Race Information – Finsbury Park 5k & 10k


RACE INFORMATION

FINSBURY PARK 5K & 10K – SATURDAY 7TH DECEMBER 2019

Start Time – 10am

Address: Finsbury Park, 350-354 Seven Sisters Rd, London N4 2PG

See map below for event village:
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Race Numbers

SEE ENTRY LIST HERE

All pre-entries will be assigned a number, to collect your number you need to make your way down to the registration desk between 9:00am – 9:50am. It will take around 15 minutes to collect your number and drop your bag off. The earlier you get there, the more efficient we will be on the day. You will only need one number attached to the front of your shirt. If you have your own pins then that would be great but we will have supplies if needed. Your timing chip will also be in the envelope, this 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).

You will find instructions on the back of your chip for how to attach it to your shoe correctly (as below):

Chip Instructions

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

Toilets

The nearest toilets to the Start/Finish are located next to the Cafe inside the park so ensure you take this into account. If you see a toilet on the way walking in, we recommend you use that.

Refreshments

There will be water provided on every lap of the course during the race, and there will also be water available at the finish. We have also ordered some flapjacks and bananas for when you finish :-)

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Thank you to Popchips for donating some of their delicious products for you all to try after your race. Their Popchips are a healthier and lighter alternative to your usual crisp. To find out more, head over to their website HERE.

During the race

There will be marshals all around the course as well as km signs and arrows. The course is 2 laps for the 5k and 4 laps for the 10k on the roads/paths in the park. You can see the course map HERE.

Please be aware that we have a lead bike on the front of each race. In the event that the course 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. In the interest of safety to yourself, other runners, pedestrians and our marshals, it is very important that instructions are listened to, and that if you are wearing headphones, your music is at a level that will allow you to hear instructions clearly.

Also, please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park.

Spectators

You are free to wander around the park so you can see where the competitors will be running. It is lapped so you will see them on numerous occasions.

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 our Facebook page after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.

Travel/Getting There

Address: Finsbury Park, 350-354 Seven Sisters Rd, London N4 2PG

Nearest underground stations: Manor House and Finsbury Park

Nearest rail station: Finsbury Park

Use TFL to help plan your journey.

Getting Here on Foot

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

Things to note!

There WILL be pedestrians on the paths. We recommend you do not use earphones and you need to pay close attention to everything around you. Please be aware of people, cyclists and dogs.

You can decide whether you run 5k or 10k on the day.

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Twitter http://www.twitter.com/runthroughuk / @runthroughuk use the hashtag #RunThroughUK in the build up to the race :-)

For behind the scenes updates pre/post race, follow us on Snapchat @runthroughuk; send us your pictures on there too!

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