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QE Olympic Park 10K - October

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Embrace the cooler weather and race around the Olympic Park's red Orbit Tower in this speedy 10k. This consistently flat course is a great event for runners looking for a PB. Come for the finisher's medal and make this montly race a regular event on your calendar.

Distances in this event

  1. 10K

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    £17–£19
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      £19
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      £17
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Event details

  • Road
  • Flat
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Race packs collected on the day
  • 500 participants

From the organizer

Organizer's website

Run in the footsteps of legends around the iconic sights of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It's here for everyone, whether you're chasing a 10K personal best or simply aiming to complete the course - and our brilliant race day atmosphere, souvenir medals and goody bags will make it a race to remember!

QE Olympic Park 10K - October route

Course Maps
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What’s Included

Results and Prizes

Results will be uploaded live to our website and, where possible/practical, timing print-outs will be available at the race. In all cases, results will be communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

All finishers will receive a medal and a goody bag on completing the race.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females. Where possible, we will endeavour to present individual race prizes as soon as validated on the day.

Facilities

Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, you can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.

Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.

Toilets: There are free toilets in The Last Drop for use throughout the event.

Changing/Showers: Whilst there are no dedicated changing rooms or showers, you will be able to use the nearby London Aquatics Centre shower facilities for a small fee of £2 when showing your race number on entry.

Refreshments: Refreshments will be available in The Last Drop throughout the event.

Course Details

Route

The course consists of 3-laps, all on tarmac or hard gravel pathway, and is suitable for runners of all abilities. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.

Pacers 

Pacers will not be offered at this race.

Race Marshals

Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.

Distance Markers

The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and Km markers where necessary.

Water Stations

There will be water stations on the route at the finish, passed on each lap, at which water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.

Raceday Logistics

Registration

From 08:30 to 09:15.

Race Numbers

For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted.

Timing

Chip-timed

Age Requirements

Participants must be aged 15 or over on the day of the race.

Kit List

For safety reasons, it is suggested that you run without music so you can stay alert and aware of your surroundings and other runners. This way you can also soak up the energy and atmosphere and unplug!

For racing we recommend you wear your normal running kit and trainers and don't forget to keep an eye on the weather in case you require any waterproofs.

Spectators

Spectators can watch from anywhere on the course and will see runners pass three times wherever they are situated.

Volunteers

No volunteers required

FAQs

In accordance with UK Athletics guidelines, we require event participants to meet the following minimum age requirements on the date of the event.

• Marathon, 24 Miles, 20 Miles, 16 Miles - 18 years of age

• Half Marathon, 10 Miles - 17 years of age

• 10K, 5 Miles, 7K - 15 years of age

• 5K - 11 years of age

Can I bring a Buggy/Pushchair?

This race is not suitable for runners with buggies/pushchairs.

Is this race suitable for wheelchair users?

This race is suitable for wheelchair users. You may be asked to start at the front of the field 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time and be vigilant of other runners overtaking during the race.

Can I run with Earphones/Headphones?

Noise-cancelling earphones/headphones are prohibited and whilst we discourage the use of other earphones/headphones at the event, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a minimum volume such that instructions from marshals or other race officials can be clearly understood. The race organisers reserve the right to disqualify participants who cannot hear instructions as a result of their use.

Does this event have a time-limit?

Whilst there is no strict time-limit for this race, in order that we adhere to the restrictions imposed by the venue hire agreement, it may be necessary for us to begin deconstruction of the registration/finish area(s) after approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises by the agreed time.

Does it cost more to enter on the day?

Subject to a £2 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).

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Organizer Reviews

M

There was great support all along the route, and the marshalls seemed approachable and helpful.
Mark G, 19th Feb 18

M

The Race Organiser do a good job, theyve got it down to a fine art
Mark G, 19th Feb 18

M

Excellent, enthusiastic marshals. Well organised race.
Mark G, 19th Feb 18