RunThrough Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - November

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Run under the Olympic Park lights in this 10k and 5k set in the hallowed grounds of the 2012 games. Perfect for runners of all abilities, this pan-flat course could be your perfect entry into the running world or a chance to clock a PB. Come for the bespoke medal or to realise your inner Olympian.
10k and 5k
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Wed, 9 Nov 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 1a Honour Lea Ave, London E20 1DY, UK
Start times
Wed, 9 Nov 2022
7:00pm |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - November
Route information
Runners will have the opportunity to pass by many key sites of the London 2012 Olympics, for example the breathtaking Olympic Stadium and the Lee Valley Velodrome - home of Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny's famous triumphs.
Both races will have the opportunity to feel the Olympic spirit on more than one occasion, with the 5k runners completing the track twice and the 10k race doing four loops.
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What's included
  • Unique themed Finisher's Medal
  • Refreshment stations
  • Chip timed results
  • Official event photographs
  • Fruit and flapjack
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Bag drop
How to get there
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 1a Honour Lea Ave, London E20 1DY, UK
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By Tube/Train
The nearest stations are Stratford station and Stratford International station and both provide step-free access from entrance to platform.
Stratford station is served by:
Docklands Light Railway (DLR) • Jubilee and Central lines • National Rail services operated by Greater Anglia and c2c • London Overground services
Stratford International station is served by:
Docklands Light Railway (DLR) • Southeastern High Speed 1 services
You can also enter the Park via Hackney Wick station which is on the London Overground.
By Bus
The 388 bus runs between Blackfriars in central London and Stratford City near the station entrance, going through the Park and stopping at the Copper Box Arena and Westfield Avenue near the London Aquatics Centre.
The 308 bus runs between Clapton to Wanstead via Stratford City near the station entrance and Celebration Avenue in East Village.
The 339 bus runs between Leytonstone and Shadwell, with stops at Stratford City near the station entrance, the London Aquatics Centre, and on Carpenters Road at King’s Yard before exiting the Park at White Post Lane.
The D8 bus runs between Crossharbour and Stratford International bus station, going through the Park including Carpenters Road and Pool Street (by the London Aquatics Centre).
Stratford bus station and Stratford City bus station are both located in close proximity to Stratford station.
Paid parking is available in Westfield Stratford City.
Event day logistics
19:00 10k & 5k start
20:30 Event ends
Please try to arrive 45 minutes in advance to leave enough time to collect your race number and timing chip and to warm up.
Age Requirements
Runners will need to be aged 11 or over to run in the 5k and aged 15 or over to run in the 10k.
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.
Bag Drop
There will be a secure bag drop available, it is recommended to bring as little as possible. There will be a bag tag attached to your race number. Tear off the tag and attach it to your bib. To collect your bag at the end of the event show your race number to the bag staff and they will help you find your bag.
After the race
After the race, collect your medal and water and leave the event as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
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Where can I find results for the Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - November?
You can find results online on the RunThrough results page.
When will I receive my race pack for the Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - November?
You will receive all race information by email and you will collect your race pack on the day of the event. Please try to arrive 45 minutes in advance.
Is there a bag drop at Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - November?
Yes there is a bag drop. Please bring only what you need to the event.
Where will event photographs be uploaded after Chase the Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k - November?
Official photographs will be made available on the events Facebook page after the race.
6 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
LighteningPerfect for a pb
Did the race in 2022
It was canceled
Did the race in 2019
Straight forward course although quite boring by lap 3. X2 5k laps are easily possible at this site and would be so much better. A little too competitive with marshals yelling over-take the person in front of you!! Too serious.
Did the race in 2019
Great run, looking forward to the next one just before Christmas,The event was well organised and I was good to run in such an iconic park
I wilkerson
Did the race in 2019
Chase the moon was an excellent event in a great atmosphere. It was the first time I attended and I’ll definitely be back
Dean M
Did the race in 2019
It was hard but rewarding. The staff were fantastic and friendly and helpful and encouraging and kept me going.
Clare .
Did the race in 2019
My friend and I were the last to finish the race - the Marshalls were fantastic. They were really patient and supportive despite the cold and the rain, motivating us to finish really well and cheering us over the line. Thank you all!
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