RunThrough Victoria Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon - September

St Marks Gate Victoria Park Cadogan Terrace London E9 5HT

Organiser's Description

Come and run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon around the wide, flat paths of Victoria Park and see if your Summer training has paid off. Victoria Park provides the perfect opportunity to test out a new distance or go for a chip timed personal best!

As with all RunThrough races each mile will be accurately marked out with sign posts and there will be plenty of helpers to keep you on track and cheer you all the way to the finish line.

Start Time



Free official race photos

Chip timed results

Unique themed medal


Fruit & Flapjack

Mile markers

St Marks Gate, Victoria Park, Cadogan Terrace, London E9 5HT

Nearest underground stations: Bow Road or Mile End

Nearest rail station: Hackney Wick station

From Bow Road: Turn right out of the station. Take the next left down Addington Road. Continue walking straight until you can turn right onto Tredegar Road. Take the third left onto Parnell Road. Enter the park at the end of Parnell Road. It is around a 15-20 minute walk. Alternatively you can take bus 488 or 276 from Bow Bus Garage.

From Mile End station: Turn left and cross over Mile End Road. Turn right onto Grove Road – it’s about 20 minutes walk straight down. Alternatively, you can also walk most of the way through Mile End Park, which runs parallel to Grove Road. Alternatively, on Grove Road you can catch bus 277 or 425 to the middle of the park.

From Hackney Wick station: Turn left out of the station, at the end of the road turn left onto Wallis Road. Follow Wallis Road, at the T-junction, use the footbridge to cross the A12. As you enter the park, turn left onto Cadogan Terrace and continue walking until you see the race start area.

Use TFL to help plan your journey.

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

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 find your bag.

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 have also ordered some 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: In terms of spectating, this park could literally not be any better, the fields are open and every area of the park is accessible to see people running round.

Results: Results will be available on 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: 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 as 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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Fantastic first race

I was nervous to attend my first event other than park run, I found the organisers to be very helpful, the Marshall's were all lovely and it was a pretty location. The only downside was my chip never registered me coming over the finish line but had registered that I started. Luckily I have a finish photo with the time and I even set a new PB! I would definitely recommend these events!

Mary Atkinson / Sep 08, 2019

Congrats on the PB!!

Perfect Timing

I came to London for visit from France and meantime I have booked the run through 5K for my experience. It was a excellent experience and well organized. For the future I would participate for further runs if I get the chance. Enjoyed a lot and Good look Medal from London . Hoooooray

Jenagan Kathiresan / Sep 08, 2019

Very well organised

Well organised run and good support by the stewards all the way round

Arati Rao / Sep 08, 2019

Well organised, enjoyed free warm up coach

Adam Mccarthy / Sep 08, 2019

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