The CityvWharf Team 10k Run Challenge
Thursday at 06:30pm26th April, 2018
Victoria ParkGrove Road,, Bow, London, E3 5TB.
About this event
It’s time to get running for your company, for your profession, and for your location!! This event is all about bringing the 2 major London business districts head to head in a brand new exciting team run challenge.
Run in teams of 2 or 4 - Baton relay race - Fully chip timed - Team prizes - Team and location results
One Registration = One Team and one name required! If entering multiple teams please just add an individual team captain name and email for each team.
You have the option of the team 2 person 10k or the team 4 person 10k. If entering teams of 2 each runner runs 2.5km then hands over the race chip to their team mate before doing a second 2.5km. If entering teams of 4 each runner just runs 2.5km and hands over the race chip and the last runner heads over the finish line.
Results include team placings for male, female and mixed teams. Companies can enter as many teams as they like. Each team has to have a unique team name. i.e Fix Events Team 1, Fix Events Team 2.
Team members can run in any order. This is up to the team to decide before the event day.
If entering as a team of 2, each team member must do a 2.5k loop then hand over the race chip, then move back in to the pen to wait to complete their second lap.
So now is the time to secure your team entry or entries and send out the challenge to your rivals in the City or Wharf and get ready for this fantastic event! If you need more info about team entries please email us at email@example.com
Every entrant receives full race chip timing, an awesome CityvWharf Medal, snacks and drinks on the day and free photos to download!
Thinking of Fundraising?
This event will be supporting a number of charities (To be confirmed) however please note fundraising is optional and you can also support and raise funds for any charity of your choice.
Past Event Photos
Your race packs can be collected at the event and will include your race number and timing baton. You can collect your race numbers for your entire team and it's up to you to decide the order of your runners. (We do not require the other team member names until race day) Please note Batons must be handed back to our team after you complete the event. Failure to do so will result in a £45 fee as batons are very expensive to replace.
ARRIVAL & START TIME
The City v Wharf 5k Team Run Challenge will start at 6.30pm so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the event start. Please make sure you pin your race number to the front of your t-shirt.
LOCATION & PARKING
For location details and how to get there please check details on the right under Getting There. There is no dedicated parking at Victoria Park. Please be sure to plan your journey to arrive on time.
Situated at our event hub.
This is located next to the registration tents. Please note space is very limited so travel as lightly as possible. If you require bag storage make sure you arrive with plenty of time to spare.
THE CITY v WHARF 5k RUN CHALLENGE
The run will kick off at 6.30pm and will take you around Victoria Park. We will start gathering you in to the start area at 6.20pm. We will have some funky tunes played to get you in the spirit and you will be warmed up by our team.
There will be marshals around the course to support and encourage you. Please note placings for this race will be based on chip time.
Please take care when running around the course as this is public land and local residents will be out and about. Please always stay on the left unless otherwise guided. Enjoy this great run around Victoria Park.
Results will be displayed on our race timing screen so after crossing the finish line you can check out your time.
Drinks and snacks will be available at the finish line.
AFTER THE EVENT
Everyone will receive a very cool medal and some great goodies! Results include team placings for male, female and mixed teams. Companies can enter as many teams as they like. Each team has to have a unique team name. i.e Fix Events Team 1, Fix Events Team 2. Trophies will be awarded to winning teams. Please note these will be presented during the week after the event as all results will need to be assessed.
You will be able to check out your instant race results on our race timing screen.
Start spreading the word across the City and Wharf now and let the battle commence!
There is no carparking in Victoria Park so if driving please plan ahead where you will park.
Nearest underground station: Mile End. Plan your journey to Mile End Station
Nearest rail stations: Cambridge Heath/Hackney Wick Station
From Mile End Station, turn left and cross over Mile End Road. Turn right onto Grove Road – it’s about 10-15 minutes walk straight down. Alternatively, you can also walk most of the way through Mile End Park, which runs parallel to Grove Road. You will first arrive at the Crown Gates.
Can I register on the day of the event?
This is possible only if the event isn’t sold out. This will be stated on the website prior to the event.
When do I receive my race pack?
We email you your race number and details and this also goes on the website prior to the event so you can search if you haven’t received your email for any reason. You then collect your race packs at registration on the morning of the event.
How do I know I am registered?
You will receive an email confirming your entry. If a friend or colleague has entered as long as they have used your email address in the entry you will receive confirmation.
Will I receive race information in the lead up to my event?
Yes we send out email updates prior to your event and you can view all event details, news and offers by logging in to your user profile.
Will I be chipped timed?
Yes all our events (unless otherwise stated) are chip timed! In most cases you will use our disposable race chips. You need to ensure you put these on correctly on your shoe (race instructions will be given via email and this info is on your event information page on your event page).
Can I find the race number list prior to the event?
Yes, your event race list will be online approximately a week prior to your event. Please make a note of your race number and that of friends as you will collect your race pack on the morning of the run.
What happens if I don't receive my race email?
If you don’t receive your race email it may be because the wrong email address was inputted or the race email went in to your junk mail so please check carefully. All information will can be found by logging in to your user profile and your race number will show within this account area.
Can I Enter a team?
Absolutely! Get as many friends, family or colleagues together and run as a team. You are not required to run together and each person will receive their own time however it's just fun to run under a team name.
Can I run with a buggy?
Yes this is typically ok for most locations however please check the run route course as some locations can be a mix of path, trail, grass so not always suitable for running with a buggy. Also please try and stay to the left as much as possible to give room for other runners.
Can I volunteer to marshal at the event?
Absolutely! If you miss out on a place or just want to help out on the day and marshal that would be great. You would be there to support and encourage all entrants. Contact us by filling the form to express your interest. We would welcome you to join our team.
Event Merchandise - Get the look!
Available to buy during checkout.
- CityvWharf Blue Technical TShirts£4.00(discounted price)
- CityvWharf Yellow Technical TShirts£4.00(discounted price)