Race Information – Regents Park 5k & 10k

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RACE INFORMATION 

REGENTS PARK 5K & 10K – Saturday 15th June 2019

Address: The HubRegent’s Park, Chester Rd, London 

Start Times:

5k – 10:00am
10k – 10:05am

PLEASE NOTE: There will not be any music played in the event village due to restrictions on amplified music within the park. 

Entry List

SEE ENTRY LIST HERE

All pre-entries will be assigned a number on Friday. To collect them you need to make your way down to the numbers desk between 9:00am – 9:45am. 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/Changing

There are toilets and changing facilities at the Hub for you to use before and after the race. You can see a map of the park HERE

Refreshments

There will be water provided on every lap of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish. We have also ordered some flapjacks and fruit for when you finish.

Good Luck for the run on Saturday from Team ACTIPHACTIPH Water is the UK’s first alkaline ionised bottled water. Through a unique ionisation process, purified water and a blend of electrolytes are supercharged to create a smooth and clean tasting alkaline water with a pH of 9.0+. ACTIPH is the healthy choice as you restore and maintain your natural balance, enabling you to live life to the fullest and get the most out of every day. Grab your bottle of ACTIPH at the finish line!!

Good luck from Quaker! Quaker Porridge to Go squares contain the same amount of oats as a bowl of porridge* and come in three delicious flavours. Delicious enjoyed hot or cold, Quaker Porridge to Go squares are perfect for a breakfast on the go. Grab your Porridge to Go square at the finish line! *Contains same amount of oats as a 27g sachet of Quaker Oat So Simple porridge. To find our more about Quaker, head to their website HERE.

Love Corn have kindly provided some post race goodies for you all to try and can be collected from the finish line alongside water, bananas and of course flapjacks! To check out more of their product, see their website HERE.

Warm Up

We are excited to team up with the incredible Swedish Fit who will be providing the fun and innovative warm up for you all before the race! Swedish Fit workouts are adapted to everyone, whatever your level and physical condition. Men, women, sporty or non-sporty people… EVERYBODY can join in. Swedish Fit are offering all participants 1 FREE month membership, without any commitment! Get access to 20 weekly Fitness classes, 5 activities across central London (9 venues) and improve your running performance! With their leitmotiv “Have fun, Get fit”, every Swedish Fit activity helps to train for speed and endurance via intervals and tempo workouts. Not only does the cardio training combined with strength bodyweight exercises helps to build strong muscles but also it’ll boost your stamina! Click HERE to enjoy this offer.

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Massage

Central Heath Physiotherapy are offering pre and post race massages for you all on Saturday.  They also have lots of great blogs HERE.

During the race

We will have marshals all around the course as well as KM signs and arrows. The course is on the roads/paths in the park and will be 1 lap 5k and 2 laps 10k. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park.

Spectators

In terms of spectating, this park could literally not be any better, the fields are open and every area of the park is accessible to see people running round. You can see the course map HERE.

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.

Travel

Address: The Hub, Regent’s Park, Chester Road, London 
There are car parking facilities available but we recommend that you avoid coming by car as there are limited places.

Park map HERE

The Tube stations closest to Regent’s Park are:

  • Regent’s Park (Bakerloo line)
  • Great Portland Street (Hammersmith & City, Circle & Metropolitan lines)
  • Baker Street (Hammersmith & City, Circle, Jubilee, Metropolitan & Bakerloo lines)
  • St John’s Wood (Jubilee line)
  • Camden Town (Northern line)

Use TFL to help plan your journey.

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

Things to note!

There WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. 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.

Social Media 

Join our group on Facebook, RunThroughUK Chat and talk all things running with us!

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Twitter @runthroughuk and use the hashtag #RunThroughUK in the build up to the race

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