RunThrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k – July

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Speed through London's Olympic Park and get inspired by the sporting history at this amazing location. Great for first-time runners or seasoned athletes, the course takes you around the landmarks of the 2012 Games. Come for the stimulating surroundings or for the themed finisher's medal.
Participants
10k, 5k and Group of 6 Booking
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Calendar
Sat, 16 Jul 2022
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Waterden Rd, London, UK
Start times
Sat, 16 Jul 2022
10k:
9:30am |
5k:
9:30am |
Group of 6 Booking:
9:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for RunThrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k – July
Route information
Speed through London's Olympic Park and get inspired by the sporting history at this amazing location. Great for first-time runners or seasoned athletes, the course takes you around the landmarks of the 2012 Games. Come for the stimulating surroundings or for the themed finisher's medal.
The course starts and finishes by the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit and winds its way through the famous Olympic Park before looping around the London Stadium. Runners will feel like Olympians as they race past the iconic Olympic Rings.
Course marshals will be stationed at all crucial points throughout the race and there are refreshment stations on the course.
Runner's aren't tied to the distances they've signed up for. You can choose to switch races on the day.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Marshalled course
  • Refreshment station
  • Aid station
  • Bag drop
  • Free official event photos
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How to get there
Waterden Rd, London, UK
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Address: Waterden Road, London, E15 2EE
By Public Transport
The closest stations to the park are Stratford, Stratford International, Hackney Wick, Pudding Mill and Leyton.
Regular bus services run from Central London into Stratford City bus station.
Parking
There is paid parking available in Westfield Stratford City.
Event day logistics
09:30 10k & 5k start
*More information about race day specifics will be sent out to those registered.
Registration
The event village and registration will be located in the Olympic Park on Waterden Road.
Please ensure you arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process and warm up.
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Age Requirements
Runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over and runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over.
Bag Drop
There will be a secure area where bags can be left, though it is recommended that you bring as little baggage as possible. Your bag tag is attached to your race number which you can tear off and attach to your bag.
Refreshments
There will be water stations at the 5k point of the race and at the finish where flapjacks and bananas will be waiting for finishers.
Headphones
It is not recommended that you wear headphones during the race so you stay alert to what is going on around you and hear the encouragement from marshals and spectators. There will also be pedestrians on the paths you'll be running who you'll need to be aware of.
Race Results
Your race timings will be published on the RunThrough results page after the race.
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FAQs
Is there baggage storage on-site at the Olympic Park 5k & 10k - July?
There is a secure storage facility on-site, however in the interest of space it is recommended that you bring as minimal extra baggage as possible.
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Where can I find my results for the Olympic Park 5k & 10k - July?
Race results will be posted on the RunThrough results page after the event.
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Where will the photographs be uploaded?
Official photographs will be uploaded to the RunThrough Facebook page after the race.
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Reviews
4.7
41 reviews
festus
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
I had a fantastic time.Can't wait to run another 10k with you guys 🤙🏿
marcellous
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
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victor
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4.0
Did the race in 2022
I didn't like the fact that we had to run 4x for the same way.All the rest - event, organization, happiness, people, staff... everything was great!
shankha
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Really enjoyed it, running with other people Really helped to motivate me and not give up! Organisation and staff were excellent. Would maybe suggest different pricing based on distance ie lower price for 5k vs 10k
connor
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4.3
Did the race in 2022
Was a fun race but did not track my mine on the website
rebecca
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Fantastic, well organised run. Can’t wait for the next one.
emma
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Really excellent event and would highly recommend as it was well organised, all the staff were helpful and friendly.
jolanda
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4.7
Did the race in 2022
Love the warming up!
andrew
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4.7
Did the race in 2022
Enjoyed it. Plenty of water which was good as it was very hot
marcellous
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Well at the end of the day if I don’t do something physical on a Saturday I’m lost for the hole day. It’s a nice day out.
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