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RunThrough Hyde Park 5k & 10k

Hyde Park, London W2 2UH

Hyde Park, London W2 2UH

Sat 17th October 2020

Starting at 09:30

2 races

£24.00

COVID-19 INFORMATION

EVENT VILLAGE

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 info@runthrough.co.uk.

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.

C-19 PLAN
Run Through Events has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

Join us for the final Hyde Park 5k & 10k of 2020, and run around the flat and fast paths of Hyde Park - the perfect venue to go for a personal best at either distance. As always with RunThrough, you will each get a unique themed medal, water, fruit & flapjack on the day.

Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags, and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and encourage you all the way over the finish line. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

Races

  • 5 Km
    £24.00 CLOSED
  • 10 Km
    £24.00 CLOSED

Book

  • 5 Km
    £24.00 CLOSED
  • 10 Km
    £24.00 CLOSED
What's Included

Themed medal

Water

Fruit & flapjack

Secure Bag Drop

Toilets

Location

Hyde Park Bandstand, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH

How To Get There

Hyde Park is highly accessible by public transport. If you are using a mobile device, the postcode for the park is W2 2UH, but note this is for guidance only as the park covers a large area. We are starting at the Bandstand which is near the Serpentine Lake.

By Tube

The tube stations that surround Hyde Park are:

Hyde Park Corner (Piccadilly Line) – this is the closest
Knightsbridge (Piccadilly Line)
Lancaster Gate (Central Line)
Marble Arch (Central Line)

By Bus

North London: 6, 7, 10, 16, 52, 73, 82, 390, 414
South London: 2, 36, 137, 436
West London: 9, 10, 14, 19, 22, 52, 74, 148, 414
East London: 8, 15, 30, 38, 274

More information can be found on the Royal Parks website.

Parking

There are car parking facilities available, but we recommend that visitors avoid coming by car as there are limited places. Visit the Royal Parks Website for details on the car parks within Hyde Park.

Other Information

Baggage: We will have a secure area where you can leave your baggage. We recommend you bring as little 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.

Toilets: Hyde Park has two sets of toilets, one near to the bandstand which is virtually on the course and near the start/finish, and another next to The Old Police House. We recommend arriving early if you plan to use the toilets.

Refreshments: There will be water provided on each lap of the race, as well as at the finish alongside bananas and of course flapjacks!

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. The course is 2 laps for the 5k and 4 laps for the 10k.

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, Hyde Park is London's busiest outdoor area so you will encounter pedestrians/dogs – please be aware. We have marshals around the course and signs but you have to pay very close attention to where you are going. We recommend you do not use earphones and you pay close attention to everything around you.

Social Media: Join our group on Facebook, RunThroughUK Chat, to ask any questions 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.

4.7 · 9 Reviews

Amy

·a year ago

Enjoyable Well Organised Event. Ran the Hyde Park 10k yesterday. Very well organised and appreciative of the 20ps for the toilets and support around the course. Looking forward to the next race in preparation for the marathon in April.
AR
Arati

·a year ago

Not the best run though event. I have done lots of races with run through and I generally love them but this one was not the greatest. Not the best route and it felt a bit subdued
SA
Shangeetha

·a year ago

A well organised race. It was very calm, organised and such fun. The route (5k - 2 laps) was relatively easy with a good stretch of downhill. The Marshalls were enthusiastic and encouraging. The medal we get was great quality. All in all, a great first 5k!
Josh

·a year ago

Well organised fun race. Communication was good and easy to locate the start. Quick and easy to get number and bag storage available. Well marshalled course which was 4 laps round a segment of Hyde park for 10k which I enjoyed. Medal, energy drink and kind bar at the end was a nice touch along with our time. Would do again and try other locations :)
RB
Rachael

·a year ago

Really well organised and a great friendly atmosphere, thank you.
CL
Caitlyn

·a year ago

Great event. Well organized and friendly staff. I had a hiccup with my entry and the team were super helpful and responsive. The day of the event was fun and ran smoothly (excuse the pun!). Loved it and would be more likely to choose another race run by runthrough over another organizer.
Gareth

·2 years ago

Well organised event.
Cristina

·2 years ago

Outstanding. It was my first race with Runthroughuk and I absolutely loved it. Very well organised with all the support and supplies needed. I would give ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ if possible!!!!
Gavin

·2 years ago

Excellent event.
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