Runthrough Lee Valley VeloPark – October 2023

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There is a race for everyone at this iconic Olympic venue. The feeling of competing at a venue where some of the world's top athletes have gone toe-to-toe will give you that extra motivation to really push yourself to the limit. Go smash that PB and grab your own gold medal.
Participants
Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and 4 more
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Calendar
Sat, 28 Oct 2023
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB, UK
Start times
Sat, 28 Oct 2023
Half Marathon:
9:00am |
10k:
10:15am |
5k:
9:45am |
1 Mile:
10:00am |
Kids Mile:
10:00am |
10 mile :
9:00am |
Group of 6 Booking :
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Runthrough Lee Valley VeloPark – October 2023
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Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£30.00
10k
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10km
£26.00
5k
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5km
£24.00
1 Mile
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1mi
£10.00
Route information
The course is a closed off 1 mile loop around the iconic 2012 Olympic Velodrome.
Competitors will need to complete 3 laps for 5k, 6 for the 10k, 10 for the 10 mile and 13 for the half marathon.
This course will offer a unique chip timed one mile splits which will be available after the race.
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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
Train
How to get there
Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB, UK
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By Rail
Nearest station/tube: Stratford / Stratford International
Lee Valley VeloPark is a 20-minute walk from both stations.
By Bus
Several bus routes connect to Stratford and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with the key routes being: 388, 308, 339, 97 and N205 which all stop near Lee Valley VeloPark
By Taxi
If you wish to depart from Stratford or Stratford International using a taxi then Westfield Stratford City have the Stratford City Cars Taxi Lounge located outside Waitrose on the lower ground Floor (near car park A).
By Car
Car parking at Lee Valley VeloPark is limited and it is strongly advised you travel by public transport, however if travelling by car is essential, we are situated 5 minutes from the A12.
Parking
Parking is no longer free at the VeloPark, please follow the signs to the parking machines and follow the instructions on the machine, otherwise you will receive a fine. There are blue badge holder spaces are available at this car park.
You can also park at Westfield next to the Stratford international train station.
By Bike
There are cycle routes connecting Lee Valley VeloPark to local residential areas as well as the cycle routes through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The venue is close Sustrans National Cycle Network Route 1 and Barclays Cycle Superhighway CS2. Bike racks are available at the venue.
Event day logistics
09:30 Half Marathon starts
09:45 10 Mile starts
10:00 5k starts
10:15 1 Mile & Kids Mile start
10:30 10k starts
12:00 Event ends
Registration
The event village and registration will be located at the VeloPark in the Olympic Park.
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process, attach your race number 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
  • 5k: Entrants must be 11 years of age or older to participate
  • 10k: Entrants must be 15 years of age or older to participate
  • 10 mile and Half Marathon: Entrants must be 17 year of age or older to participate
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 after each lap 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.
Race start
After the warm-up, estimated finish times will be called to the starting pen where the marshals will guide you to the start.
The Finish
Do not stop in the finish area, continue through the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space. Please leave the race village as soon as possible after the race to avoid groups congregating.
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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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Spectator Info
Spectators are highly encouraged to get down to the VeloPark to cheer on their friends and family. The looped nature of the track makes for a great place to spot runners a few times.
FAQ's
Is there a bag drop for the Lee Valley VeloPark - October?
There will be a secure area where you can leave your baggage, however it is recommended you bring as little baggage as possible.
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How can I access my results for the Lee Valley Velopark - October?
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.
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Are there any cut-off times for the Lee Valley Velopark - October?
There is a strict 3 hour cut off for the Half Marathon distance only.
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Can I bring my dog to Lee Valley VeloPark - October?
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in the Lee Valley VeloPark.
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Reviews
4.5
2 reviews
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FamilyFamily friendly
LighteningPerfect for a pb
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Easy location, free parking, helpful volunteers, many photos, I’m very pleased with all of these things and definitely will be back!
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4.0
Did the race in 2019
Runthrough are always a great organiser and volunteers are very encouraging and supportive. The course was not to my liking. Its a 1 mile loop for 10 miles. It got a tad boring after the 3rd lap if im honest.
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