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RunThrough Chase The Moon Olympic Park 5k & 10k
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, LondonQueen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST
Wed 10th February 2021
Starting at 20:00
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. You can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. As always with a RunThrough event each kilometer 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 Times: 10k – 7:00pm 5k – 7:30pm
Unique themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
Fruit & Flapjack
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST
(ArcelorMittal Orbit (giant red structure directly outside the Olympic Stadium)
How To Get There
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 [email protected] with any questions.
Are your events chip timed?
Yes, all of our events are chip timed and accurately measured.
What is the minimum age to enter an event?
11 years old for a 5k, 15 years old for a 10k and 17 years old for Half Marathon.
When do entries close before an event? Can I enter on the day?
Entries normally close when the event sells out or on the Thursday before the event. Entries on the day is dependent on the capacity for the event, please refer to the specific event page after online entries have closed to see is there are entries on the day.
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.
When will I receive more information about the event?
You will receive all race information, via email, in the week leading up to the event. For a weekend event you will receive it by Wednesday, and for a mid-week event, you will receive it by Monday.
Will I receive anything through the post?
No, nothing is posted. You will receive all race information by email and you will collect your race pack on the day of the event.
Do we collect our Timing Chip and Race Number on the day of the event?
Yes, that is correct. Please make sure you arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start so you have plenty of time to collect them.
Where can I find my results after the event?
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 at the time of collection.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at [email protected]
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