08:10. There will be a pre-race briefing at 08:20, and the race starts at 08:30.

  • Entries will not be accepted on the day, runners must register in advance.

Registration will open in April/May - keep an eye out for more closer to the time!

Key contacts

For more information on Boaty McBoatrace, our Leadership Team is made up of Sophie Denman, Lauren Feltham, Richard Morris and Chris Shaw.

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