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Take part in this fast and friendly race around one of East London's most beautiful parks. Great for runners of all abilities, the course loops around Victoria Park on wide and flat paths. Come for the chance to get a PB or for the unique finisher's medal.

Review summary

33 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Jud D
"A great race location, Victoria Park is stunning in the autumn. Easy for..."


Paul C
"I loved it - at first I thought doing 6 and a half laps of the park would be a..."


Jan H
"Funny way to get people to move! Too busy later on for more talented runners...."
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How to enter the Victoria Park Race - November

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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  2. 10K

    Run 10km
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  3. 5K

    Run 5km
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Victoria Park Race - November routes

The course is a loop around the ever popular Victoria Park.

Depending on the race, runners will complete a different number of laps.

Half Marathon – 6.5 laps
10k – 3 laps
5k – 1.5 laps

The course is on the roads and paths within the park and there will be marshals all around the course as well as mile flags.

Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Refreshment stations throughout the course
  • Chip timed results
  • Official event photography
  • Fruit and flapjack
  • Bespoke finishers medals
Raceday Logistics


0930 - Half Marathon starts
1000 - 5km starts
1005 - 10km starts

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of your race to ensure you have plenty of time to complete the registration process. Further information will be sent out to those have registered closer to the time.


With every area of the park accessible, this is a truly great event for spectators. As a result of the looped course, you can cheer you friends or family both at the start and over the finish line.


An extra pair of hands is always welcomed at these events. RunThrough has a variety of volunteering roles to fill from baggage storage to distributing finisher's medals. If you're interested in getting involved, then head over to

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there somewhere safe I can leave my bag?
Yes, there is a secure area where you can leave your baggage. Please try to bring as little with you as possible though
Where can I find results for the Victoria Park 5K, 10K & Half?
You can find results for the Victoria Park 5K, 10K & Half online at
Will there be toilets available to participants during the race?
Yes, there are portaloos located at the start/finish

Victoria Park Race - November weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

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Victoria Park Race - November reviews (33)

4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Funny way to get people to move! Too busy later on for more talented runners. And the corners are too sharp and slippery for them. Thanks for the volunteers and organisation!
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    Petr P

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Thank you for the support and organisation, I was fond of pretty much everything, the only thing I was missing was the last lap of the half-marathon wasn't all signed pre-race and eventually marked as ''0.5 miles'', it took me however, nearly 4 minutes to conquer which implies it had to be longer and likely mismeasured by the organisers. Generally happy for my results, however, couldn't do strong finish due to longer than expected distance in the last lap
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    Lynn C

    Did the 5K in 2019

    Had a really lovely run with my step daughter around a natural park and could have run further hopefully next time thank you to all the volunteers
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    I loved it - at first I thought doing 6 and a half laps of the park would be a bit of a challenge - it wasn't - doing a HM there was like doing a track race on a much larger scale.
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    A great race location, Victoria Park is stunning in the autumn. Easy for supporters to come and cheer you on. Nice flat course. Nice to have the 5k and 10k runners out with us for part of it.
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    Eric H

    Did the 10K in 2019

    This was my first 10k and I enjoyed it overall - your volunteers were absolutely awesome and even though I was one of the slowest 10k times I didn't feel out of place.

    A little more signage for 10k runners would have been good - I wasn't sure where the lap started and ended so was relying on my app. Having said that, your volunteers were very proactive and clear when it came to the time where 10k people were finishing and were funneling off from the main route.

    Overall I'd definitely recommend this event.

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    David B

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Half marathon involved doing 6 laps. My only gripes are that they didn't clean up any of the super-slippery leaves, which would have been especially handy on the sharp corners. It's not fun having to avoid injuring yourself on a crowded course; for something that wouldn't have taken very long to clean up. Another bit of the course had horse-poo in the middle which they also didn't remove.
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    Darren C

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Brilliant atmosphere, well organised, very good warm, nice course, thank you very much, support was so good, few hilarious glances when they saw I was running barefoot, but after the initial glance nice support.
    A totallt off street run in glorious Victoria park, where I train, so familiar beautiful ru.
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    Simon B

    Did the 10K in 2019

    Well organised and a good course b
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    Steve J

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    The route was fairly dull to be honest. The lack crowds / support didn’t help and although your own staff did a great job it’s a venue I wouldn’t return to in the future.

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