The race starts and finishes at the glorious and famous Wimbledon Common next to the Rushmere Pond in SW19.
Make sure you don’t miss this opportunity of running through the streets of Wimbledon. The race start is 09:00 and is very accessible by car and public transport. The race has a great vibe and is well supported by some local organisations.
All runners will receive a medal for finishing as well as loads of goodies at the finish including water, juices, fruit and a chocolate bar! We use the latest Chip Timing technology so you will get an accurate finishing time. The results are posted as soon as you cross the finish line!
Please note that we are not allowing the use of any headphones unless they are Bone Conducting Headphones.as stated under UKA Rule 240 S 5.
We will have a free baggage drop facility for you to use. This area will be cordoned off but we do advise against storing any valuables as we can’t be held responsible. Toilets will also be provided at the start/finish area. An official race photographer will be in attendance around the course so make sure they catch you when you are looking your very best!
A Medical team will also be situated at the start area.We will also have a pre-race warm up around 10 minutes before the race start to warm up those tight muscles so you will be ready for the run. All in all we are ready – the question is; are you ready to take on the challenge?
Arrival, Venue Directions & Parking
The race starts and finishes at near Rushmere Pond/Kings College, on Wimbledon Common as indicated by the arrow on the map below. This is also race HQ and where the registration area is located.
If travelling by train/tube, the nearest station is Wimbledon. From the station, cross the road and take the 93 bus towards Putney Bridge asking the driver to let you off at the War Memorial. Alternatively, if you would prefer to walk from Wimbledon station, turn right out of the station and walk up Wimbledon Hill Road and then continue on to High Street Wimbledon to the War Memorial. This is an approximately twenty minute walk.
If travelling by car, metered parking is available around Ridgeway and its surrounding side roads. Please resist the temptation to park to close to the race HQ to minimise disruption to the event. If parking in residential area we ask runners to have consideration for the residents in the area and keep noise disruption to a minimum.