RunThrough Alexandra Palace 5k & 10k
Back by popular demand, we are returning to Alexandra Palace for a unique opportunity to run this popular 10k route, now with an added 5k option!
Alexandra Palace is a Grade II listed entertainment and sports venue in London, located in Muswell Hill in the London Borough of Haringey. Come and join us for a fantastic morning out with panoramic views of London!
Each kilometer is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!
*Please be aware there may be changes to this event due to COVID-19. If for any reason, the event cannot go ahead, you will be contacted via email.
All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.
As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.
There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.
You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.
There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.
DURING THE RACE
The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.
There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.
If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.
Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.
AFTER THE RACE
Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
Chip timed results
Unique themed medal
Free official event photos
Flapjacks & fruit
Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY
The event village is located in the Fairground Car Park, in the South-West corner of the Park.
Please, wherever possible walk, jog, cycle or use public transport when attending the event. If you do have to drive, please consider car-sharing to reduce our impact on both the environment and other park users. Please also watch out for other park users when arriving and leaving.
By Car – The venue can be accessed from the A406 North Circular. Use postcode N22 7AY for your Satnav.
By Tube/Train – The nearest tube station is Wood Green on the Piccadilly Line (journey time is 20 minutes from Piccadilly Circus). Exit Wood Green Station and go to bus stop A to pick up the W3 bus up the hill to Alexandra Palace.
Alexandra Palace has its own British Rail Station, fittingly called Alexandra Palace Station. It is located at the Wood Green entrance to the Park. A regular train service runs direct from Kings Cross to Alexandra Palace.
By Foot – The park is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. Cycle parking is available in the park.
Use TFL to help plan your journey.
There is parking available in the car parks next to Alexandra Palace. There is also some parking available on the surrounding roads to the Park.
Once you enter you will receive a confirmation email. More information will be sent closer to the event!
9am – 10k Wave 1
10am – 10k Wave 2
11:30am – 5k Wave 1
12pm – 5k Wave 2
What is the minimum age to enter an event?
11 years old for a 5k, 15 years old for a 10k
I can't make the event, can I have a refund?
Sorry, we don’t offer refunds. However, if you let us know 14 days in advance of the event we can transfer your entry to a friend or to a later event.
Where can I find my results after the event?
Your results will be live on the website www.runthrough.co.uk during the event. If you have any questions or queries with your results please email email@example.com
Am I allowed to wear headphones?
We’d strongly advise against it – the nature of the events means that you need to be aware of your surroundings and be able to hear marshals instructions.
RunThrough kit can be collected at any event. Simply head to the kit stall and pick the size and colour you want.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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