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PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A DIFFERENT LOCATION TO OUR USUAL OLYMPIC PARK EVENTS. PLEASE USE THE ADDRESS TO FIND THE EVENT VILLAGE AND LOOK OUT FOR MARSHALS AND WAYFINDING SIGNAGE FROM WESTFIELDS.
The event will be taking place in the NORTH PARK, with the Event Village at Hopkin’s Field – next to Waterden Road & HereEast.
Event village location pictured below:
9:00am -10k Wave 1 – Red Bibs & Light Blue Bibs – (sub 55min)
10:15am – 10k Wave 2 – Black Bibs & Yellow Bibs – (sub 90mins)
12pm – 5k Race – Purple Bibs – (sub 45mins)
PLEASE NOTE: THE TIMINGS FOR THE RACE MAY DIFFER TO PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED BUT ARE REQUIRED TO GET YOU ALL STARTED SAFELY AND ALIGN WITH OUR COVID-19 PROTOCOLS.
Please listen closely to all marshal instructions and remember to keep a safe distance from the runners around you as you are guided to the start line.
Please note: you will be set off in waves based on the estimated finish time entered at the checkout.
As you will be aware our events have been modified to ensure we can adhere to social distancing and the guidelines issued by RunBritain and UK Sport. You can see the full guidance issues by RunBritain online HERE.
Please familiarise yourself with the measures that will be in place at the event HERE.
Thank you for your cooperation with the new regulations in place at the event, these are necessary to ensure a safe environment and mean that we can continue to provide race opportunities.
If you have been in an affected place, been in contact with someone with coronavirus or had any symptoms in the last 14 days please refrain from attending the race. For further guidance please visit the NHS website HERE.
If you entered before Monday 14th September, you will receive a race pack in the post. If you entered after, a pack will be waiting for you to collect on the day. If you are expecting a pack in the post and do not receive it by Friday 18th September, please contact us.
Check your wave and start time HERE.
You will not be able to run without a race number and chip.
NO CHIP MEANS NO TIME.
The colour of your race number will relate to the wave you are starting in. This has been determined by the estimated finish time given when signing up.
Within the event village you will see the directional signage guiding to the start line. Each start area will be marked out to help prepare you all into your start formations with help from the marshals. When arriving please familiarise yourself with the start area.
Each wave will be called to the starting pen where our marshals will guide you into a start formation with 4 runners, all 2m apart, being started every 10 seconds.
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CHANGE WAVES.
For this event we will use portaloos. Lining up for these toilets will be socially distanced. If you live locally we recommend using toilets at home.
There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event village and start/finish area for all participants to use throughout the event. These will have hand sanitiser, wipes, spray, tissue and bins for the disposal of any tissue or litter.
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 4 laps for the 10k on the roads/paths in the park. You can see the course map HERE.
Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is NOT permitted.
Please be aware that due to social distancing and restrictions enforced upon us we ask that you do not bring any spectators with you to the event.
Please bring your own water to the event to avoid congestion on the course, there will be a very limited amount of water at the water station. We recommend staying hydrated in the lead up to the event.
There will no formal baggage drop within the event village. Please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and if possible leave anything in a car or with friends during the race. This is in order to reduce contact between runners and staff.
After the race
Do NOT stop within the finish area. Please continue through the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
There will be sealed ACTIPH water bottles at the finish for each runner to collect along with your medal and Kind Snack bar which will be laid out on tables for you to help yourself.
We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
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.
• 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.
Getting Here on Foot
The park is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. Cycle parking is available in the park.
For updates leading up to the race, please check out our on Twitter @runthroughuk use the hashtag #Runthroughuk in the build-up to the race.
If you want to talk all things running before and after the event join our RunThroughUKChat group on Facebook.