Royal Parks Summer 10K - Hyde Park
01 September 2019
From the organiser
This is the final part of a series of monthly 10k races around the stunning Regents Park - an outstanding location within the heart of London, mainly flat with slight undulations. Expect a great atmosphere, instant results printing and goody bags with medals for every finisher, you'll find all you need to bring out your best run!Taking place on the first Sunday of every month throughout the year, we group them together into a six-month Summer Series and a six-month Winter Series. Points are awarded to anyone completing multiple races in the series, with great prizes up for grabs at the end of each set of six races.
Results and PrizesResults will be uploaded live to our website 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.All finishers will receive a medal and a goody bag on completing the race.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.FacilitiesBag 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.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.Toilets: There are free toilets in The Last Drop for use 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.Refreshments: Refreshments will be available in The Last Drop throughout the event.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.
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.
RegistrationFrom 08:30 to 09:15.Race NumbersFor collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted.TimingChip-timed.
The Regent's Park and Primrose Hill are highly accessible by public transport. There are also car parking facilities available but the park authorities recommend that visitors avoid coming by car as there are limited places.By Tube All stations are around a 20 minute walk Regents 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) Parking The post code is NW1 4NR and parking is available from 09:00 - 18:30Please see the Royal Parks website for charges and more information Oxford Circus - Parliament Hill Fields
For safety reasons, it is suggested that you run without music so you can stay alert and aware of your surroundings and other runners. This way you can also soak up the energy and atmosphere and unplug!For racing we recommend you wear your normal running kit and trainers and don't forget to keep an eye on the weather in case you require any waterproofs.
Spectators can watch from anywhere on the course and will see runners pass three times wherever they are situated.
In accordance with UK Athletics guidelines, we require event participants to meet the following minimum age requirements on the date of the event. • Marathon, 24 Miles, 20 Miles, 16 Miles - 18 years of age • Half Marathon, 10 Miles - 17 years of age • 10K, 5 Miles, 7K - 15 years of age • 5K - 11 years of agePacers: Pacers will not be offered at this race.Entry on the Day: Subject to a £2 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 15 or over on the day of the race.Entry on the Day: Subject to a £2 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).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.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.