RunThrough Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September

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£16.70 - £25.00Free injury protection
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Forget about work and shake off that hump day feeling as you race around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this autumn. This course is pan flat, so it's perfect for runners looking to smash a new PB and running newbies to race for the first time and collect a unique themed finisher's medal.
Participants
5k, Group of 6 Booking, and 10k
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Calendar
Wed, 14 Sept 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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4.5
(2 Reviews)
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<5m elevation gain per km

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Where and when
Location
London E20 2ST, UK
Start times
Wed, 14 Sept 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 – September
5k
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5km
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2 Loops
£25.00
Group of 6 Booking
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5km
Route
2 Loops
£16.70
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
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How to get there
London E20 2ST, 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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RunThrough is one of the UK’s premier running event organisers. Their events are widely regarded as inclusive and friendly, with the RunThrough community being at the heart of everything they do. Runners can enter a huge variety of distances from 5k’s all the way up to the mighty marathon. If you’re new to running and looking to book onto your first event, then these events are the ones for you.
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FAQ's
Where can I find results for the Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September?
Results will be posted on the RunThrough results page after the event.
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Where will the photographs be uploaded for Chase the Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September?
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 – September?
There is secure storage onsite, however in the interest of space it is recommended that you bring as little extra baggage as possible.
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Reviews
4.5
2 reviews
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Cindy
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4.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Lovely scenery and perfect spot for a race! 4 laps is a killer though! Having said that, I managed a PB!
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Great course, great atmosphere, friendly staff, bagged myself a massive PB! I’ll be back for sure!!
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