East End Road Runners Olympic Park 5K - ELVIS #3 (East London V Interclub Series)
A 5km race in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park hosted by East End Road Runners - the purplest and cheeriest running club in London!
This race comprises the third leg of the 2023 East London V Interclub Series (ELVIS), see: http://www.elvisraces.club/. However, members of any running club, or no running club are very welcome to join.
Entries in advance please. No transfers. No refunds.
See below for a variety of travel options.
Race Date: Tuesday 27 June 2023
Race Time: Starts 7.30pm.
Registration and number collection: between 6.30pm and 7.20pm.
Location: Hopkins Field (near Waterden Road), QEOP, London, E20 3BS (please note this is 400m west of the Velopark).
Licence: The race is licensed by UKA (2023-45001) with a certificate of course accuracy.
Course: It is a fast 2-lap course on paved paths of the north area of the Park.
Water: A water fountain (to refill runners' own bottles) will be provided. For environmental reasons, single use plastic bottles of water will not routinely be provided. Runners are encouraged to bring their own bottles (clearly labeled to avoid confusion).
Toilets: will be available in the Velopark (about 400m to the east of the registration and start point)
Baggage: Bags can be left (spaced from one another) near the registration area at owner’s own risk.
Car Parking: There are two large multi-storey carparks in the vicinity:
- The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Multi-Story Car Park (E15 2HB) is located by the Here East complex, just 5 mins' walk from the race village.
- Stratford International Station Car Park (E20 1YY) is located by Stratford International Station, which is about 15 mins' walk away.
Public Transport: Participants are strongly encouraged to arrive by public transport. Stratford International, Stratford, Hackney Wick and Leyton stations are all within a 20 minute walk of the start. Busses 388, 97, 308, and W15 all stop within 10 minutes’ walk of the start.
Cycling: There are five Santander Cycles stations (available for hire or docking) located within 5-mins walk of the start.
There are also numerous bike racks in the area for cyclists bringing their own bikes (please bring your own lock). The closest racks are located outside Clarinco Club Cafe on Waterden Rd (E15 2GY).
Prizes: There will be 14 prizes based on gun-time results. 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall male and female; 1st male and female vet in age categories 40, 50, 60 and 70. There will be a maximum of one prize per person.
27 June 2023
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
E20 3BS London
Great Britain See map below