RunThrough Chase the Sun Lee Valley Velopark - April

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RunThrough Chase the Sun Lee Valley Velopark - April
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This flat one-mile course is the best platform for you to put your speed to the test this April. Whether you are preparing for a marathon or running just for the thrill of it, the friendly atmosphere of this event will keep you pumped from start to finish. Collect your medal as cross the finish.
1 Mile, 5k, 10k, and 1 more
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Thu, 21 Apr 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB, UK
Start times
Thursday, 21 Apr 2022
1 Mile:
7:00 pm |
7:00 pm |
7:00 pm |
Group of 6 Booking:
7:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for RunThrough Chase the Sun Lee Valley Velopark - April
1 Mile
1 Loop
3 Loops
6 Loops
Group of 6 Booking
Route information
This flat, traffic-free course 1 mile loop is set in the iconic 2012 Olympic Velodrome. You are sure to feel like an Olympian as you zip around this unique Moto GP style track. This course is a great opportunity to improve your technical running as well as your speed.
Course Laps
  • 1 Mile - 1 Lap
  • 5k - 3 Laps
  • 10k - 6 Laps
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Marshalled course
  • Aid station
  • Bag drop
  • Free event photography
How to get there
Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB, UK
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By Train
The nearest tube stations to the start point are Stratford and Stratford International. Lee Valley VeloPark is a 20-minute walk from both stations.
By Bus
Several bus routes connect to Stratford and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with the key routes being: 388, 308, 339, 97, and N205 which all stop near Lee Valley VeloPark
By Taxi
If you wish to depart from Stratford or Stratford International using a taxi, then Westfield Stratford City has the Stratford City Cars Taxi Lounge located outside Waitrose on the lower ground floor (near car park A).
By Car
Car parking at Lee Valley VeloPark is limited and it is strongly advised you travel by public transport, however, if travelling by car is essential we are situated 5 minutes from the A12 and blue badge holder spaces are available.
Parking is no longer free at the VeloPark, please follow the signs to the parking machines and follow the instructions on the machine, otherwise, you will receive a fine. You can also park at Westfield next to the Stratford international train station.
By Bike
There are cycle routes connecting Lee Valley VeloPark to local residential areas as well as the cycle routes through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The venue is close to Sustrans National Cycle Network Route 1 and Barclays Cycle Superhighway CS2. Bike racks are available at the venue.
Event day logistics
19:00 All races start
21:00 Event ends
The event village and registration will be located at the VeloPark in the Olympic Park.
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process, attach your race number 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
There are age requirements for the following races:
  • 5k - 11 or over
  • 10k - 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.
Water Stations
There will be water stations after each lap of the race.
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.
Race start
After the warm-up, estimated finish times will be called to the starting pen where the marshals will guide you to the start.
The Finish
Do not stop in the finish area, continue through the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space. Please leave the race village as soon as possible after the race to avoid groups congregating.
How much distance is covered for one lap of the Velodrome circuit at Chase the Sun Lee Valley Velopark?
One lap of the Velodrome circuit equals one mile.
Will there be a bag drop at the Chase the Sun Lee Valley Velopark?
Yes, there will be a bag drop facility at this event. All bags and belongings will be left with a volunteer marshal. It is advised to not leave valuables in your bag.
Can I bring my dog to the Chase the Sun Lee Valley VeloPark event?
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in the Lee Valley VeloPark.
How can I access my results for the Chase the Sun Lee Valley Velopark?
Results will be available on after the race.
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