Chase the Sun Victoria Park – July

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East London is at it's best in this midweek race through Victoria Park. The course is pan flat, so it's a great race if you're chasing a PB. Victoria Park is one of London's nicest parks and this is a great way to explore it. Come for the finisher's medal and locally famous homemade flapjacks.
5k, and 10k
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Wed, 28 Jul 2021
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
St.Mark's Church, 1 St Marks Gate, London E9 5HT, UK
Start times
Wed, 28 Jul 2021
7:00pm |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Chase the Sun Victoria Park – July
Route information
This event in Victoria Park will take runners along wide, flat paths, making it the perfect opportunity for your first event, or to go for a personal best.
Runners in the 5k will run 1.5 laps of the route, and 10k runners will take on 3 laps.
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What's included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Marked and marshalled course
  • Bag drop
  • Portable toilets
  • Water station
  • Chip-timed results
  • Free race photos
How to get there
St.Mark's Church, 1 St Marks Gate, London E9 5HT, UK
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Nearest underground stations: Bow Road or Mile End
Nearest rail station: Hackney Wick station
From Bow Road: Turn right out of the station. Take the next left down Addington Road. Continue walking straight until you can turn right onto Tredegar Road. Take the third left onto Parnell Road – you can enter the park at the end of Parnell Road. It is around a 15-20 minute walk. Alternatively you can take bus 488 or 276 from Bow Bus Garage.
From Mile End station: Turn left and cross over Mile End Road. Turn right onto Grove Road – it’s about 20 minutes walk straight down. Alternatively, you can also walk most of the way through Mile End Park, which runs parallel to Grove Road. You will first arrive at the Crown Gates. Alternatively, on Grove Road you can catch bus 277 or 425 to the middle of the park.
From Hackney Wick station: Turn left out of the station, at the end of the road turn left onto Wallis Road. Follow Wallis Road, at the T-junction, use the footbridge to cross the A12. As you enter the park, turn left onto Cadogan Terrace and continue walking until you see the race start area.
The park is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. Cycle parking is available in the park.
Event day logistics
17:30 - 18:30 Registration opens
19:00 10k & 5k Start
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Spectator Info
In terms of spectating, this park couldn't be any better. The fields are open and every area of the park is accessible to see people running round.
How do I find my results from the Chase the Sun Victoria Park – July?
Results will be uploaded to the organisers website after the event.
Is there a bag drop at the Chase the Sun Victoria Park – July?
Yes, there will be a secure area to leave your bag while you race.
Will there be toilets at the Chase the Sun Victoria Park – July?
Yes, there will be portable toilets at the event.
2 reviews
Did the 5k in 2018
Can't recommend this event enough, no matter if you want to do a nice 10k or a quick 5k, they have both!
Did the 10k in 2018
Such an amazing event to be part of. It was well organised, with plenty of toilet facilities, water and electrolyte drinks on the course and more importantly, not too overcrowded when running. The supporters enroute were great, cheering you on, now matter who you were! Would highly recommend the event next year.
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