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Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September

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Race through the hallowed grounds of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Perfect for runners of all levels, the course snakes around the entire park, allowing participants to appreciate the breath-taking surroundings. Come to feel like an Olympic Athlete or for the chance to clock a PB.

How to enter the Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September

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  2. 5k

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Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September routes

The race starts from the unique ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower, one of the park's most unique attractions. Runners will then loop around the enormous Olympic Stadium - where Usain Bolt set his 9.63 100m Olympic record - 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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Refreshment stations
  • Chip timing
  • Marshalled course
  • Fruit and flapjack
Raceday Logistics


0930 - Race begins

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 roles such as course marshalling, bag storage, and manning refreshment stations.

In return, 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:

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find results for the Runthrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k?
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Will there be refreshments available at the Runthrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k?
There will be water provided at the 5km point of the race and some more at the finish line. There will also be bananas and flapjacks on the finish line too.
Is there a secure baggage drop off point at the Runthrough Olympic Park 5k & 10k?
They have a secure area where you can leave your bags. They recommend to bring as few bags as possible on the race day.

Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September weather forecast

Clear throughout the day.

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