Join us in Bannatyne's first national run in conjunction with "Look Good Feel Better".
Look Good Feel Better is dedicated to improving the physical and emotional wellbeing of adults and teens undergoing treatment for any type of cancer. You can help restore someone’s confidence and self-esteem by taking part in the Bannatyne Run and raising funds to help support local services across the UK for people living with cancer.
“Cancer treatment stole my identity. Look Good Feel Better helped me rediscover the person I was before cancer – confident, strong and ready to face the world again” – LGFB Beneficiary
The Bannatyne Group have proudly supported Look Good Feel Better for the past five years, with staff and members at our national Health Clubs and Spas embracing the charity and in doing so raising in excess of £240,000, enabling the charity to provide support to thousands of people living with cancer. At Banantyne we recognise the importance of a positive mental attitude towards someone’s appearance I am committed to ensuring Bannatyne continues to provide guidance and support, as the charity continues to grow and develop. Justin Musgrove, CEO Bannatyne Fitness Ltd.
Run in the footsteps of legends around the iconic sights of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Along a flat, smooth course, you'll be inspired by the scenic waterways, green spaces and sporting venues including the London Stadium, the London Aquatics Centre, the Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.
When: Saturday 13th July 2019 at 10:00 am
Where: The Last Drop, 5 Thornton Street, London. E20 2AD. (As a result of periodic improvement works in the park, it may be necessary to change the race route at short notice. In such cases the race may begin at the Timber Lodge Café, 1A Honour Lea Ave, London. E20 1DY. Confirmation will be provided in the pre-race communication email in the week leading up to the race).
Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 15 or over on the day of the race - Under 15 years can enter the 2KM run.
Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.
Route: The course consists of 3-laps, all on tarmac or hard gravel pathway, and is suitable for runners of all abilities. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.
Spectators: Spectators can watch from anywhere on the course and will see runners pass three times wherever they are situated.
Licensing: This race will be licensed with UK Athletics and the results submitted to Run Britain within a week of the race.
Pacers: Pacers will not be offered at this race.
Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, you can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.
Toilets: There are free toilets in The Last Drop for use throughout the event.
Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.
Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and Km markers where necessary.
Water Stations: There will be water stations on the route at the finish, passed on each lap, at which water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.
Goody Bag: All runners will receive a goody bag on finishing the race.
Refreshments: Refreshments will be available in The Last Drop throughout the event.
Changing/Showers: Whilst there are no dedicated changing rooms or showers, you will be able to use the nearby London Aquatics Centre shower facilities for a small fee of £2 when showing your race number on entry.
Lost Property: Lost property from an event will be kept for one month. If unclaimed, or ownership cannot be determined, lost property items will be donated to charity.
Results: Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and, where possible/practical, timing print-outs will be available at the race. In all cases, results will be communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.
T-Shirts: All finishers will receive a RACE T-SHIRT upon completing the event.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females. Where possible, we will endeavour to present individual race prizes as soon as validated on the day. Also a Prize to the top "Charity Fund Raiser" will also be awareded
Directions: Please visit the park website for further information on getting to the race.
Parking: On-site parking will not be available, please visit the park website for further information on the availability of parking nearby.
Buggies/Pushchairs: This race is suitable for runners with buggies/pushchairs. You will be asked to sign a disclaimer, start at the back of the field and be vigilant of other runners overtaking during the race.
Wheelchair Users: This race is suitable for wheelchair users. You may be asked to start at the front of the field 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time and be vigilant of other runners overtaking during the race.
Earphones/Headphones: Noise-cancelling earphones/headphones are prohibited and whilst we discourage the use of other earphones/headphones at this event, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a minimum volume such that instructions from marshals or other race officials can be clearly understood. We reserve the right to disqualify participants who cannot hear instructions as a result of their use.
Event Time-Limit: Whilst there is no strict time-limit for this race, in order that we adhere to the restrictions imposed by the venue hire agreement, it may be necessary for us to begin deconstruction of the registration/finish area(s) after approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises by the agreed time.