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Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - May

2 races scheduled · 500 participants · Wed 12th May 2021 · London
About this event

Escape from work to take part in this superb event around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This course is super flat, so it's good for runners looking to get a PB. Come to break up the working week and earn your coveted "Chase the Sun" finisher's medal.

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RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Mon May 10 2021

What's included:

  • Finisher's Medal
  • Marshalled Course
  • Chip Timed Event
  • Water Stations
  • Aid Stations
  • Free Official Event Photographs
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What people think
4.8
2 reviews
David
Star
5.0
Did the 10K in 2019
Really well organised, friendly and supportive marshalls great race got a new PB finally sub 45 and love the flapjacks. … read more
Alison
Star
4.7
Did the 10K in 2018
Good race with great views around the Olympic park, well organised. Is easy to get to and great athmoesphere.… read more
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is baggage storage available for the Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - May?
There is secure storage onsite, however in the interest of space it is recommended that you bring as little extra baggage as possible. … read more
FAQ
When can I see my time from the Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - May?
Race results will be made available on www.runthrough.co.uk following the race's conclusion. … read more
FAQ
Where will the photographs be uploaded?
Official photographs will be made available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the race. … read more
Route description
Route description

The course starts and finishes by the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit and winds its way through the famous park before looping around the London Stadium. Runners will feel like Olympians as they race past the iconic Olympic Rings.

The loop measures 5km and for the 10km event runners will complete 2 laps.

David
Star
5.0
Did the 10K in 2019
Really well organised, friendly and supportive marshalls great race got a new PB finally sub 45 and love the flapjacks.
Alison
Star
4.7
Did the 10K in 2018
Good race with great views around the Olympic park, well organised. Is easy to get to and great athmoesphere.
4.8
2 reviews
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Logistics and schedule

Schedule

19:00 10k start

19:30 5k start

20:30 Event ends

*More information on where to collect your race number from will be sent closer to the event date.

Spectators

This event is great for spectators, who can watch their friends and family race in these awesome Olympic surroundings.

The looped nature of the route means you can cheer athletes off from the start and welcome them in at the end.

Volunteers

Volunteers are a key cog in making race events run smoothly. RunThrough have many roles for volunteers such as handing out medals, baggage drop, course marshalling, manning the water stations and plenty more.

If you would like to find out more then follow the link here: https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/

How to get there

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK

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Address: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST

Tube/Train: The closest stations to the park are Statford or Stratford International. Alternatively, you can get the overground to Hackney Wick which is around a 10 minute walk to the park.

Bus: Regular buses services run from Central London into Stratford City bus station.

Car: There is paid parking available in the Westfield Stratford City.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is baggage storage available for the Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - May?
There is secure storage onsite, however in the interest of space it is recommended that you bring as little extra baggage as possible.
FAQ
When can I see my time from the Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k - May?
Race results will be made available on www.runthrough.co.uk following the race's conclusion.
FAQ
Where will the photographs be uploaded?
Official photographs will be made available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the race.
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