Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon

At the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park you’ll be spoilt for choice if you were looking for running events to take part in as they host so many fantastic runs throughout the year. This one is a little bit special however as it’s their very first half marathon!

This road closed half marathon will start and finish at the Park and on route you’ll pass iconic attractions and venues such as the ArcelorMittal Orbit, Lee Valley VeloPark and of course London Stadium.

Each mile of this run will be accurately marked out with distance flags and plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Included is a unique themed medal, limited edition finishers t-shirt water, official race photographs and goody bag. Early bird entries are £34 and all participants must be 17 and over.

So sign up today and start training for what is sure to be a great day at the Park!

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Further information for local residents

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 10th February 2019.

This is a mass participation event which will close most of the major roads around the Park. The event will see over 4000 runners run 13.1 miles within the Park boundary, the first ever held. This race will involve multiple road closures; further details can be found below. The event village will be held on and around London Stadium island and the South Park Lawn.

 

Event Timings

07:30: Event village opens (South Park Lawn)

07:45: Runners begin to arrive at village

08:00: All affected roads closed (see below)

09:30: Race begins

12:00: Race ends (masses expected to finish by 11:30)

12:30: Roads reopen

13:00: Event village closed

 

The Route

A copy of the route can be found here

QEOP Half Marathon Route

 

A video of the course can be viewed here. Please note that you can change the playback speed on the video by adjusting the orange icon next to the play button.

 

Road Closures

The following roads will be closed for the event from 08:00 until midday – Waterden Road, Parkes Street, Lesney Avenue, East Bay Lane and Westfield Avenue (from Waterden Road to Olympic Park Avenue).

In addition to the above, Clarnico Lane and the entire Loop Road will closed from 08:00 to 12.30. Please note, no residential roads will be closed.

 

Road Name Times Closed
Waterden Road 0800 – 1200
Parkes Street 0800 – 1200
Lesney Avenue 0800 – 1200
East Bay Lane 0800 – 1200
Westfield Avenue (from Waterden Road to Olympic Park Avenue) 0800 – 1200
Clarnico Lane 0800 – 1230
Loop Road (entirety – from White Post Lane to Carpenter’s Road) 0800 – 1230
Lee Valley VeloPark

VeloPark Events January – March 2019

VeloPark events information for residents, these events have also be added to the upcoming events calendar.

 

 

Conference

Date: Thursday 31 January 2019
Time: 9am – 5pm

Place: VeloPark

Lee Valley VeloPark has provided the following information for residents:

  • The event will be set up on 31/01/19 from 7am
  • The event will clear away on 31/01/19 by 6pm
  • Expected approximately 300 participants
  • There will be no road closures and no outside PA use for this event

 

 

 

Private and Confidential Event

Date: Saturday 2 February 2019
Time: 7pm – 9pm

Place: VeloPark

Lee Valley VeloPark has provided the following information for residents:

  • The event will be set up on 02/02/19 form 9am
  • The event will clear away on 02/02/19 by 11pm
  • Live TV Broadcast, expected attendance 500-1000px and 10-15 broadcast vehicles.
  • There will be outside PA use during this event
  • There will be no road closures for this event

 

 

 

Olympic Park Half-Marathon

Date: Sunday 10 February 2019
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Place: VeloPark

Lee Valley VeloPark has provided the following information for residents:

  • The event will be set up on 10/02/19 from 8am
  • The event will clear away on 10/02/19 by 1pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park event, using VeloPark land. Expected approximately 4000 entrants.
  • There will be outside PA use during this event
  • There will road closures on most of the major roads around the park, see here for further details.

 

 

 

Full Gas – March Hare

Date: Saturday 16 March 2019
Time: 10am – 4pm

Place: VeloPark

Lee Valley VeloPark has provided the following information for residents:

  • The event will be set up on 16/03/19 from 8am
  • The event will clear away on 16/03/19 by 6pm
  • Road Circuit event, expected approximately 200 riders.
  • There will be outside PA use during this event
  • There will be no road closures for this event