Best Race Series - Battersea Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon

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Booked 6 times in the last week
£20 - £22
Booked 6 times in the last week
The launch of the Best Race Series in Best Athletics' homeground of Battersea Park brings you a 5k, 10k & half marathon race! With a totally flat and fast course, it’s a hot spot to achieve your personal bests! Bring your best support squad as it will be an exciting one to watch runners fly around the park. Bringing the Best Vibes Only!
Half Marathon, 5k and 10k
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Sat, 10 Aug 2024
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ, UK
Start times
Saturday, 10 Aug 2024
Half Marathon: 8:00 am5k: 8:30 am10k: 9:15 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Best Race Series - Battersea Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon
2 Loops
£20 - £22
4 Loops
£20 - £22
Half Marathon
£20 - £22
Route information
These 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon UKA-approved routes are set in Battersea Park which is a totally flat and fast course making it a hot spot for personal bests! The race will start and finish at the bandstand and take you for loops around the Boating Lake - the course is easy to follow, with kilometre signs along the course, and will be an exciting race to watch those runners fly around the park!
  • 5k - 2 loops
  • 10k - 4 loops
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What's included
  • Finisher goodies
  • Pair of free Versus socks
  • Timing results
  • Professional photographer
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Post race Lucky Saints
  • Science in Sport fuel
How to get there
Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ, UK
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There is a paid car park open to the public at Battersea Park, however, participants are encouraged to avoid travelling by car if possible due to the limited number of spaces.
By Train
Battersea Park Railway Station is a 10-minute walk away from the Bandstand and has frequent services from Victoria.
By Bus
Bus services run frequently from Vauxhall Railway Station to Battersea Park.
Event day logistics
08:00 Half marathon starts
08:30 5k Wave 1 (sub 18 minute runners) starts
09:00 5k Wave 2 (18 minute+ runners) starts
09:30 10k starts
*More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.
The event HQ 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.
Race Packs
Race packs are to be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race. You will not receive anything in the post.
Age Requirements
Runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over and runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over. You must be 17 or older for the half marathon.
Bag Drop
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 2.5k point of the race and at the finish where Science in Sport post-race fuel and Lucky Saints Beers 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 in-piece headphones during the race so you stay alert to what is going on around you and hear the encouragement from marshals and spectators. However, you can use bone conduction headphones - there will be Shokz bone conduction headphones available to try!
Race Results
Your race timings will be published on the RunBritain results page after the race. A link will be sent via email.
Spectator Info
Spectators are more than welcome to come along and support runners from the event HQ.
Where will registration be based for the Best Race Series - Battersea Park 5k & 10k?
Registration will be located at the Bandstand, where you will be able to collect your race pack on the day of the event prior to your race.
How many laps do I have to run for the Best Race Series - Battersea Park 5k & 10k?
5k runners will complete 2 laps of the course, whilst 10k runners will complete 4 laps.
How old do I have to be to enter the Best Race Series - Battersea Park 5k & 10k?
Runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over and runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over.
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