Dashing Deer 5k

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Come out after work for a summer's evening 5k around the scenic Battersea Park. Perfect for newcomers and seasoned veterans alike, this course loops past all of the park's key landmarks including the Boating Lake and Bandstand. Come to stretch your legs mid-week or to shoot for a new PB.
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Tue, 14 Jun 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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Carriage Dr E, London SW11 4NJ, UK
Start times
Tue, 14 Jun 2022
Here's what races are available for Dashing Deer 5k
2 Loops
  • 5k - 2 laps
  • Terrain - park paths/ pavement
The 5k route will be entirely within Battersea Park. The race is UKA Certified accurate and manually timed to UKA Standards.
Please be aware that the park paths will be shared with the public so be sure to look out for your surroundings.
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  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Traffic-free
  • Secure bag drop
  • Toilets
Carriage Dr E, London SW11 4NJ, UK
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There will be paid parking in Rosary Gate Car Park or Chelsea Gate Car Park.
19:00 5k starts
* Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the race in order to drop your bag and warm up.
Age Requirements
All runners must be at least 13 years old to take part in this 5k.
Race Numbers
All race numbers will be sent out in the post prior to the event. It should arrive in the week leading up to the race.
Race HQ
Race HQ will be about 30 metres from Pear Tree Cafe on Carriage Drive East between the Boating Lake and Millennium Arena running track.
Bag Drop
A bag tag will be posted out to you with your race number, you'll need to attach this to your bag before leaving at the secure drop at race HQ.
Toilets & Facilities
There are public toilets in Battersea Park that will be open for use during the event.
Showers will be available to use for £3 at the Millennium Arena.
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Sri Chinmoy Races are a stalwart of the London running scene. This family run organisation has been putting on events in London since 1981 and continues to welcome an array of participants from experienced runners vying for a personal best, to novices looking to complete their first 5k. Head down to Battersea Park on a Monday evening in summer and you’re likely to see the team organising another fantastic event. With prices varying from £8 - £13, these are some of the best value events around.
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Spectators are more than welcome and will get a good view of the runners wherever they stand on the course, due to its looped nature.
Is there a minimum age to enter the Dashing Deer 5k?
Under the UK Athletics rules, all runners must be at least 13 years old on the day of the race.
Are there toilet facilities at the Dashing Deer 5k?
There are a number of public toilet facilities available within the park. It is advised that runners use these prior to the race start.
Will there be somewhere to leave my bag during the Dashing Deer 5k?
Yes, there will be a secure bag drop at race HQ.
Are there showers available at the Dashing Deer 5k?
Showers will be available for the Millennium Arena by finish line and a short walk from race HQ for £3.
2 reviews
Did the race in 2019
This was a fun, fast flat event, perfect for those taking part after work in the City. Super central location with a fast flat course around Battersea Park.
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Grant Smith
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Is this a highly competitive race or is this open to anyone?
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