RunThrough Chase The Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - October

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Absorb the inspiring atmosphere of the London 2012 Olympic Games with this 5k & 10k run through Olympic Park. Great for runners of all stripes, the course takes you past the Games most iconic landmarks by night. Come to feel like an Olympian or for the themed finisher's medal.
Participants
5k, and 10k
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Calendar
Wed, 12 Oct 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK
Start times
Wed, 12 Oct 2022
10k:
7:00pm |
5k:
7:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Chase The Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - October
5k
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5km
Route
2 Loops
£25.00
10k
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10km
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4 Loops
£25.00
Route information
The course starts and finishes by the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit and winds its way through the famous Olympic Park before looping around the London Stadium. Runners will feel like Olympians as they race past the iconic Olympic Rings.
  • 5k - 2 laps
  • 10k - 4 laps
Course marshals will be stationed at all crucial points throughout the race and there are refreshment stations on the course.
Runner's aren't tied to the distances they've signed up for. You can choose to switch races on the day.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Marshalled course
  • Refreshment station
  • Aid station
  • Bag drop
  • Free official event photos
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Finisher's Medal (previous design)
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How to get there
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK
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By Public Transport
The closest stations to the park are Stratford, Stratford International, Hackney Wick, Pudding Mill and Leyton.
Regular bus services run from Central London into Stratford City bus station.
Parking
There is paid parking available in Westfield Stratford City.
Event day logistics
19:00 10k & 5k start
More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.
Registration
The event village and registration will be located next to the London Stadium right in front of the ArcelorMittal Orbit (giant red structure directly outside the London Stadium).
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process and warm up.
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that 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.
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.
Refreshments
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.
Headphones
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.
Race Results
Your race timings will be published on the RunThrough results page after the race.
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FAQ's
Where can I find results for the Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - October?
Results will be posted on the RunThrough results page after the race has finished.
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Is the Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - October family friendly?
Yes, its family friendly! Children aged 11 and over can take part in the 5k and those aged 15 and over can compete in the 10k.
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Where can I find my race photos for the Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - October?
Race photographs will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
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Reviews
5.0
1 reviews
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
LighteningPerfect for a pb
ShoeFlatGood for beginners
Brad hare
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
It was my first night run and loved it 👍👍very windy and cold at the start but the lady that done the warm up was spot on
Recent Questions
Cindy
9/5/2021
Is there anywhere to store your belongings?
Richard Fairs
9/5/2021
There is an area where all bags are left. Totally safe
Richard Fairs
9/5/2021
There is an area where all bags are left. Totally safe
Andrew Turvey
9/5/2021
Not fir valuables, no, but I left a top by the starting line and there were no issues.
Cindy
9/5/2021
Is there anywhere to store your belongings?
Cindy
9/5/2021
Is there anywhere to store your belongings?
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