RunThrough Crystal Palace Park 5k, 10k and Half Marathon – January

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RunThrough Crystal Palace Park 5k, 10k and Half Marathon – January
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Get yourself down to Crystal Palace to run a fantastic first 5k, 10k, or even Half Marathon. This undulating course loops around the scenic park with great views over to Central London, making this event enjoyable for both beginners and seasoned athletes.
Half Marathon, Group of 6 Booking, 10k, and 2 more
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Sun, 28 Jan 2024
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Crystal Palace Parade, London SE19, UK
Start times
Sunday, 28 Jan 2024
Half Marathon: 10:00 amGroup of 6 Booking: 10:00 am10k: 10:30 am5k: 10:30 amJuniors: 12:30 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for RunThrough Crystal Palace Park 5k, 10k and Half Marathon – January
Half Marathon
Group of 6 Booking
Route information
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 5k runners doing one lap, 10k runners completing two, and Half Marathon participants running just over four.
RunThrough course marshals will be stationed throughout the course, ensuring runners keep on the right track as well as cheering runners on their way. This course will be clearly way-marked with arrows, signs and distance markers.
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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
How to get there
Crystal Palace Parade, London SE19, UK
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By 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.
By 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.
Event day logistics
10:00 Half Marathon starts
10:30 5k & 10k starts
12:30 Junior race starts
*Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the scheduled start time in order to ensure a smooth registration process.
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
  • 5k - 11 or over
  • 10k - 15 or older
  • Half Marathon - 17 or older
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.
There will be water stations after each lap of the race and at the finish where flapjacks and bananas will be waiting for finishers.
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.
Spectator Info
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.
Are there on-site toilet facilities at Crystal Palace 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - January?
There will be portable toilets within the event village which can be used by both participants and spectators.
Is there baggage storage available at Crystal Palace 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - January?
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.
When can I access my race time for the Crystal Palace 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - January race?
All race times will be published on the RunThrough website - - after the race is complete.
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