RunThrough Chase The Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
C-19 PLAN
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Organiser's Description

Start your year off right and come and join us for the first Chase The Moon event of 2020 - a unique 5k and 10k, racing around the inspiring grounds of London 2012′s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best.

Starting at 7pm, you can choose to run a quick 5k, or take on a full 10k. As always with a RunThrough event, each kilometre will be accurately marked out and there will be plenty of signs and marshals around the course to keep you going all the way to the finish!

Start Time

19:00pm

Races

EVENT VILLAGE

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 info@runthrough.co.uk.

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.

Unique themed medal

Chip timed results

Free official event photographs

Water

Fruit & Flapjack

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST

(ArcelorMittal Orbit (giant red structure directly outside the Olympic Stadium)

Public transport is the best and easiest way to get to and from the Park – by train, underground, bus or bicycle.

The nearest train, tube and bus stops are at Stratford, Stratford International, Hackney Wick, Pudding Mill and Leyton stations.

Tube: If you are exiting out of Stratford Underground Station – take escalator or lift up to ‘The Street’ (which is the outdoor part of Westfield Shopping Centre) – follow it along, bear right at Fountain Square toward John Lewis and then left at Jamie’s Italian. At the end of the passage, cross the road into the Park.

Train: The nearest stations are Stratford station and Stratford International station. Stratford station is served by: • Docklands Light Railway (DLR) • Jubilee and Central lines • National Rail services operated by Greater Anglia and c2c • London Overground services

Stratford International station is served by: • Docklands Light Railway (DLR) • Southeastern High Speed 1 services

You can also enter the Park via Hackney Wick station which is on the London Overground.

Bus: The 388 bus runs between Blackfriars in central London and Stratford City near the station entrance, going through the Park and stopping at the Copper Box Arena and Westfield Avenue near the London Aquatics Centre.

The 308 bus runs between Clapton to Wanstead via Stratford City near the station entrance and Celebration Avenue in East Village.

The 339 bus runs between Leytonstone and Shadwell, with stops at Stratford City near the station entrance, the London Aquatics Centre, and on Carpenters Road at King’s Yard before exiting the Park at White Post Lane.

The D8 bus runs between Crossharbour and Stratford International bus station, going through the Park including Carpenters Road and Pool Street (by the London Aquatics Centre).

Stratford bus station and Stratford City bus station are both located in close proximity to Stratford station.

More information is available at www.tfl.gov.uk.

Paid parking is available in Westfield Stratford City.

Baggage: We will have a secure area where you can leave your baggage. We recommend you bring as little baggage as possible. Your baggage tag is attached to your race number, you simply tear it off and attach to your bag. To collect, all you have to do show you number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.

Refreshments: There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and water at the finish. There will also be bananas & flapjacks waiting for you at the finish.

During the race: There will be marshals all around the course as well as km signs and arrows. The course is two laps for the 5k and four laps for the 10k on the roads/paths in the park. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park.

Results: Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.

Pictures: We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be on Facebook after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.

Things to note! For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/runthr... and ‘Check In’ on race day or on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/runthro... / @runthroughuk use the hashtag #RunThroughUK in the build up to the race :-)

If you #RunThroughUK on Instagram with your race day collages and the best ones will feature on our page!

Please email info@runthrough.co.uk with any questions.

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Great event!

Everything you want from an event...easy registration, helpful staff, plenty of clean toilets, baggage drop, accurate timing, plenty of food and drink at the end. PB course. Couldn't fault

Debbie Panter / Jan 09, 2020

Such a welcoming 1st Time Event

This was the first race I'd taken part in as an adult. I was a little nervous about how the whole thing was going to happen, but everyone who was there helping out on the day was incredible helpful and reassuring. I can't wait to sign up for my next race :)

Lauren Brown / Jan 09, 2020

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