10k forCrohns 2017 – 10k London Hyde Park – Run it or Walk it to raise funds for Crohns Research

10kwebpageimageThe date for the 2017 10k forCrohns event is Sunday 24th September 2017 in Hyde Park, London.

Join hundreds of people to WALK or RUN the picturesque 10k route while raising money for research into Crohn’s Disease. As part of your application fee, you will receive a forCrohns t-shirt, a bottle of water and for runners, a running number and chip timer. After the event there will be live entertainment and a big tea all included in the fee, so it is a great day out for the whole family!

We are also looking for marshalls and volunteers to help on the day so if you are interested please email [email protected].

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SPECIAL EARLY BIRD BOOKING PRICES UNTIL 31st MAY:

Walkers – £15 plus booking fee
Runners – £17 plus booking fee

From 1st June prices will increase so book now!

Apply online to Walk or Run 10k forCrohns here

PLEASE NOTE: Minimum sponsorship for the event is £20 per person.

Or for people who prefer the good old fashioned way… download a form here

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Once you have registered, please setup your JustGiving page to start fundraising

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The Walkers & Runners Info Packs will be available to download from here nearer the event:

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PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT APPLY ON THE DAY IN THE PARK. DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATIONS IS 9PM ON SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER, BUT WE MAY CLOSE EARLIER IF ALL PLACES ARE TAKEN.

Click here to apply now.

The key info you need to know about the 10k for Crohn’s Walk or Run 2017 event

WALKERS Times (Subject to change):
Walkers Registration 10.00am
Walkers Begin 10.30am

RUNNERS Times (Subject to change):
Runners Registration 10.30am
Warm up 11.05am
Run begins 11.15am

Location:
Hyde Park, London
Our marquee is by the band stand approx 400 yards from the Queen Elizabeth II gates and the Serpentine River.

View location map here:
https://goo.gl/maps/O3gqK

Please note that Hyde Park now charges 20p for the use of the toilets, so please bring change with you. Royal Parks state that this charge covers the cleaning & maintenance costs of the facilities. Accessible toilets, which can be accessed using a radar key or through the attendant, will remain free of charge.

We expect the toilet block opposite the bandstand to be very busy on Saturday and there can be a very long queue. There is one toilet in the mens and another in the womens which can be accessed with a Radar key. There’s another toilet block next to Hyde Park Corner tube station and whilst this charges 50p and there are 2 flights of approx 10 stepsto get there it’s likely to be less busy.

Nearest Station:
Hyde Park Corner Underground Station

Car Park:
There is an NCP car park on Old Park Lane

Upon registration, you will be provided with your t-shirt and event programme. Runners will receive a running number and safety pins, chip timer, and will have a chance to give in your bag to be left in the marquee which you can collect after the run. Please note that forCrohns cannot accept any responsibility for items that are left in the cloakroom and unfortunately we do not have space for walkers to leave any belongings.

At registration, all participants will be asked to give your show a printout of their Justgiving page as proof of £20 minimum sponsorship.

The run/walk is one lap of a 10km circuit within the park and is a relatively flat route on pavement.It will be marked out with KM markers and we have marshalls to point you in the right direction across the route.  Route Map to follow nearer the event (the one below is from 2016).

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Lunch and live music will be provided for all and begin at approx 1.00pm.

Before this time there will be music, certificates will be handed out to all participants and there will be the Crohn’s Corner to peruse with valuable information for Crohn’s sufferers.

We can’t wait to see you all on 24th September (remember it’s back on a Sunday this year!) and in the build up and on the day don’t forget to tweet us your photos using #10kforCrohns or post them to Facebook using the same hashtag!

Here’s some great tweets after previous events:

And here’s a fab blog review of our event from 2012Click here to apply for 2016 now.