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Crystal Palace 5k 10k & Half Marathon - September

3 races scheduled · 500 participants · 2020-09-13 · London
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About this event

Speed through the wide expanses of Crystal Palace Park in this mixed-distance running event. Ideal for novices and seasoned athletes alike, the course beholds stunning views over to Greenwich and Central London. Come for the unique finisher's medal or for the tasty flapjack.

Raceday details
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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 Fri Sep 11 2020

What's included:

  • Distance marked
  • Chip timed
  • Themed medal
  • Course marshalled
  • Refreshment stations
  • Fruit and flapjack
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Route description
Route description

Throughout the duration of the race there will be RunThrough course marshals to ensure you are following the right path. Additionally, each KM will be clearly signed.

This undulating route allows you to take in the beautiful views of Central London and Greenwich. You will even have the chance to see a few dinosaurs on your run.

The course is lapped, with 5km runners doing one lap and 10km runners doing two. Half Marathon participants will do just over 4 laps.

Logistics and schedule


1000 - Race begins

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled start time in order to ensure a smooth registration process. Further pack information will be sent out to those who have registered closer to the time.


Spectators are instrumental in creating the race day atmosphere and the looped nature of this race makes it a great viewing event.

The park will remain open to the public therefore supporters can find whichever vantage point best suits them.


RunThrough are always on the lookout for volunteers who are integral in bringing races to life. There are a variety of roles on offer such as, course marshals, manning water stations, and even handing out those prized finisher's medals.

As a show of gratitude RunThrough offers all volunteers free entry into one of their races. If you are interested in helping out, simply follow this link:

How to get there

Crystal Palace Parade, London SE19, UK

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Address: Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Rd, London SE20 8DT

Train: The park is within walking distance of both Crystal Palace Station and Penge West Station. If using public transport then please leave sufficient time to account for any delays.

Car: There is extensive car-parking available in and around the park. If using GPS please use the postcode SE19 2GA, for the High St/Thicket Road entrance.

Frequently asked questions
Is there baggage storage available?
RunThrough offers a secure baggage area for participants to leave any belongings. However, because of limited space they advise athletes to bring as little extra baggage as they can.
Are there on-site toilet facilities?
There will be portaloos within the event village which can be used by both participants and spectators.
When can I access my race time?
All race times will be published on the RunThrough website - - after the race is complete.
Where do the photographs get uploaded?
RunThrough will upload official event photographs to there Facebook page -
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