CHASE THE SUN OLYMPIC PARK APRIL 2019

Apr 10, 2019

From £22.00

SKU: OlympicSunAPRIL2019 Category:
26% event capacity filled
Entry Limit: 500

Event Details:

Wednesday April 10, 2019
1/9/19 7:00 pm - 1/9/19 8:30 pm
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST (ArcelorMittal Orbit (giant red structure directly outside the Olympic Stadium)
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST (ArcelorMittal Orbit (giant red structure directly outside the Olympic Stadium)
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 3 Thornton Street, London E20 2ST (ArcelorMittal Orbit (giant red structure directly outside the Olympic Stadium)

ATTENDEES 500

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Join us for RunThrough Chase The Sun Olympic Park 5k & 10k on Wednesday 10th April 2019 for a unique 5k and 10k event around the Olympic Park.

Racing around the inspiring grounds of London 2012′s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the flat and fast course is the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best. Starting at 7pm, you can chose to run a quick 5k or take on a full 10k. As always with a RunThrough event each kilometer will be accurately marked out and there will be plenty of signs and marshals around the course to keep you going all the way to the finish!

Included in your entry:

Unique themed medal

Chip timed results

Free official event photographs

Water

Fruit & Flapjack

BRAND NEW MEDAL!!

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

Getting there

Public transport is the best and easiest way to get to and from the Park – by train, underground, bus or bicycle.

The nearest train, tube and bus stops are at Stratford, Stratford International, Hackney Wick, Pudding Mill and Leyton stations.

If you are exiting out of Stratford Underground Station – take escalator or lift up to ‘The Street’ (which is the outdoor part of Westfield Shopping Centre) – follow it along, bear right at Fountain Square toward John Lewis and then left at Jamie’s Italian. At the end of the passage, cross the road into the Park.

Tube and Train

The nearest stations are Stratford station and Stratford International station and both provide step-free access from entrance to platform. Stratford station is served by:

• Docklands Light Railway (DLR) • Jubilee and Central lines • National Rail services operated by Greater Anglia and c2c • London Overground services

Stratford International station is served by:

• Docklands Light Railway (DLR) • Southeastern High Speed 1 services

You can also enter the Park via Hackney Wick station which is on the London Overground.

More information is available at www.tfl.gov.uk.

Bus

The 388 bus runs between Blackfriars in central London and Stratford City near the station entrance, going through the Park and stopping at the Copper Box Arena and Westfield Avenue near the London Aquatics Centre.

The 308 bus runs between Clapton to Wanstead via Stratford City near the station entrance and Celebration Avenue in East Village.

The 339 bus runs between Leytonstone and Shadwell, with stops at Stratford City near the station entrance, the London Aquatics Centre, and on Carpenters Road at King’s Yard before exiting the Park at White Post Lane.

The D8 bus runs between Crossharbour and Stratford International bus station, going through the Park including Carpenters Road and Pool Street (by the London Aquatics Centre).

Stratford bus station and Stratford City bus station are both located in close proximity to Stratford station.

More information is available at www.tfl.gov.uk.

Car

Paid parking is available in Westfield Stratford City.
Baggage

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, all you have to do show you number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.

Refreshments

There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and water at the finish. There will also be bananas & flapjacks waiting for you at the finish.

During the race

There will be marshals all around the course as well as km signs and arrows. The course is two laps for the 5k and four laps for the 10k on the roads/paths in the park. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park.

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!

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/runthrough and ‘Check In’ on race day or on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/runthroughuk / @runthroughuk use the hashtag #RunThroughUK in the build up to the race :-)

If you #RunThroughUK on Instagram with your race day collages and the best ones will feature on our page!

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

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