CHASE THE SUN HYDE PARK AUGUST 2018
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Join us for another Chase The Sun event this August
Chase The Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k – Wednesday 8th August – ENTER HERE
Chase The Sun Brixton 5k & 10k – Wednesday 22nd August – ENTER HERE
Chase The Sun Wimbledon Common 5k & 10k – Wednesday 29th August – ENTER HERE
We are half way through our 2018 RunThrough Chase the Sun series and we are back at the beautiful Hyde Park on Wednesday 15th August! Run around the flat paths of Hyde Park, a perfect venue for personal best potential and battle to get around the course before the sun goes down.
As always with RunThrough, you will each get a 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 to encourage you on your way to the finish.At the end of the race you will be rewarded with your well deserved Chase the Sun themed medal!
BRAND NEW MEDAL TO BE REVEALED!
(Previous design below)
PRE-ENTRY – £22
ONCE YOU ENTER YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WHERE TO COLLECT YOUR NUMBER WILL BE SENT CLOSER TO THE EVENT – ENJOY
Hyde Park is highly accessible by public transport. There are also car parking facilities available but we recommend that visitors avoid coming by car as there are limited places. Have a look at the Royal Parks Website for details on the car parks within Hyde Park.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Hyde Park has two sets of Male and Female toilets one near to the bandstand which is virtually on the course and near the start/finish and another set next to The Old Police House. We recommend arriving early if you plan to use the toilets.
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 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 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 busiest outdoor area so you will encounter pedestrians/dogs – please be aware. 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 and you need to pay close attention to everything around you.
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.