Frequently Asked Questions
How do I enter the Vitality London 10K?
You can buy standard entries for the Vitality London 10k including a discount for UK Athletics members, but don't wait too long as standard entries sold out last year. There also many charity places available if you'd like to support a cause you care about.
When will I receive my race pack for the Vitality London 10K?
Race packs will be posted to all participants two weeks before the event. If you haven't received your race pack you can contact the Organiser to arrange a replacement, or you can collect a replacement pack on the morning of the race from the information tent in Green Park.
At what time does the Vitality London 10K start?
The Vitality London 10,000 will start at 10am. Please aim to get to your start area no later than 30 minutes before the start time. We recommend arriving at least an hour before the race starts to familiarise yourself with the course, and find the bag drops and toilets.
How do I get to the start?
The Vitality London 10,000 starts and finishes in Green Park in central London. We recommend taking public transport to the start as parking options are limited. Green Park and Hyde Park Corner are the nearest tube stations.
What time does the race start?
A. The start time for the 2018 Vitality London 10,000 will be available in due course. Runners are advised to arrive at least an hour before the race start time in order to get their bearings, find the baggage tents, locate the toilets and find out any last-minute details about the course.Q.
When will I receive my race pack?
A. Race packs will be sent via Royal Mail post two weeks prior to Race Day.Q.
What will be included in my race pack?
A. Your race pack will include your running number, IPICO Sports tag, Final Instructions booklet, baggage bag, safety pins and wire twist ties.Q.
What happens if I do not receive my pack in the post before Race Day?
A. If you have not received your race pack in the post two weeks prior to Race Day please contact the helpdesk, who will be able to issue you with a new pack, on 020 7902 0200. If you are unable to contact the helpdesk more than a week before the race, we will not be able to post a new pack to you. In this instance you will need to collect a race pack on the morning of the race from the Information Tent in Green Park.Q.
What time do I need to get to the start area?
A. Please aim to arrive no less than 30 minutes before your start time.Q.
What are the nearest stations to the start?
A. The assembly area for the Vitality London 10,000 is in Green Park. The nearest Tube stations are Green Park and Hyde Park Corner. Piccadilly Circus, St James’s Park, Charing Cross and Victoria are also within walking distance.Q. Where can I park near the start/
A. We do not recommend driving as parking in the area will be difficult. Public transport is the best option, but do check for any possible weekend engineering works before you travel at www.tfl.gov.uk/check.Q.
How will I find my start wave?
A. Confirmation of your start wave will be included in your race pack, which will be sent out two weeks prior to Race Day.Q. Are there drinks available on the course,
A. Buxton Natural Mineral Water will be available to runners at the 3km and 6km marks of the race. Buxton Natural Mineral Water will also be available in the assembly area in Green Park.Q. Are there toilets along the course,
A. There are no toilets along the course. However, there will be toilets available to runners in the assembly area in Green Park. Please make use of these before making your way to the Start Line.Q.
Where is the finish area?
A. The race starts and finishes in St James’s Park.Q. How can I meet up with friends/
relatives after the race?
A. You will be directed back to the assembly area in Green Park by the finish area marshals. Please arrange to meet your friends and/or relatives at a pre-designated point in this area after the race.