Run a 5K in the famous Royal Park that overlooks the River Thames and is home to one of London’s most iconic views.
With it's spectacular tree-lined avenues, gardens and super-smooth pathways, you'll find yourself captivated by the sights around you as you fly downhill and conquer the the climb.
Always attracting a range of runners, you'll find yourself amongst runners of a similar pace to help drive you to a brilliant race result and an unbeatable finish line feeling.
With a unique souvenir medal and a goody bag to help get yourself refuelled and replenished, you won't find a better value race experience in a London Royal Park.
Plus, you'll find loads of great places to eat and drink within walking distance of the finish line and get to stand on the the Prime Meridian, the reference point for the rest of the world!
Forget any old boring 5K - get yourself entered into this Greenwich Park 5K for a run to remember.
When: Sunday 10 February 2019 at 09:30.
Where: Greenwich Park Bandstand, Great Cross Ave, Greenwich, London. SE10 8QY.
Pricing: £15 Unaffiliated, £13 Affiliated, £0 Gold Members.
Entry on the Day: Subject to a £2 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).
Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 11 or over on the day of the race.
Registration: From 08:30 to 09:15.
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 is entirely comprised of tarmac pathway with a starting straight of approximately 100m, one lap of the park and finally a return along the original straight to finish. This course 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.
Licensing: This race will not be licensed.
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 will be free toilets nearby, behind The Royal Observatory on The Avenue.
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 a water station on the route just before the finish 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 are available at the Pavilion Café, a short walk from the start/finish area.
Changing/Showers: There will be no changing or shower facilities at this event.
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, 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.
Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race.
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.
Directions: Please visit the park website for further information on getting to the race.
Parking: Parking will be available, please visit the park website for further information.
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 to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises by the agreed time.
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