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Runthrough Lee Valley VeloPark – October

Sat 26th Oct 2019
Velodrome, E20 3AB Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB, UK
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  • Finisher’s medal
  • 400 participants

From the organizer

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The Lee Valley VeloParks one mile floodlit road circuit is the perfect course to test yourself over a new distance or check your pacing with each mile split chip timed for you to view after the race. As one of the London 2012 Olympic venues you cant help but feel inspired to give it your all on this course as we are there to cheer you all the way round to the finish!

The Lee Valley VeloPark series returns, offering you a chance to run a Half Marathon, 10 Mile, 10k, 5k or Mile on this unique one mile Moto GP styled circuit. We also have a free kids mile for you to bring any young ones along with you and make a day of it.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    9:00am Sat 26th Oct 2019
    £22
    Tickets available
  2. 10 Mile

    Run 10mi
    9:15am Sat 26th Oct 2019
    £20
    Tickets available
  3. 10K

    Run 10km
    10:15am Sat 26th Oct 2019
    £18
    Tickets available
  4. 5k

    Run 5km
    9:45am Sat 26th Oct 2019
    £16
    Tickets available
  5. 1 Mile

    Run 1mi
    10:00am Sat 26th Oct 2019
    £10
    Tickets available
  6. Kids Mile

    Run 1mi
    10:00am Sat 26th Oct 2019
    Free
    Tickets available
What’s Included
  • Refreshment Stations
  • Chip times results
  • Free Official Event Photographs
  • Fruit and Flapjack
  • Unique Themed Finishers Medals
Course Details

The course is a closed off 1 mile loop. 3 laps for 5k, 6 for the 10k, 10 for the 10 mile and 13 for the half marathon.

Raceday Logistics

Race start times:

Half Marathon - 9.00am
(There is a strict 3 hour cut off for the Half Marathon distance)
10 Mile start time - 9.15am
5k start time - 9.45am
Mile start time (+ Free Kids) - 10.00am
10k start time - 10.15am

Travel

We strongly recommend travelling by public transport to Lee Valley VeloPark, allowing plenty of time to get to the venue and please plan your journey ahead of your visit to check for any planned closures or engineering works.

By rail
Nearest station/tube: Stratford / Stratford International
Lee Valley VeloPark is a 20-minute walk from both stations.

By bus
Several bus routes connect to Stratford and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with the key routes being: 388, 308, 339, 97 and N205 which all stop near Lee Valley VeloPark

By taxi
If you wish to depart from Stratford or Stratford International using a taxi then Westfield Stratford City have the Stratford City Cars Taxi Lounge located outside Waitrose on the lower ground Floor (near car park A).

By car

Car parking at Lee Valley VeloPark is limited and we strongly advise travelling by public transport, however if travelling by car is essential we are situated 5 minutes from the A12 and blue badge holder spaces are available. Parking is no longer free at the VeloPark, please follow the signs to the parking machines and follow the instructions on the machine, otherwise you will receive a fine. You can also park at Westfield next to the Stratford international train station.

By bike
There are cycle routes connecting Lee Valley VeloPark to local residential areas as well as the cycle routes through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The venue is close Sustrans National Cycle Network Route 1 and Barclays Cycle Superhighway CS2.

Bike racks are available at the venue.

Bike hire / bringing your own bike

You can hire bikes at the venue if they are not included in the cost of your activity. However, if you wish to bring your own bike please bear in mind restrictions on public transport.

On foot
There are good pedestrian links to Lee Valley VeloPark from Westfield Stratford City, Hackney and Leyton.

Spectators

There are multiple fantastic points around the race track to watch the runners and cheer friends and family on.

Volunteers

We are always looking for an extra pair of hands and would love for you to come along and help us – in return we are happy to offer you a free entry into one of our races! Head over to https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/ to sign up!

FAQs

Baggage
We will have a secure area where you can leave your baggage. We recommend you bring as little baggage as possible. Your baggage tag is attached to your race number, you simply tear it off and attach to your bag. To collect, show your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.

Results
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.

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