The CityvWharf 5k Run Challenge

Victoria Park, London

Organiser's Description

The challenge is on between the two major business districts in London!

It's time to get competitive and run individually for your company and business location, or why not get your company running as a team! This is the biggest corporate run challenge that not only sees individuals and companies competing against each other, but one that brings a challenge across the City of London and Canary Wharf!

Start Time



  • 5 km Run Challenge Individual entry
    £19.80 BOOK

Everyone will receive a very cool medal and some great goodies!

There will be trophies awarded for overall individual winners, fastest company (minimum of 5 runners per company), most runners from one company, and a number of other awards.

Drinks and snacks will be available at the finish line

There will be marshals around the course to support and encourage you.

Bag storage

Chip timing

Victoria Park, Grove Road, Bow, London, E3 5TB

By Car:

There is no car parking in Victoria Park so if driving please plan ahead where you will park.

By Train:

Nearest underground station: Mile End.

Nearest rail stations: Cambridge Heath/Hackney Wick Station

From Mile End Station, turn left and cross over Mile End Road. Turn right onto Grove Road – it’s about 10-15 minutes walk straight down. Alternatively, you can also walk most of the way through Mile End Park, which runs parallel to Grove Road. You will first arrive at the Crown Gates.

Your race packs will be posted to you prior to the event and will include your race number and race timing chip. Anyone registering within the last few days prior to the event will have to collect this at our registration tent at the event.

The City v Wharf 5k Run Challenge will start at 6pm so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the event start. Please make sure you pin your race number to the front of your t-shirt and your race timing chip should be on your ankle.

Our event hub is near the Crown Gate East entrance. Turn right when in the park and we are approx 100 meters up from the entrance.

Situated at our event hub.

This is located next to the registration tents. Please note space is very limited so travel as lightly as possible. If you require bag storage make sure you arrive with plenty of time to spare.

The run will kick off at 6pm and will take you around Victoria Park. We will start gathering you in to the start area at 5.50pm. We will have some funky tunes playing to get you in the spirit and you will be warmed up by our team

Please check out the course map! Please note placings for this race will be based on chip time.

Please take care when running around the course as this is public land and local residents will be out and about. Please always stay on the left unless otherwise guided.

Results will be displayed on our race timing screen so after crossing the finish line you can check out your time.

Awards will be presented during the week after the event as all results will need to be assessed.

You will be able to check out your instant race results on our race timing screen.

Start spreading the word across the City and Wharf now and let the battle commence!

Loading Map

1. Choose your race

2. Competitors Details

Have an account? Log in to make this step quicker

Log in

3. Additional info

If under the age of 18:

Fundraise for Charity

Tick below to receive information about doing this event for the selected charity.

4. Secure Payment

Order summary

The CityvWharf 5k Run Challenge

Race Entry £
Booking Fee £0
Total Cost £

By entering this event you agree to our terms and conditions.


Let’s take on dementia together

Read more

You can help beat heartbreak forever

Read more

Would you like your charity to appear here? Let us know


First-hand event reviews from people who’ve been there, done that and got the breathable T-shirt, really help everyone choose their next event.

Write a review and you’ll be entered into a monthly draw to win a pair of running shoes of your choice from Pro:Direct Running.

Who's In

Create your free profile to see what events your friends are doing

sign up / log in