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Victoria Park Race – March

3 races scheduled · 1000 participants · 2020-03-07 · London
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About this event

Run through one of London's most picturesque green spaces in the Victoria Park Race. Ideal for those new to running or experienced runners alike, the route takes you right around the park and passed its notable sites. Come for your first race event or for that all important finisher's medal.

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Your organiser

RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Mar 07 2020

What's included:

  • Refreshment stations throughout the course
  • Chip timed results
  • Official event photography
  • Fruit and flapjack
  • Bespoke finisher's medals
  • Marshalled course
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3.7
1 reviews
Maurizio
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3.7
Did the 5K in 2019
Victoria Park is a nice setting, but having to do several laps for a short run is not the best (of course it is understandable that not all races can block roads and so on... but still).<br />It was nicely organized with staff helping runners to warm up and refreshments at the end. overall nice experience, perhaps a bit expensive for a short run, but I certainly enjoyed it.… read more
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can baggage be stored?
There is a secure storage area, however due to limited space it is recommended that you bring as little extra luggage as possible. … read more
FAQ
Are there toilet facilities?
There will be numerous portaloos available on site. … read more
FAQ
When can I access my results?
Results will be published on the organisers website following the conclusion of the race. … read more
Route description
Route description

The route takes your around the park's edge before cutting back into the middle, passed the Bandstand and through the Pools Playground.

Each race will completed a different number of laps, which are detailed below.

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

The course will be marshalled throughout - giving a clear indication of when each mile is completed.

Maurizio
Star
3.7
Did the 5K in 2019
Victoria Park is a nice setting, but having to do several laps for a short run is not the best (of course it is understandable that not all races can block roads and so on... but still).<br />It was nicely organized with staff helping runners to warm up and refreshments at the end. overall nice experience, perhaps a bit expensive for a short run, but I certainly enjoyed it.
3.7
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Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

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.

Spectators

With every area of the park remaining open and accessible this a truly great event for spectators. Cheer off the competitors from the start before enjoying the park for yourself - just be sure to get back in time to encourage the runners over the finish line.

Volunteers

RunThrough are always keeping an eye out for great volunteers to help with their events. There are numerous roles available:

  • Course marshal
  • Manning water stations
  • Giving out finisher's medals
  • Baggage storage

What's in it for you? RunThrough will offer you free entry into one of their great races. Simply follow the link here: https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/

How to get there

Montessori on the Park, St Mark's Church, St Mark's Gate, Victoria Park, St Marks Gate, London E9 5HT, UK

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Address: St Marks Gate, Victoria Park, Cadogan Terrace, London E9 5HT

Train/Tube: Bow Road and Mile End are the nearest underground stations, both of which are around a 25 minute walk to St Marks Gate. Alternatively, Hackney Wick overground station is around a 10 minute walk away away.

Car: There is limited car parking available near Victoria Park and public transport is advised.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can baggage be stored?
There is a secure storage area, however due to limited space it is recommended that you bring as little extra luggage as possible.
FAQ
Are there toilet facilities?
There will be numerous portaloos available on site.
FAQ
When can I access my results?
Results will be published on the organisers website following the conclusion of the race.
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Where can I see the professional photographs?
Photographs will be uploaded onto Facebook after the race.
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When will I receive pack information?
Further race information, including race numbers and registration will be sent out to entrants nearer the time.
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