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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10k – December

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Race around the Olympic Park's ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower in the lead up to Christmas in this speedy 10k. This consistently flat course is a great event for runners looking to shave seconds off those PBs. Come for the finisher's medal and make this monthly race a regular event on your calendar.
C-19 Plan
The Race Organiser has confirmed that this event will be going ahead as planned on Saturday 5th Dec 2020 in accordance with the COVID-19 safety measures. Learn more

Review summary

9 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Brian P
"Kinda loved it. Really suprised at how efficient these things can be given the..."


Leslie T
"Loved it all, loved the organisation of the event and the atmos. Not too showy..."


Bruce M
"Nice course and well done by the organiser. Love the way these guys do thing -..."
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10k – December route

This is a lapped course, with participants completing 3 laps across the tarmac and hard gravel 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 - where Usain Bolt lit up London 2012 - 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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Chip timed
  • Course marshalled
  • Goody bag after the race
  • Refreshment stations
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Prizes for top 3 in main event and each veteran category (V40, V50, V60, V70)
Raceday Logistics

09:30 Race 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.

If you wish to lend a helping hand, then get in touch with Race Organiser at: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age limit?
Participants must be 15+ on the day of the event.
Can I bring a Buggy/Pushchair?
This race is not open to runners with a buggy or pushchair.
Can I run 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.

Meet the organiser

The Race Organiser creates outstanding opportunities for people to bring out their best run, swim or cycle performance. We seek out the most inspiring and rewarding locations, develop race routes and event formats, and create a brilliant atmosphere and race day experience – offered at the best possible value. We don’t think it’s ok to ask people who are aspiring to do amazing things to pay huge sums of money, so we charge as little as we can afford, rather than as much as we can get away with.



Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10k – December reviews (9)

4.8 out of 5 stars

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  • Atmosphere
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    Jeanette Forder

    Did the 10k in 2020

    My first Run Through event and one I've wanted to do. Really enjoyed it and would do it again. Well done
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    I'm just such a huge fan of the Olympics and it was a real dream for me to get to run through its hallowed grounds! What an event and what a day!
  • Did the 10k in 2018

    Didn't even really think about the fact that we would be running around the stadium for the Oympics but I have to say it was just great fun - it made my day. The organisation was also great, really enjoyed this one
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    Nice course and well done by the organiser. Love the way these guys do thing - not overcomplicated and great value
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    Loved it all, loved the organisation of the event and the atmos. Not too showy and good value, will be doing again
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    Kinda loved it. Really suprised at how efficient these things can be given the amount of people there. Not the best atmosphere but I guess its a smaller race with not many spectators. But very impressed overall!
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    A really well organised event. Super smiley and encouraging race marshalls,and lots of friendly people running. Ive booked my next race here already
  • Did the 10k in 2018

    Perfect winter day for a run. A well organised race with a flat, scenic route. Great encouragement from the marshalls and a good goody bag at the end. Lots of friendly competition and run with a nice atmosphere.
  • Did the 10k in 2018

    Thanks for organising a great 10k event. Its a fast 10k and I only marked it down by one star due to it being 3 Laps. That said, scenery is lovely and its brilliantly organised. We did the mital slide afterwards and paid 2 to shower at the Olympic pool ! Made for an amazing Saturday morning!!
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