RunThrough Chase The Sun Victoria Park 5k & 10k
We’re back for another evening 5k and 10k Chase the Sun event in Victoria Park, and it's a battle to get around the course before the sun goes down!
The wide, flat paths offer a brilliant opportunity for a personal best. Each km is accurately marked out with sign posts, 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!
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
Post race goodies and refreshments
St Marks Gate, Victoria Park, Cadogan Terrace, London E9 5HT
Nearest underground stations: Bow Road or Mile End. From Bow Road it is around a 15-20 minute walk to the venue. Alternatively you can take bus 488 or 276 from Bow Bus Garage. From Mile End, turn right onto Grove Road and it’s about 20 minutes walk straight down. Alternatively, on Grove Road you can catch bus 277 or 425 to the middle of the park.
Nearest rail station: Hackney Wick station.
The Park is easily accessible by foot and cycle. Cycle parking is available in the Park.
Minimum age: 11 years for a 5k, 15 years for a 10k
Refunds: 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.
Further information about the event: You will receive all race information, via email, in the week leading up to the event.
Timing Chip & Race Number: These are collected on race day. Please make sure you arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start so you have plenty of time to collect them.
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, show your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.
Toilets: There will be plenty of portaloos brought on site for the event.
Refreshments: There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish. We also have also flapjacks and fruit for when you finish.
During the race: We will have marshals all around the course as well as km signs and arrows.
The course is on the roads/paths in the park:
10k – 3 laps
5k – 1.5 laps
Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park.
Spectators: This Park could literally not be any better for spectating, the fields are open and every area of the Park is accessible to see people running round.
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! There WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. 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 recommend you do not use earphones and you need to pay close attention to everything around you.
Social Media: For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Twitter @runthroughuk and use the hashtag #RunThroughUK in the build up to the race :-)
If you use #RunThroughUK on Instagram with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!
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