Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September
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Run by night in London's most popular parks. A great event for those breaking into running looking to pick up their first finisher's medal and seasoned distance-runners alike. The route takes you along the flat, wide pathways of the park and alongside Boating Lake which is magical by moonlight.
10k, and 5k
Wed 28th Sep 2022
London, United Kingdom
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The event experience
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 4NJ, UK
The 10k and 5k courses will be entirely within the autumnal Battersea Park, taking runners on a route around the edge of the Boating Lake. Running alongside this lake under the moonlight makes this running experience even more special.
The paths are wide and flat, giving plenty of space for the runners, making this a stress-free experience.
Course marshals will help guide runners throughout the race and distances will be clearly marked.
- 5k - 2 laps
- 10k - 4 laps
Organiser route images
- Finisher's Medal
- Chip-timed results
- Marshalled course
- Refreshment station
- Aid station
- Bag drop
- Free official event photos
How to get there
Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 4NJ, UKGet full directions
There is a paid car park open to the public.
Battersea Park Railway Station is a 10 minute walk away from the Bandstand and has frequent services from Victoria.
Bus services run frequently from Vauxhall Railway Station to Battersea Park.
Event day logistics
19:00 10k & 5k start
*More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.
The event village and registration will be located next to the Battersea Park Bandstand.
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process.
Runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over and runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over.
There will be a secure area where bags can be left, though it is recommended that you bring as little baggage as possible. Your bag tag is attached to your race number which you can tear off and attach to your bag.
There will be water stations at the 5k point of the race and at the finish where flapjacks and bananas will be waiting for finishers.
There are 2 public toilets in Battersea Park which you'll be able to use. Please note that they are about a 5 minute walk from the start area and event village.
It is not recommended that you wear headphones during the race so you stay alert to what is going on around you and hear the encouragement from marshals and spectators. There will also be pedestrians on the paths you'll be running who you'll need to be aware of.
Your race timings will be published on RunThrough results page after the race.
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This is a park run so spectators are free to wonder around the park and cheer on runners at numerous points. Since this is a lapped course, there'll be plenty of opportunity to see runners on numerous occasions.
Are there toilet facilities at the Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September?
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.
Where can I access my official time from the Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September?
Race results will be published on the RunThrough results page immediately after the race.
Where can I see event photographs from the Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September?
Photographs will be uploaded to the RunThrough Facebook page after the event.
Can I run with a buggy at Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September?
Runners are allowed to run with a buggy but it is asked that they start near the back to avoid congestion.
Are there age restrictions for Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September?
Yes, runners for the 10k must be ages 15 or over and runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over.
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