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Get along to the first race of the Sri Chimnoy Monday night 5K series. Fantastic for runners of all stripes, this 5KM course loops around the picturesque Battersea Park. Come along for the perfect post-work evening exercise or for the chance to clock a quick time.

Review summary

4.6
12 Reviews
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  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Steph E
"Fun and friendly race. Quick and easy registration. Lovely 2-lap route around..."

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Sam B
"Great local race, very friendly marshals and a good clean registration process...."

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Manon V
"Such a fun, low-key evening race around Battersea Park. Great organisation and..."
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How to enter the Rapid Rabbit 5K

  1. Rapid Rabbit 5K

    Run 5km
    £5–£7
    Event passed

Rapid Rabbit 5K route

This 5KM course will consist of 2 laps around one of London's most popular and picturesque parks.

With a record time of 14:34 (male) and 16:33 (female) this naturally flat route presents a great opportunity for a quick time and is ideal for novices and seasoned pros alike.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Category winner prizes
  • Online results
  • Chip timing
  • Refreshment stations
  • UK Athletics certified course
  • Course marshalled
Raceday Logistics

Schedule:

1800 - 1845: Race pack collection
1900: Race starts

Please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled race start time so that you have plenty of time to collect your race pack, drop off your bag and have a good warm-up.

Spectators

This event is perfect for spectators who can catch a number of glimpses of the runners as they lap around the park.

Afterwards, enjoy this stunning green-space on a lovely summer's evening.

Volunteers

If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a minimum age?
Under the UK Athletics rules, all runners must be at least 13 years old on the day of the race.
Can I leave my bag at the start?
Secure Bag Drop is available at the Race HQ which is also the finish line. This is a 250 metre jog from the start line.
Are there toilet facilities?
There are a number of public toilet facilities available within the park. It is advised that runners use these prior to the race start.

Meet the organiser

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The UK Sri Chinmoy Marathon team offer a variety of events from 2 mile races to a beginner's triathlon and our 24 hour race. The UK Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team have been promoting sporting events in the UK since the late 1970s. Sri Chinmoy was a spiritual Teacher, who was also a keen runner and saw running as part of his philosophy of 'Self-Transcendence'. Sri Chinmoy himself ran several marathons and a few ultra-marathons. His best time for the marathon was 3:55:07 in Toledo Ohio, 1979.

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Rapid Rabbit 5K reviews (12)

4.6 out of 5 stars

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  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    Fast and flat course, well organised, and some seriously fast runners to compete against! Got my personal PB
  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2018

    great way to end the weekend and so easy for me living 5 minutes from the park - would definitely do it again
  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    Great event and really loved it. Great! Live battersea park. Water way to have a good time. I’ll be back next year. And his time I’ll do some proper training to get under 35 mins
  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    The perfect way to finish the bank holiday weekend. Not by best time but a fun race with good friends
  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    Well organised, friendly and a good mix of club runners and newbies on a nice flat course, in a park. What more could you want? See you again soon.
  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    Some really strong athletes competing even though it’s a small event. Battersea park is a beautiful setting - it’s 2 laps of it.
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  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    A great little course and very well organised. Great that you can turn up 10 mins before the start straight from work and have a run around.....competitive or just for fun!
  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    Such a fun, low-key evening race around Battersea Park. Great organisation and no faff. Definitely one for PBs!
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  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    Great local race, very friendly marshals and a good clean registration process. Excellent value for money and some really impressive athletes turning out. There was a couple of km markers missing (from memory 2k and 3k), which wouldn't have been a problem had I not forgotten my watch!
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  • Did the Rapid Rabbit 5K in 2019

    Fun and friendly race. Quick and easy registration. Lovely 2-lap route around Battersea Park. I'll definitely be back!
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