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The CityvWharf 5k Run Challenge

Run 5km

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This is the biggest corporate run challenge which brings a friendly rivalry between City and Wharf. A great individual or team event which is for all abilities to enjoy. As this is an evening run be sure to enjoy the wonderful sunset as you speed around Victoria Park.

How to enter the The CityvWharf 5k Run Challenge

  1. 5K

    Run 5km
    £18
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The CityvWharf 5k Run Challenge route

THE COURSE

Please take care when running around the course as this is public land and local residents will be out and about. Please always stay on the left unless otherwise guided. Enjoy this great run around Victoria Park.

Start and Finish in the same spot.

Difficulty - Easy

Marshal's
There will be marshals around the course to support and encourage you.

Chip timed
Please note placings for this race will be based on chip time.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Drinks and snacks will be available at the finish line.
  • Finishers medal
  • Goodies
  • 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.
  • Funky tunes
  • Chip timed
  • Marshals
  • Results - You will be able to check out your instant race results on our race timing screen.
  • Free photos
Raceday Logistics

RACE PACKS:

Your race packs will be posted to you prior to the event and will include your race number and race timing chip. Anyone registering within the last few days prior to the event will have to collect this at our registration tent at the event.

ARRIVAL & START TIME:

The CityvWharf 5k Run Challenge will start at 6pm so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the event start. Please make sure you pin your race number to the front of your t-shirt and your race timing chip should be on your ankle.

TOILETS:

Situated at our event hub.

BAG STORAGE:

This is located next to the registration tents. Please note space is very limited so travel as lightly as possible. If you require bag storage make sure you arrive with plenty of time to spare.

THE EVENT:

The run will kick off at 6pm and will take you around Victoria Park. We will start gathering you in to the start area at 5.50pm. We will have some funky tunes played to get you in the spirit and you will be warmed up by our team.

There will be marshals around the course to support and encourage you. Please check out the course map! Please note placings for this race will be based on chip time.

Please take care when running around the course as this is public land and local residents will be out and about. Please always stay on the left unless otherwise guided.

Results will be displayed on our race timing screen so after crossing the finish line you can check out your time.

THE EVENT HUB

Our event hub is near the Crown Gate East entrance. Turn right when in the park and we are approx 100 meters up from the entrance.

TEAM SIZES

If getting a team together you need at least 4 people but can have an unlimited number of people within your overall team. There's no need to work out teams as it's just the case of getting as many people taking part as you can and groups are simply established by finish times as each person cross the finish line. These will also be split as male, female and mixed!


Kit List

Normal running gear is perfect for this event. Bring warm clothes for after the event depending on the weather.

Spectators

Spectators are welcome.

Volunteers

Our Fix Events are made possible by the great team that work with us.

If you would like to volunteer at any of our events please email [email protected] You will be part of a great team, super friendly environment and some of the best events across the country! Your role will be to marshal on the course or help within the event hub giving participants plenty of support and encouragement. And as a volunteer you will get free entry to any Fix Events. That’s one free event for every time you volunteer (if you want!) We hope to hear from you soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

At what time does the City v Wharf 5k Challenge start?
The race starts at 6pm so please arrive at least 15 minutes before that and have your bib pinned to your t shirt and timing chip around your ankle ready for the start of the race
How do I enter the City v Wharf 5k Challenge?
You can either enter online at Let's Do This or you can enter on the day if the event has not sold out - please check the website for this information. If you want to enter a team please email [email protected]
Where can I find results for the City v Wharf 5k Challenge?
Results will be available on special screens as soon as you cross the finish line so you can immediately see how you did
When will I receive my race pack for the City v Wharf 5k Challenge?
Race Packs will be collected on the morning of the event from the Race HQ (by the race start)
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The CityvWharf 5k Run Challenge weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

25°C
Predicted highs
13°C
Predicted lows
IconModerate breeze possible, up to 10mph

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