Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Runs - Late August

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About
Race around London's iconic Olympic park in this flat and fast event. Great for experienced distance-runners and newcomers alike, the route winds through the park and passed many of the Games spectacular venues. Come for the awe-inspiring surroundings or for the chance to run a PB.
Participants
London Parks 5k Series, and London Parks 10k Series
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Calendar
Sun 22nd Aug 2021
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<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
The Last Drop, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton St, London E20 2AD, UK
Start times
London Parks 10k Series:
9:30am |
London Parks 5k Series:
9:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Runs - Late August
London Parks 5k Series
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5km
£24.00
London Parks 10k Series
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10km
£24.00
Route information
This is a lapped course, with participants completing 3 laps across the tarmac and hard gravel paths within the park. This looped nature of the route allows participants to fully engage in their surroundings and appreciate the immensity of the games.
During the race, runners will have the opportunity to pass by London Olympic Stadium, the home of Mo Farah's heroics as well the Lee Valley VeloPark and the ArcelorMittal Orbit.
*Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.
What's included
  • Chip-timed results
  • Course marshalled
  • Goody bag after the race
  • Refreshment stations
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Prizes for top 3 men and women in the main event as well as the winners of each veteran category (V40, V50, V60, V70)
Train
How to get there
The Last Drop, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton St, London E20 2AD, UK
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By Tube/National Rail
Stratford Station (Jubilee line) is around a 15-minute walk away.
By Train
Hackney Wick station is approx a 20-minute walk to the venue.
Parking
There is parking available at the Stratford multi-storey or the Westfield Stratford City car park both of which are around a 15-minute walk to The Last Drop.
By Bike
There are cycle stands near the base of the ArcelorMittal Orbit as well as a Santander Cycles docking station at The Last Drop.
Event day logistics
09:30 London Parks 5k & 10k starts
Participants will be started approximately 15-seconds apart, with a recommended 15-minute arrival window which will be communicated to participants prior to race day.
*Race numbers will be collected on the day.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are strongly discouraged from attending the event to ensure the safety of entrants and staff.
FAQ's
Is there an age requirement for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Runs - Late August?
Participants must be 15+ on the day of the event.
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Can I bring a Buggy/Pushchair to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Runs - Late August?
This race is not open to runners with a buggy or pushchair.
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Is the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Runs - Late August suitable for wheelchair users?
Wheelchair users are more than welcome to take part. You are likely to be asked to start the race 5 or 10 minutes ahead of the field, so please ensure you arrive in plenty of time.
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Can I run the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Runs - Late August with Earphones/Headphones?
Noise cancelling/overhead headphones are not permitted. The use of other headphones is discouraged by The Race Organiser, however they are allowed at a volume which will let you hear course marshals and other race officials.
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Does the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Runs - Late August have a time-limit?
There is no official time-limit. However, due to venue restrictions the start and finish area may need to be shut down after 1hr and 30mins.
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Reviews
4.0
1 reviews
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mc
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4.0
Did the 10k in 2019
I feel this is fun but the run atmosphere is not as strong as others. Organiser might need to manage well the route map better.
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