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The Orchid London River Run 10k & 5k

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Race in support of Orchid's Male Cancer Awareness Week with this evening 5 & 10K. Great for runners of all stripes, the course snakes along the Thames and passed many of London's most notable landmarks. Come along and support this great cause.

The Orchid London River Run 10k & 5k routes


This is a 5KM lapped route, with 10KM participants completing it twice. This race is in support of Orchid's Male Cancer Awareness Week.

The race kicks-off from Paternoster Square just outside of St Paul's Cathedral and will pass London's most iconic landmarks such as Houses of Parliament, Tower of London and the Millennium Bridge to name a few.

As an evening race, this is the perfect chance for some fantastic post-work exercise.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip timing
  • Distance marked
  • Course marshalled
  • First aid on-site
  • Post-race goodies
Raceday Logistics


1830: Race begins

Please ensure that you arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race in order to drop your bag and warm up.


Spectators are strongly encourage to come and support the runners and can place themselves at any one of the fantastic landmarks which the race will pass.


Nice work are always on the lookout for volunteers to help out with their events. There are a variety of roles available from marshalling to helping with event set-up.

In return, volunteers will be given free entry to one of their races and, in certain cases, paid expenses. If interested, please contact: [email protected]


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I attach my timing chip?
Your timing chip is incorporated into your race number and should not be removed. Please place the race number on the front of your vest/shirt and not on your leg or back.
Can I leave my bag at registration?
Baggage drop facilities will be available at the Race HQ.
Are there toilets on-site?
Toilets will be provided within the Event Village.
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The Orchid London River Run 10k & 5k weather forecast

Clear throughout the day.

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