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RunThrough Chase The Sun Clapham Common 5k & 10k

London, Greater London

Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, London, UK

Wed 15th June 2022

Starting at 19:00

3 races

£25.00 - £120.00

Organiser's Description

Choose between a 5k or 10k and run around the flat and fast paths of Clapham Common, a perfect venue for personal best potential, and battle to get around the course to the finish line before the sun goes down – play it safe and fly round the 5k to finish before sunset, or go for the extra challenge of the 10k.

Each kilometre 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. At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Sun themed medal!

Races

  • 5 Km

    £25.00

    CLOSED
  • 10 Km

    £25.00

    CLOSED
  • Group Booking

    £120.00

    6 Places, Any Distance

    CLOSED

Book

  • 5 Km

    £25.00

    CLOSED
  • 10 Km

    £25.00

    CLOSED
  • Group Booking

    £120.00

    6 Places, Any Distance

    CLOSED

What's Included

Themed medal

Water

Post race goodies

How to Get There

Address: Mount Pond, Windmill Drive, London, SW4 9DE

Driving - There is no car park on site. If you park on the roads around the common, you will need to check the pay machines and watch out for permit areas.

Tube - The start is roughly 5 minutes walk from either Clapham Common Tube or Clapham South Tube, we will be 100m east of the bandstand. Follow the running crowds and look for the signs.

Train - The common is around 1 mile from Clapham Junction. So if you want to get the overground, you can either take a stroll (warm up?) or take the 35, 37 or 345 bus.

By Foot - The park is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. Cycle parking is available in the park.

Please, wherever possible walk, jog, run, 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. You can use TFL to help plan your journey.

Course Details

A flat course around clapham common which is 2 laps for the 5k and 4 laps. The majority of the route is on footpaths in the park running past Clapham Common Bandstand on route. The final 75 meters of the route is on gravel and is quite testing.

5k = 2 laps / 10k = 4 laps

facilities

Baggage

There will be a bag drop area within the event village where you can safely leave your belongings whilst you run.

Refreshments

There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and water at the finish alongside other post race goodies!

During the race

We will have marshals all around the course as well as KM signs and arrows. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park - be aware of people walking, dogs & bikes.

please note

There WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of people, dogs & cyclists. We have marshals around the course and signs but this is not a road race, you have to pay very close attention to where you are going. We do not recommend you use earphones and you need to pay close attention to everything around you. The nature of a park/common is that there are people doing whatever they so please, we can have no control over stray dogs or people running the opposite direction etc so please be aware.

Reviews

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4.7

4 reviews

RB
Richard

·3 years ago

A very well organised and fun event. Clapham Common Chase the Sun 5 and 10km event; I did the 10km. Getting the number, chip and bag drop was all very efficient. A short group warm up was available. Music was playing and it had a fun vibe. The race started exactly on time. The course was well marked out and had plenty of marshals and additional lighting. At the end the medal and goodies were all good. I really enjoyed it and I definitely recommend it.
Bel

·3 years ago

I ran with my dog. Thank you for a great evening run! Really well organised, friendly staff and so much enthusiasm! Thank you for letting me run with my dog too, although next time I will leave him at home as he was a nightmare running partner! Will sign up again for sure x
LA
Lauren

·4 years ago

The race was amazin. I did my first find a race' at Clapham Common Chase the sun a few weeks a ago! 6 months ago I couldn't even run up the stairs! (Lol) The race was amazing, all the people there were super helpful and the atmosphere has made me want to run in as many races as possible! 5 stars all round!
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Sam

·4 years ago

5/5. 5/5, I thought it was incredibly well run. I was amazed at the amount of people who were there to help, and how helpful they were. I plan on entering for a few more races.

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