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The City v Wharf 5k Run Challenge

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Lace up for a battle between the two major business regions in London. This event is the ideal way to break up your working week and the 5K distance is perfect for both advanced and beginner runners. So grab your shoes and head down to Victoria Park for that finisher's medal.

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The City v Wharf 5k Run Challenge route


This 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 headed 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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Race entry
  • Professional chip timing
  • Bespoke finisher's meda
  • Snack, drinks and other refreshments
  • Free online race photographs
Raceday Logistics


17:30 - Arrival at Victoria Park & Registration

18:00 - Race start

Please make sure to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the event to get registered and warmed up before hitting the path.


Spectators are definitely encouraged to get down to this awesome event and cheer on their respective 'side' of the city.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is there bag storage at the City vs. Wharf 5k 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.
Will there be toilets at the City vs. Wharf 5k Challenge?
Yes, and these will be located next to the event hub near the Crown East Gate.
Is there parking at the City vs. Wharf 5k 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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Fix Events is one of the leading multisport event management companies in the UK, with over 11 years experience, hosting over 70+ annual events including running, triathlons, corporate and charity events. We create all-inclusive and welcoming events in some of the best locations in the UK, catering for the super competitive and experienced athlete to complete novices and fun runners. We run standalone events under the Fix Events name and also create successful series such as MoRunning, which supports the Movember Foundation, delivering 22+ MoRuns to over 15,000 MoRunners during November. We also host charity events such as the Go Dad Runs inspired by Colin Jackson, the Use Your Senses series in aid of Guide Dogs UK and the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Run Series. We pride ourselves in delivering the very best and most enjoyable sports events we can. We deliver every event with 100% passion and commitment, to the very highest standard.

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