Run Fest at Lee Valley

Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross, Hetfordshire

Organiser's Description

The Lee Valley White Water Centre is a stunning venue in Hertfordshire, surrounded by a picturesque regional park, and will host the fourth Run Fest.

Half Marathon and 10k races will both start and finish at the White Water Centre, before heading out to the beautiful regional park. The course is traffic free, flat and fast, so not only can you smash your personal best, but you can also enjoy fantastic scenery whilst you are doing it!

This race is extremely popular and is great Spring and London Marathon prep.

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  • Half Marathon (Un Affiliated)
    £29.68 BOOK
  • 10K (Un Affiliated)
    £21.20 BOOK

Olympic venue

Unique custom finisher's medal

Cash prizes for:

Half Marathon - Fastest male under 72 minutes £250

Half Marathon - Fastest female under 80 minutes £250

10K - Fastest male under 34 minutes £100

10K - Fastest female under 38 minutes £100

Age group prizes in 10 year bands

Chip timing

Multiple water stations

Distance markers

Baggage area provided

Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire EN9 1AB


From junction 26 of the M25:

  • Follow the A121 towards Waltham Abbey.
  • Continue forward over each roundabout.
  • At T-junction (facing Royal Gunpowder Mills) turn left towards Waltham Cross along Highbridge Street.
  • The entrance to the centre is after approximately 100m on the right.
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From junction 25 of the M25:

  • Join the A10 towards Hertford.
  • At the first roundabout turn right onto the B198 for Waltham Cross.
  • Turn right at the next roundabout and left at a further roundabout to join Eleanor Cross Road / Station Road for one mile.
  • The entrance to the centre is on the left, opposite Jewson’s.
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Nearest stations: Waltham Cross or Cheshunt

From Waltham Cross train station:

  • It's a 25 minute train journey on the Abellio Greater Anglia Line from London Liverpool Street and just 12 minutes from Tottenham Hale. It’s then a 10 minute walk to the Centre
  • Leave Waltham Cross station and follow the pathway to the main road
  • Turn right along Highbridge Street (away from the roundabout)
  • Proceed down Station Road for about half a mile, the Centre is on the left hand side
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From Cheshunt train station

  • It's a 25 minute train journey on the Abellio Greater Anglia Line from London Liverpool Street and just 12 minutes from Tottenham Hale. It’s then a 25 minute walk through the picturesque River Lee Country Park.
  • Leave Cheshunt station and turn right towards the YHA London Lee Valley and Herts Young Mariners Base. Proceed through Lee Valley Regional Park car park at the bottom of the road
  • Take the turning into the country park on the right hand side
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Free parking is available at Lee Valley White Water Centre

A beautiful, picturesque course that is flat and fast

The 10k is a single lap, the Half Marathon is 2 laps on pathways, and both start and finish in the same location at the White Water Centre

The course map for the half marathon is available here

The course map for the 10k is available here

Race numbers:

Race numbers will not be posted out in advance of the race, and can be collected on race day after 8am. Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Minimum age:

Half - 18 yrs, 10k - 15 yrs


Come changed and ready to run if possible but a baggage area is provided


Toilets will be provided for the event.


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