Victoria Park: March Half Marathon

Victoria Park, London

Organiser's Description

Looking for a flat half marathon to get your pacing perfect, practice your speed endurance and bag a PB result? This half in East London's super-cool Victoria Park, offers the opportunity to get top quality half marathon training. With its wide tree-lined, super-smooth pathways, you'll find yourself flying kilometre by kilometre amongst runners of all abilities to help drive you to a brilliant race result.

With a unique souvenir medal and a goody bag to help get yourself refuelled and replenished, you won't find a better value race experience in a central London park. Plus, you'll find more pubs and great eateries within walking distance of the finish line than anywhere else!

Start Time

09:30am

Registration

08:30 to 09:15

Races

Chip timed

Goody Bag

Finisher medal for all

Prizes for the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females.

Bag Drop

Toilets

Water Stations

Burdett-Coutts Drinking Memorial Fountain, Victoria Park, London E9 7DD

Please visit the Park website for current travel information.

On-site parking will not be available, please use public transport if possible

Route: The course is yet to be finalised but is currently expected to consist of 6 laps with a short out and back, all on tarmac pathway, suitable for runners of all abilities. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.

Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.

Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and Km markers where necessary.

Entry on the Day: Subject to a £2 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).

Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 17 or over on the day of the race.

Registration: From 08:30 to 09:15.

Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.

Timing: Chip-timed.

Spectators: Spectators can either stay at the start/finish area or watch from anywhere on the lap to see runners pass three times.

Licensing: This race will be licensed with UK Athletics and the results submitted to Run Britain within a week of the race.

Pacers: Pacers will not be offered at this race.

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Reviews

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Victoria Park Half

This was a very well organised race with clear markers on a lapped course for both the half and 10 k races. Well stocked loos with toilet roll and hand sanitizer which is important in the coronavirus times. All in all a low key but straight forward race.

Kate Marchant / Mar 16, 2020

Well organised race, especially considering the current climate

Minimal ques, straight forward bag and number collection. Well organised and nice medal.

Daniel Digaudio / Mar 16, 2020

A well organised event

The race was organised well with really good communication around the coronavirus. On site registration was easy and the course marshalls were excellent giving clear instruction and much vitally needed encouragement. Would book again

wendy von Buren / Mar 16, 2020

Very well organised event

I really enjoyed running my first half marathon at Victoria Park with the race organisers, the route was easy to follow and the race staff were very supportive. Would recommend.

Alicia Dhesi / Mar 16, 2020

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