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adidas City Runs - 1 Hour

1 race scheduled · 6000 participants · Sun 5th Apr 2020 · London
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About this event

Speed around London in the city's most innovative running event. Great for runners of all stripes, the challenge is to run as far as you can within one hour on closed, traffic-free roads within the city. Come for the scenic course or for the epic race atmosphere.

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LONDON’S PREMIER CLOSED ROAD RUNNING SERIES Following an epic 2019, we’re pumped to be returning to the streets of the Capital in 2020. We’re currently putting the final touches to our new and improved 2020 calendar (coming soon), but we’re delighted to say that 1 Hour entries are now open. Grab your entry now and get ready to race past some of London's most iconic landmarks at the Capital’s most innovative running event next April 5.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Apr 04 2020

What's included:

  • Free event tech t-shirt (worth £25)
  • Official event photos and free album
  • Premium finisher's medal
  • Course marshalled
  • Distance marked
  • Great event facilities
  • Chip timed
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FAQ
What is the minimum entrance age?
All participants must be aged 16+ on the day of the race. If you are aged 15, 16, or 17 when entering then you must complete the Parent Consent Form, which can be found here: https://www.adidascityruns.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Parental-Consent-Form.pdf The Community Mile Wave is open to every aged 4+ and above. Those under the age of 16, however, must be accompanied by a guardian.… read more
FAQ
What is the community mile?
The community mile is open to everyone aged 4+, and allows runners of all ages/abilities to complete one loop of this epic, traffic-free course.… read more
FAQ
Do Under-21's run for free?
In an effort to inspire the younger generations into a healthier, more active lifestyle, all U-21's are being given free-entry into adidas City Run events, in 2020. Please email: [email protected] to find out how you can enter.… read more
Route description
Route description

**The challenge? To run as far as you can in one hour on our epic closed road route past some of London’s most famous and historic landmarks.

**Kick-starting from Paternoster Square, with St Paul's Cathedral looming in the background, this course takes you on an adventure through one of London's most iconic distances.

Key landmarks include: Mansion House, the Royal Exchange and Guildhall. Once the hooter goes and the hour is finished, all athletes will make their way back to the start/finish area to collect their well earned medal.

The course will be clearly marshalled and distance marked throughout, with on-course toilets and aid stations.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

07:30: Event Village Opens

08:00: Bag Drop Opens

09:00: First Wave Starts

10:15: Second Wave Starts

11:30: Third Wave Starts

14:00: Community Mile (time subject to change)

16:00: Event Hub and Bag Drop Closes

Please arrive at least 40 minutes before your race start time. If you need to collect or swap your race pack, then please arrive between 45 - 60 minutes before.

Run as far as you can in one hour on our epic closed road route past some of London’s most famous and historic landmarks.

Spectators

The Event Village is open from 0730 - 1500 and supporters are firmly encouraged to come along to take advantage of these great facilities.

Volunteers

Adidas City Runs are on the hunt for great volunteers to help out at the Event Village and on the course.

In return, runners will receive:

- Free entry in another of adidas City Runs races
- Breakfast/refreshments throughout the day
- Free adidas event tech t-shirt (RRP £25)
- A medal to access all the great offers post-shift

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, then simply get in touch with: [email protected]

How to get there

76 St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8BX, UK

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Address: Paternoster Square, Paternoster Row, London EC4M 7DX

It is recommended that all participants arrive and depart via public transport network hubs and services situated around the area. Please download the free Citymapper app from the app store which will calculate your best possible route to the Event Village.

TUBE:

STATION  —  LINES SERVED  —  WALKING TIME TO START LINE
St Paul’s   —  Central Line   —  2 minutes
Mansion House  —   District and Circle Lines   —  5 minutes
Blackfriars  —   District and Circle Lines  —   5 minutes
Bank Central,   —  Northern and Waterloo & City Lines DLR   —  7 minutes

TRAIN:

The local transport hubs include the following Overground stations.

STATION   —  WALKING TIME TO START LINE
City Thameslink  —   3 minutes
Blackfriars   —  5 minutes
Liverpool Street —   15 minutes

BUS:

The event is very accessible by bus with a large number of buses serving the local area. However, some bus stops and routes will be closed or diverted due to the road closures in place for the event. Visit TfL website close to the event date to see if your public transport journey by bus is affected.

Buses stopping nearby: 4, 8, 11, 15, 17, 23, 25, 26, 56, 76, 100, 172, 242, 521.

RIVER BUS:

MBNA Thames Clippers offer a fast and frequent service with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes, other routes vary so please check routes and timetables before you travel.

STATION   —  WALKING TIME TO START LINE
Blackfriars Pier  —   9 minutes
Bankside Pier  —   10 minutes

BIKE:

Free bicycle parking is provided in designated places on streets throughout the City.

TAXI:

There is no event parking or drop off zone, so those arriving by taxi must find a suitable and safe place to stop nearby which is off route & doesn’t hold up other traffic.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
What is the minimum entrance age?
All participants must be aged 16+ on the day of the race. If you are aged 15, 16, or 17 when entering then you must complete the Parent Consent Form, which can be found here: https://www.adidascityruns.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Parental-Consent-Form.pdf The Community Mile Wave is open to every aged 4+ and above. Those under the age of 16, however, must be accompanied by a guardian.
FAQ
What is the community mile?
The community mile is open to everyone aged 4+, and allows runners of all ages/abilities to complete one loop of this epic, traffic-free course.
FAQ
Do Under-21's run for free?
In an effort to inspire the younger generations into a healthier, more active lifestyle, all U-21's are being given free-entry into adidas City Run events, in 2020. Please email: [email protected] to find out how you can enter.
FAQ
What is the minimum entrance age?
All participants must be aged 16+ on the day of the race. If you are aged 15, 16, or 17 when entering then you must complete the Parent Consent Form, which can be found here: https://www.adidascityruns.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Parental-Consent-Form.pdfThe Community Mile Wave is open to every aged 4+ and above. Those under the age of 16, however, must be accompanied by a guardian.
FAQ
What is the community mile?
The community mile is open to everyone aged 4+, and allows runners of all ages/abilities to complete one loop of this epic, traffic-free course.
FAQ
Do Under-21's run for free?
In an effort to inspire the younger generations into a healthier, more active lifestyle, all U-21's are being given free-entry into adidas City Run events, in 2020. Please email: [email protected] to find out how you can enter.
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