The five2go Fun Runs – online entries for the 5k are now openfive2go logo


Saturday 10 November 2007

Start time

5k at 12 noon

1k at 1pm


Hackney Marsh East


A 5k Fun Run which you can enter in advance and a 1k Fun Run – entries for the 1k open on the day.

The 5k route

A 2 loop route around Hackney Marsh East, overlooking the 2012 Olympic site. The course is run on short grass, but is unfortunately inaccessible to wheelchairs due to the nature of the surface when wet.

Entry fee

For the 5k Fun Run

£8 for over 12s; FREE for under 12s

For the 1k Fun Run

FREE for children (NB no advance entries are being taken for the 1k Fun Run)

If registering on the day, please ensure you leave enough time to register and prepare for your run.

ALL under 12s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Goody bags for all 5K entrants including a medal and teddy bear

Number of entrants

Maximum of 500

Closing date

Saturday 3 November (or earlier if race limit is reached)

Directions to Hackney Marsh East

For detailed travel information on how to reach Hackney Marsh by public transport, please see Transport for London. Car parking is available near Hackney Marsh.

Please click here for a streetmap of where the festival/fun runs will be held. On this map it is marked as "Recreation Ground" - adjacent to New Spitalfields Market. On street parking is available on Homerton Road, just beside Hackney Marsh (E9 5PF).


Toilets, drinks, children's entertainment and various food outlets.


For a list of frequently asked questions, please click here

How to enter

Online entries are now open for the 5km or you can download an entry form here.

Entries for the 1k Fun Run will open on the day.


If you feel able to support our important work even more, please download a sponsorship form and raise what you can for Parents for Children and BBC Children in Need.

To make things even simpler, why not set up an online sponsorship page at Justgiving and email your friends for support.

If you have any questions about the five2go race series or the events at Hackney Marsh, email [email protected], or call us on 020 7520 2880.


We would love to receive your photos of race day. Please email them to [email protected] and we will add a selection of the best pictures to our photos page.