RunThrough Battersea Park Running Festival

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Officially the world's flattest marathon, the Battersea Park Running Festival provides the perfect setting for a personal best time. Enjoy the picturesque surroundings that will keep you distracted as you race around the courses. As always with RunThrough, there will be themed medals and a great atmosphere.
Marathon, Marathon + Event T-shirt (+£12), Group of 6 Booking, and 5 more
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Sun, 22 Oct 2023
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ, UK
Sunday, 22 Oct 2023
Marathon: 9:00 amMarathon + Event T-shirt (+£12): 9:00 amGroup of 6 Booking: 9:00 amHalf Marathon: 10:00 amHalf Marathon + Event T-Shirt: 10:00 amKid's Race: 12:30 pm5k Track Race: 12:45 pm5k Track Race + Event T-Shirt: 12:45 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for RunThrough Battersea Park Running Festival
10 Loops
Kid's Race
Marathon + Event T-shirt (+£12)
Half Marathon
Route information
This marathon course is totally flat, offering the perfect opportunity to push for a PB. The route starts at the Millenium Area and follows 10 laps of the park, before finishing on the Athletics Track, under the iconic RunThrough Gantry. The Half Marathon will be the same course, but 5 laps!
If you’re looking for a fast 5k, then look no further - the 5k Track race will be taking place on the Millennium Arena track. Take on 12.5 Laps of the track to perfectly pace that 5k pb.
What's included
  • Unique themed medal
  • Aid stations and post-race snacks
  • Marked and marshalled route
  • Chip timing
How to get there
Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ, UK
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Public Transport
There are a number of buses that drop you on the outskirts of the park, as well as Battersea station which is a short walk from the start of the race.
Event day logistics
09:00 Marathon starts
*Please note there is a 5-hour cut-off for this event. If you think you will be over this time, please get in touch to arrange for an 08:30 start.
10:00 Half Marathon starts
12:30 Junior race starts
12:45 5k track races start in 3 waves
12:45 Elite Men
13:15 Elite Women
13:45 All sub 20 minutes
14:15 All 20+ minutes
Race Packs
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
  • 18 and over on race day for the Marathon
  • 17 and over on race day for the Half Marathon
  • 11 and over on race day for the 5k Track Race
There will be a water station available on every lap of the course and at the finish where there will be water and post-race goodies.
When should I arrive at the RunThrough Battersea Park Running Festival?
You should arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race to allow time to register and warm up.
How old must I be to enter the RunThrough Battersea Park Running Festival?
All runners must be aged 18 or older in order to take part in the marathon; 17+ for the half marathon and 11+ for the 5k.
Do I need to attend registration on the day of the RunThrough Battersea Park Running Festival?
Yes, you will need to attend registration in order to collect your race number.
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