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RunThrough Crystal Palace 5k, 10k & Half
Crystal Palace Park, Crystal Palace Parade, LondonCrystal Palace Parade, London SE19 2GA
Sun 13th December 2020
Starting at 10:30
£22.00 - £25.00
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 email@example.com.
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.
This undulating route in the beautiful park is the perfect opportunity for a fun morning run, even passing a few dinosaurs along the course! This is also our first half marathon at Crystal Palace so come and join us for a brand new RunThrough route!
5 Km£22.00 CLOSED
10 Km£22.00 CLOSED
Half Marathon£25.00 CLOSED
5 Km£22.00 CLOSED
10 Km£22.00 CLOSED
Half Marathon£25.00 CLOSED
Do it for charity
Secure bag drop
Fruit & flapjacks
Crystal Palace Park, Crystal Palace Parade, London SE19 2GA
How To Get There
The Park is a short walk from Crystal Palace Station or Penge West Station.
Routes serving the park and its surrounding area include 3, 122, 157, 202, 227, 249, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417, 432, 450
Crystal Palace Park is in South-East London. From the entry from High St/Thicket Road - Sat Nav use Post Code SE19 2GA - the event hub is on the grass area up from the Park toilets.
There is car parking in and around the Park. Please check on arrival as some may be pay and display; arrive with plenty of time to spare as parking may fill up quickly.
Start Times: Half Marathon – 9:30am, 5k & 10k – 10:15am
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.
There will be portaloos within the event village for runners and spectators to use.
There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish. We have also ordered some flapjacks and bananas for when you finish :-)
During the race
There will be marshals all around the course as well as km signs and arrows. The course is on the roads/paths in the park. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park.
You are free to wander around the park so you can see where the competitors will be running. It is lapped so you will see them on numerous occasions.
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.
We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be on our Facebook page after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.
Things to note!
You can decide whether you run 5k or 10k on the day.
There WILL be pedestrians on the paths. We recommend you do not use earphones and you need to pay close attention to everything around you. Please be aware of people, cyclists and dogs.
Join our group on Facebook, RunThroughUK Chat to ask us and our community any questions you like about the race or your training.
If you wanted to share your journey to the race or after the race with us on Instagram we are on @RunThroughUK and don’t forget to #RunThroughUK.
For updates leading up to the race and results, please check out our Twitter @RunThroughUK.
After the race check out our Snapchat story @RunThroughUK and try spot yourself.
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.
Can I enter more than one person at once?
The best way to enter more than one person is to do it in separate transactions so that we accurately capture the details of each runner.
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.
I didn't choose whether I am running 5k or 10k, did I need to?
No, unless the different distances show as an option on the event webpage when entering, you can decide whether you run 5k or 10k on the day.
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.
Do you have a baggage drop? Do you charge for it?
Yes we will have a baggage drop, and it is FREE to use. We have a member of staff managing the station while you run.
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.
How do I collect my RunThrough kit?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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