The City v Wharf Run Challenge

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The City v Wharf Run Challenge
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Enjoy an evening run in Victoria Park, slap bang in the middle of the two major business regions of London: The City and The Wharf. This event is the ideal way to break up your working week and get competitive with not only yourself but also your corporate competitors.
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5k, Individual 10k and Team 10k Relay
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Thu, 14 Sept 2023
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Victoria Park, Grove Rd, London E3 5TB, UK
Start times
Thursday, 14 Sept 2023
5k: 6:00 pmIndividual 10k: 6:00 pmTeam 10k Relay: 6:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The City v Wharf Run Challenge
5k
Distance
5km
£25
Individual 10k
Distance
10km
£25
Team 10k Relay
Distance
10km
£20
Route information
This event must be the greatest run challenge between our Capital's two business districts. It will be a cracking evening and there will be prizes on offer for individual winners, fastest company (minimum of 5 runners per company), most runners from one company, and a number of other awards.
The event takes place in the historic Victoria Park and comprises of two loops, with the second smaller than the first. The route starts near the Crown Gate East and heads up to the far northern corner before circling back towards the start line for the second lap.
The course is almost entirely flat making it the perfect ground to set your next personal best.
10k Relay
Enter as a team of 2, with both entrants running 5k each.
What's included
  • Unique themed medal
  • Post race goodies
  • Instant / live results
  • Chip timing
  • Awards for top finishers
  • Marshalled course
  • Toilets
  • Bag drop
  • Water
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How to get there
Victoria Park, Grove Rd, London E3 5TB, UK
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By Car
The event hub is located near the Crown Gate East entrance and there will be marshals there to guide you to the right place. Victoria Park can be accessed from the A12. Parking is not included in entry and cannot be guaranteed on the surrounding streets.
Parking
There is no dedicated parking at Victoria Park, so be sure to factor this into your journey.
By Train
  • Nearest underground stations: Bow Road or Mile End
  • Nearest overground station: Hackney Wick
Event day logistics
17:50 Gather at start line
18:00 All races start
* Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the race is due to start.
Race Pack
All race packs must be collected from race HQ on the day of the event. If you are entered as part of a team, one of your members can collect for everyone.
On-site Facilities
There will be somewhere to leave your bag during the race. Space is limited so please keep bags small. Please note that all bags are left at their own risk.
Toilets will be located at the event hub.
Prizes
There will be trophies awarded for overall individual winners, fastest company (minimum of 5 runners per company), most runners from one company, and a number of other awards. Please note these will be presented during the week after the event as all results will need to be assessed.
FAQs
Is there bag storage at the The City vs. Wharf 5k Run Challenge?
There is a bag drop located next to the registration tents. However, space is very limited so travel as light as possible and ensure you arrive with plenty of time to spare.
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Will there be toilets at the The City vs. Wharf 5k Run Challenge?
Yes, and these will be located next to the event hub near the Crown Gate East entrance.
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Is there parking at the The City vs. Wharf 5k Run Challenge?
There is no dedicated parking at Victoria Park, there may be street parking nearby - but this is certainly not guaranteed.
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How does the competition work at The City vs. Wharf 5k Run Challenge?
There will be prizes on offer for individual winners, fastest company (minimum of 5 runners per company), most runners from one company, and a number of other awards.
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