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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.
5k, and 10k
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Sat 18th Sep 2021
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London, United Kingdom
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<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Waterden Rd, London, UK
Start times
9:00am |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Olympic Park 5k & 10k – September
Route information
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 2.5k long - 5k runners will complete it twice with 10k 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.
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What's included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Refreshment stations
  • Chip timing
  • Marshalled course
  • Fruit and flapjack
How to get there
Waterden Rd, London, UK
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By 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.
By Bus
Regular buses services run from Central London into Stratford City bus station.
There is paid parking available in the Westfield Stratford City.
Event day logistics
09:00 10k starts
09:00 5k starts
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.
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Where can I find results for the Olympic Park 5k & 10k - September?
You can find results for the Olympic Park 5k & 10k online at
Will there be refreshments available at the Olympic Park 5k & 10k - September?
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 Olympic Park 5k & 10k - September?
They have a secure area where you can leave your bags. They recommend to bring as few bags as possible on the race day.
Where can I find my race photos?
Event photographs will be uploaded to RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
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