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Olympic Park 5k & 10k – July

Event summary

Speed through London's Olympic Park in this inspiring event. Great for first-time runners or seasoned athletes, the course take you around all the significant landmarks of the 2012 Games. Come for the stimulating surroundings or for the themed finisher's medal.

Your organiser

RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

How to enter

Tickets available until Thu Jul 15 2021

What's included:

  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Refreshment stations
  • Chip timing
  • Marshalled course
  • Fruit and flapjack
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Frequently asked questions
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. … read more
Where can I find my results for the Olympic Park 5k & 10k - July?
Race results will be published on after the event.… read more
Where will the photographs be uploaded?
Official photographs will be uploaded to the RunThrough Facebook page after the race.… read more
Route description
Route description

The race begins at the unique ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower, one of the park's most unique attractions. Runners will then loop around the enormous Olympic Stadium - the site of Mo Farah and Usain Bolt's track heroics - and along the waterfront with views toward the Lee Valley VeloPark.

The route is 2.5km long - 5k runners will complete it twice with 10km participants doing it four times.

Course marshals will be stationed at all crucial points throughout the race and there are refreshment stations on the course.

Logistics and schedule


09:00 10k Wave 1 start (55 minute cut-off)

10:00 10k Wave 2 start (90 minute cut-off)

12:00 5k start (45 minute cut-off)

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the race in order to complete the registration process in good time.

*Entrants will be given further race day information closer to the time.


Spectators are strongly encouraged to come along and recreate the immense atmosphere of the London 2012 games.

The looped nature of the course allows supporters to catch numerous glimpses of the runners with the spectacular Olympic backdrop.


RunThrough are always looking for new volunteers to help out with a variety of jobs including course marshalling, bag storage, and manning refreshment stations.

As a thank you, RunThrough offers free entry into one of their races for volunteers.

If you would like to take up this opportunity then simply follow the link here:

How to get there

Waterden Rd, London, UK

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Address: Waterden Road, London, E15 2EE

Tube/Train: The closest train stations are Statford or Stratford International, which are a 13 and 12 minute walk to the park respectively. Alternatively, you can get the overground to Hackney Wick which is around a 10 minute walk to the park.

Bus: Regular buses services run from Central London into Stratford City bus station.

Car: There is paid parking available in the Westfield Stratford City.

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