RunThrough Chase The Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k – July

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About
Take part in this epic, well-loved and well-organised 5k &10k around the Olympic Park. The course is super flat, so it's good for runners looking to get a PB. Come to break up the working week, get over that hump day feeling and earn your unique finisher's medal.
Participants
10k, 5k and Group of 6 Booking
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Calendar
Wed, 13 Jul 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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4.5
(2 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
3 Thornton St, London E15 2NG, UK
Start times
Wed, 13 Jul 2022
10k:
7:00pm |
5k:
7:00pm |
Group of 6 Booking:
7:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Chase The Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k – July
10k
Distance
10km
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4 Loops
£25.00
5k
Distance
5km
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2 Loops
£25.00
Group of 6 Booking
Distance
5km
CourseRoute
2 Loops
£100.00
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
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How to get there
3 Thornton St, London E15 2NG, UK
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Address: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST
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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FAQs
When can I find my results for the Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - July?
Race results will be made available on the RunThrough results page immediately after the event.
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Where will the photographs be uploaded Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - July?
Official photographs will be made available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the race.
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Is baggage storage available at the Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - July?
There is a baggage drop onsite, however in the interest of space it is recommended that you bring as little baggage as possible.
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Reviews
4.5
2 reviews
JB
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4.0
Did the race in 2019
Great event apart from the teens drinking, smoking weed and doing NOS on points around the course....
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5.0
Did the race in 2019
Great event, superbly organised with fantastic volunteers offering a huge amount of support and motivation! Location is inspiring and has all the facilities that you would expect and need! Looking forward to running this event again in the future!
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