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RunThrough Chase The Sun Wimbledon 5k & 10k

Cannizaro Park, West Side Common, Wimbledon

West Side Common, London SW19 4UE, UK

Wed 23rd June 2021

Starting at 19:00

2 races


Organiser's Description

We are excited to be continuing our RunThrough Chase the Sun series in 2021, and will be back at the wonderful Wimbledon Common.

Join us at the Common and run either 5k or 10k and race round the course before the sun goes down. Starting at 7pm, you can either play it safe and race around a quick 5k, or take on a full 10k before the sun sets. At the end of the race you will get your hands on your well deserved Chase the Sun themed medal!

Run through the picturesque Wimbledon Common; this flat trail course is the perfect way to spend a Summer’s evening!


  • 5 Km


  • 10 Km




  • 5 Km


  • 10 Km


What's Included

Themed medal


Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags

Plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish.


Cannizaro Park, West Side Common, Wimbledon SW19 4UE

How To Get There

Getting there from the Tube/Train station will need careful planning. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time!

Train/Tube - The nearest train station is Wimbledon. From here, take 93 bus to bus stop Q (Marryat Road), it is then a 5-10 minute walk to the start.

By Foot - The park is easily accessible by foot, just pop on google maps and head for Cannizaro Park.

Please, wherever possible walk, jog, run, cycle or use public transport when attending the event. Please also watch out for other park users when arriving and leaving. You can use TFL to help plan your journey.

Course Details

We will have marshals all around the course as well as KM signs and arrows. It will be 1 lap for the 5k and 2 lap for the 10k. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park - be aware of people walking, dogs and bikes.

Other Information

You can decide which distance to run on the day.


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 your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.


There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and water at the finish alongside your fruit and flapjack!

During the race

We will have marshals all around the course as well as KM signs and arrows. It will be 1 lap for the 5k and 2 lap for the 10k. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park - be aware of people walking, dogs and bikes.


Results will be available on after the race.


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 people, dogs and 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.

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page – and 'Check In' on race day or on Twitter / @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.


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5 reviews


·2 years ago

Yet another Event. I just love the Run-Through group Events! Being a novice to Running Events, they have made everything very simple & extremely enjoyable at each Event so far. Can't wait for the next one! X

·3 years ago

Nice evening out. Mostly friendly marshals although some looked very bored and uninterested! Well organised registration process, nice atmosphere, music and a group warm up. Well marked route. Great finish process. Lady at the end announced by finish by name and said well done! GREAT post run snacks, really made it! Would run again.

·3 years ago

Great Event. First time running the Event but will certainly do again, absolutely loved it!

·3 years ago

Fantastic. Fantastic! Great route! Very scenic! Well organized and loads of fun

·3 years ago

Good flat course. Good flat course - some running on trails. Very well organised and marshalled


Cannizaro Park, West Side Common, Wimbledon


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