Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Run

When:

Saturday 12 May 2018

Where:

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

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Follow in the footsteps of Olympic greats and fund lifesaving research by taking part in our Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Run.

Take on either a 5k or 10k run on this inspiring course that takes in views of the impressive London Stadium - the home of unforgettable sporting moments.

We've won the Running Award for Best Greater London 5k - thank you for all your votes

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When: Saturday 12 May 2018

Where: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

New date announced  

Thank you for your understanding and patience following the unfortunate postponement of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 5k & 10k run. 
              
We're now pleased to announce a new date of Saturday 12 May 2018. Your registration will be automatically transferred, unless you have told us otherwise.  Please keep hold of your event pack and runner number as you’ll be able to use these at the event.    
  
We realise you may not be able to make this new date, so you also have the option to defer your place to Regents Park 5k & 10k Run which takes place on Saturday 8 September or receive a refund if you wish. To do either of these, please email us or call 0300 330 3322 by Friday 13 April 2018.

We do hope you're able to join us on this new date. To receive event updates and chat with other runners, join our Facebook event page

Registration

Join us at the home of UK athletics and be inspired as you take on 5k or 10k and help us fund life-saving research.

   Registration fee
 Adult   £20 
 Under 18     £10 - download entry form 

Under 18's will need to complete an entry form and send back to us, they must also be accompanied at all time during the event.

Online registration will close on Monday 7 May 2018.

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2018 Running Awards

We're thrilled to have picked up the 2018 Running Award for Best Greater London 5k. Thank you to all of you that voted for us and got us the Gold!.

Your entry includes:

  • An exclusive BHF technical t-shirt 
  • Training guidance
  • Fundraising support
  • Medical support
  • A post-event massage (for a small donation)
  • Luggage drop
  • Full route signage and marshalling 
  • Water at the finish line
  • A medal for all finishers

Contact us

If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

Tel: 0300 330 3322

 

Location and travel

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park , London, E20 3BS

Raise money

Your entry fee covers the cost of organising the event, such as venue hire, toilets and medical cover. This run is a fundraising event, it is the money you raise that powers our life saving research. We ask that you raise £10 for every kilometre you'll accomplish. The minimum sponsorship target is £100 for the 10k and £50 for the 5k.

If you raise over £500 you'll be eligible to join our exclusive 500 club, more information can be found on the tab above.

Creating an online fundraising page is the easiest way to raise money. It takes a few minutes to set up and a link can then be easily shared with your friends and family on social media and by email. Remember, you're taking part in an amazing challenge - people will want to support you.  
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Matched Giving 

Lots of companies operate Matched Giving schemes that can double the amount of money you raise. Find out if your employer operates a scheme and they will match what you raise. Remind them it's tax efficient for them and it'll benefit BHF lifesaving research. 

Preparation

This is a challenging run and you'll need to have a good level of fitness to take part. Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our training zone. Take a look at our recommended kit list on what to wear on the day and what to take with you.
 
Why not treat yourself to some BHF professional running kit available in our online store. The stylish tops are made from breathable fabric, optimising airflow whilst you run.

 

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Join the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Run Facebook page and get the latest event information, as well as sharing hints and tips about the big day with fellow Heartrunners

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Volunteer for us 

Our events cannot happen without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to help out in the lead up to this event or on event day then please get in touch with us and we'll send you more information.

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At the start

09:00 -10:45  Registration open
 10:45  Main run mass warm up
 11:00  Event starts
 13:30  Event finishes

The routes will be fully marshalled with first aid throughout the event provided. 

Facilities

Water will be available at the start/finish points. In the Olympic Park you will find various cafes offering delicious hot and cold food and drinks. Toilets will also be available to participants.

A secure baggage drop area will be provided. We suggest a £1 donation for this service - this will be manned, but all articles are left at your own risk.

Spectators are very welcome at the event so they can cheer you along your way.  

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Welcome to the club

New for 2018 is our exclusive 500 club, for those who smash the minimum sponsorship target for an event and go on to raise over £500.

Your fundraising will make a significant difference to us as we continue to beat heart and circulatory diseases. We currently support 2,500 healthcare professionals working with people affected by cardiovascular disease, funding over 1,100 research projects to help us reach our ultimate goal – the end of heart and cardiovascular diseases. 

If you have raised £500 or more (excluding GiftAid) on your JustGiving page, firstly congratulations you are amazing! You'll now be eligible to join the 500 Club and receive your exclusive BHF jersey

For teams to be eligible there must be at least £500 or more (excluding Gift Aid) pledged per person, along with the names of all eligible entrants showing on the team fundraising page and each individual needs to fill in a separate form to claim their 500 club jersey.

(E.g A team of 4 would need a minimum of £2000, excluding Gift Aid, pledged on their team page)

How do I claim?

Complete our form to request your jersey

Size Chart

Size XS S M L XL XXL
Chest Size (In) 33-35 35-37 37-39 39-41

41-43

43-45
Chest Size (Cm) 84-89 89-94 94-99 99-104 104-109 109-114

Note: Due to the fit being small, we recommend ordering one size up to your usual size.

Frequently asked questions regarding the 500 club

 

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