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London 10,000

Quick facts

Location London, United Kingdom

Distance 10 km

Date May

About London 10,000

The London 10,000 is an annual road running event over 10 km which takes place in late May in London, United Kingdom. Established in 2008 and sponsored by BUPA, the race goes through the roads of St. James’s Park and the finish is on the mall by Buckingham Palace.

It has become one of the most popular, mass participation 10k runs in the United Kingdom. In 2008, over 12,500 runners took part, with 8372 recorded finishers for the 2009 event. It is managed by the same organisers as the London Marathon.

Mo Farah is a five-time winner of the men’s race and his course record of 27:44 minutes in 2010 was ratified as the British record for the 10K road distance. The women’s record of 31:06 minutes was also set in 2010, by Kenya’s Mary Keitany.

Distances

10 km

  • 10km
Start:

The Mall

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Finish:

Spur Road, London, UK

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Highlights

Runners pass many of London’s famous sights including, Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral,  Mansion House, Bank of England, Leadenhall Market, The Monument, Millennium Bridge, Tate Gallery, Cleopatra’s Needle, London Eye, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. It is also hoped that Buckingham Palace will act as the backdrop for both the start and finish.

Overview

The Race starts (and finishes) in The Mall and follows a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London. Runners pass many of London’s famous sights including, Admiralty Arch, Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral,  Mansion House, Bank of England, Leadenhall Market, The Monument, Millennium Bridge, Tate Gallery, Cleopatra’s Needle, London Eye, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. It is also hoped that Buckingham Palace will act as the backdrop for both the start and finish.


London 10,000 Trivia

The London 10,000 is an annual road running event over 10 km which takes place in late May in London, United Kingdom It has become one of the most popular, mass participation 10k runs in the United Kingdom. In 2008, over 12,500 runners took part, with 8372 recorded finishers for the 2009 event. It is managed by the same organisers as the London Marathon.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.