Race Information – Battersea Park Half Marathon

Battersea Park Half Marathon
Saturday 7th January 2023

Address: Battersea Park Bandstand, SW11 4NJ

(If using the app What3Words, use the words ///crash.tones.rooms for exact event village location.)

Start Time:
9:30am

Please note that there is a 3hour cut off time for this event. If you have any concerns about the cut-off time, please get in touch with us at info@runthrough.co.uk.

 

Race Packs

**ALL RACE PACKS ARE TO BE COLLECTED ON THE DAY**

All entries will be assigned a number at registration.
To collect your number, make your way down to the collection desks on Saturday Morning.
It will take around 15 minutes to collect your number, so please arrive early.

You will only need one number attached to the front of your shirt.

Your timing chip will be attached to the bottom of your race bib and needs to be attached to your shoe as per the instructions on the back of the chip. Please make sure you keep your number on at all times during the race.

At the finish, you can dispose of your chip (we do not need to collect them back).

Collection Times:
8:00 – 9:00am

ENTRY LIST HERE

IMPORTANT: When you receive your race packs, please take a couple of minutes to fill out the brief runner information form which can be found printed on the back of your bib. This will help us greatly in case of an emergency!

 

Race Start

The race will have a warm up in the event village 15 minutes prior to the start time.
After the warm up, estimated finish times will be called to the starting pen where our marshals will guide you into a start formation.

 

During the race

We will have marshals all around the course as well as mile signs and arrows.

The course is 8.75 laps on the roads/paths in the park.

Please be aware that we have a lead bike on the front of each race. As this event is a multi-lap course, be aware that the lead bike might catch up behind you, and will be communicating which side the bike will be passing.

Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park. There WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs.

If you need to overtake on the course please be sure to take a wide berth around the runner or member of the public in front of you.

Please discard all litter and bottles within the signed litter zone. There will be large bags and bins within this area that you will pass on each lap of your race.

COURSE MAP HERE

 

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 water bottles at the finish for each runner to collect along with your medal and Love Corn which will be laid out on tables for you to help yourself.

 

Travel

Address: Battersea Park Bandstand, SW11 4NJ

(If using the app What3Words, use the words ///crash.tones.rooms for exact event village location.)

For information on Parking, see HERE

Getting Here on Foot

The park is easily accessible by both foot and cycle. Cycle parking is available in the park.

 

Toilets

For this event we will use portable toilets. If you live locally we recommend using toilets at home.

 

Baggage

Please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event.
There will be an informal bag drop area within the event village for runners who need it.
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.

 

Spectators

Spectators are more than welcome to come along and support runners.

 


Refreshments

There is a water station located on the course. Please help yourself to this as you pass this.

There will also be water available at the finish. In order to avoid congestion on the course, we recommend bringing your own water.

 

Results

Results will be available on www.results.runthrough.co.uk after the race.

 

Pictures

We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race, which will be made available on our photos page after the race.

 

Social Media

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 RunThrough Chat group on Facebook.

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

 

RunThrough Kit

Powered by RunThrough, RT Kit provides the level of quality and style in its running clothing that you’d expect from a brand that has become synonymous with running over the last decade.

If you have purchased an item of RT Kit with your race entry, please head to the RT Kit stall on the day of your race, with your email order confirmation and we will have your item ready for collection!