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Olympic Park 5k and 10k - March

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Event summary

Be inspired in this 5 and 10k race through the incredible London 2012 Olympic Park. Great for runners of all levels, the route snakes around the park and passed many of the 2012 Games most notable landmarks. Come for the unique finisher's medal or for the epic backdrop.

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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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Tickets available until Wed Feb 24 2021

What's included:

  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Refreshment stations
  • Chip timing
  • Marshalled course
  • Fruit and flapjack
5K
12:00pm Sat 20th Mar 2021

Run 5km

10K
9:00am Sat 20th Mar 2021

Run 10km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there baggage storage on-site?
Due to the current situation, there will be no formal baggage drop at the Olympic Park 5k & 10k - March.… read more
FAQ
Where can I see my time?
Race results will be published on www.runthrough.co.uk after the event.… read more
FAQ
Where will the photographs be uploaded?
Official photographs will be uploaded to the RunThrough Facebook page after the race.… read more
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Route description
Route description

This event takes runners around the iconic grounds of London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in a not only flat, but inspiring route. This event is perfect to set a PB.

Course marshals will be stationed at all key points throughout the race to ensure you don't get lost on the way.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

09:00 - 10k Wave 1 Start

10:15 - 10k Wave 2 Start

12:00 - All 5k Runners Start

Cut Off Times:

10k Wave 1: 55 minutes

10k Wave 2: 90 minutes

5k: 45 minutes

To avoid congestion and minimise overtaking, participants will be set off in start waves based on their estimated finish times.

Race packs will be sent in advance where possible and emails will be sent communicating instructions in the lead up to the event.

Spectators

Spectators are strongly encouraged to come along and recreate the atmosphere of the London 2012 games.

Given the nature of the course you can catch numerous glimpses of the runners in their glorious Olympic backdrop.

Volunteers

RunThrough are on the lookout for volunteers to help out with a number of jobs including course marshalling, bag storage, and manning refreshment stations.

If you would like to take up this opportunity then simply follow the link here: https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/

How to get there

Waterden Rd, London E15 2EE, UK

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Address: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Waterden Road, London, E15 2EE

Tube/Train: The closest train stations are Statford or Stratford International, which are a 13 and 12 minute walk to the park respectively. Alternatively, you can get the overground to Hackney Wick which is around a 10 minute walk to the park.

Bus: Regular buses services run from Central London into Stratford City bus station.

Car: There is paid parking available in the Westfield Stratford City.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there baggage storage on-site?
Due to the current situation, there will be no formal baggage drop at the Olympic Park 5k & 10k - March.
FAQ
Where can I see my time?
Race results will be published on www.runthrough.co.uk after the event.
FAQ
Where will the photographs be uploaded?
Official photographs will be uploaded to the RunThrough Facebook page after the race.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
5K
12:00pm Sat 20th Mar 2021
10K
9:00am Sat 20th Mar 2021
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