Battersea Park 5k & 10k - January
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Run through London's historic Battersea Park on the south-bank of the River Thames. Perfect for runners of any ability, the course loops around this popular London green-space before finishing at the Bandstand. Come to fulfil your New Year's resolution or for the spectacular environment.
10km and 5km
Sun, 5 Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 4NJ, UK
Sun, 5 Jan 2020
Here's what races are available for Battersea Park 5k & 10k - January
The flat course will take you around Battersea Park's wide pathways and allow participants to indulge in the epic scenery this park has to offer. Both the start and finish line will be at the Park's iconic Bandstand.
This is a lapped course, with 5km athletes completing it twice and 10km athletes doing it four times. There will be course marshals throughout and distances will be clearly marked.
Organiser route images
- Refreshment stations
- Chip timing
- Course marshals
- Fruit and flapjacks
- Unique finisher's medal
How to get there
Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 4NJ, UKGet full directions
Address: The Bandstand, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
Train: Battersea Park Railway Station is a 10 minute walk away from the Bandstand and has frequent services from Victoria.
Bus: Bus services run frequently from Vauxhall Railway Station to Battersea Park.
Parking: There is a paid car park open to the public.
Event day logistics
09:30:** Race begins
11:30: Event ends
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the race to allow ample time for the registration process. Further race information will be sent out to those who have entered nearer the time.
There will be a secure area where you can leave your baggage. Your baggage tag will be attached to your race number, so simply tear it off and attach to your bag.
Batter Park has two sets of toilets, they're a little walk from the Start/Finish so please take this into account when planning your arrival time.
Refreshments and Aid Stations:
There will be water provided at the 5K point of the race and at the finish. You will also receive a flapjack and banana upon finishing.
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.
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Spectators are strongly encourage to come along and help create a great atmosphere. The lapped nature of the route allows supporters to catch a glimpse of the runners of numerous occasions.
Is there a place to store baggage?
Secure baggage storage facilities will be available at the event. RunThrough recommends participants to limit the amount of baggage they bring in the interest of space.
Are there toilet facilities?
The Park has two toilet areas, however they are a short walk from the Bandstand area. Therefore, if you pass the toilet facilities on your way in then it is recommended to use them before the race starts.
Can I access my official time?
Race results will be published on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.
Where can I see event photographs?
Photographs will be uploaded to the RunThrough Facebook page after the event.
Perfect for a pb
Good for beginners
This was a pleasant 10K. Battersea Park is flat as a pancake, and running along wide paths/roads makes it easy to go for a PB. The organisers delayed the 10K start time slightly to allow the 5K runners to start-- this should have been built into the advertised start time instead-- but otherwise the event was organised well. I especially appreciate that it didn't feel suffocatingly crowded at the start! Note that faster 10K runners will have a lot of 5K runners to pass, but the wide paths make this pretty easy.
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