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ASICS London 10k FAQs

ASICS London 10k FAQs 2023 

 

RACE DAY 

What time does the ASICS London 10K start and where? 

The Asics London 10K race start line information will be shared in the weeks leading up to the event with your arrival and wave times. 

All runners will be allocated a time slot to arrive at the event, which  MUST be followed. Please do not arrive any earlier than your allocated time.  If you arrive into Central London in advance of your allocated time, please find a safe open space nearby to wait, before entering the race facilities or the start area.  

The start process will be seeded with your actual start time dependent on your predicted finish time.  Further detailed information will be shared with you well in advance of race day, along with being included in the Race Day Guide, which will be emailed to runners shortly before race weekend.    

There is a race cut-off time of 1 hour and 45 minutes for each runner, after which any runners still on the course will be asked to move to the pavements, so that we can give Westminster residents their roads back! 

 

How do I get to the ASICS London 10K? 

All runners will be allocated a specific time slot to arrive at the event, which  MUST be followed. Please do not arrive any earlier than your allocated time. If you arrive into Central London in advance of your allocated time, please find a safe open space nearby to wait, before entering the race facilities or the start area.  

The entry point for Asics London 2021 was at the junction of The Mall & Horse Guards Road. This location is at the North-East end of St James’s Park:  

  • Approximate postcode: SW1A 2BE    

To reach this location if using public transport please use one of the following stations on event day and follow directional signage:   

  • Victoria Mainline or Underground Station (Victoria Line, District & Circle Line)  

  • St James’s Park Underground Station (District & Circle Line)  

  • Westminster Underground Station (Jubilee Line, District & Circle Line)  

  • Charing Cross Mainline or Underground Station (Northern Line, Bakerloo Line)  

  • Embankment Underground Station (Bakerloo Line, Northern Line, District & Circle Line)  

Please note roads will be closed from 06:00 onwards on race day so local buses will be on diversion – please check tfl.gov.uk for further details.  – still relevant? 

 

 Is there bag drop for the ASICS London 10K? 

If possible, please arrive ‘race ready’ meaning you don’t need to drop a bag at our bag facility.  This will reduce queues and give you a smoother route to the start line.  If this is not possible, then please note there will be a limited bag drop facility available for participants on the day. 

More detailed information on this will be provided closer to the event date and will also be available in the Race Day Guide, which will be emailed to runners prior to the event.   

 

Can I bring friends or family to watch me? 

There will be lots going on around the 2023 start and finish lines, from entertainment to cheer points! The more the merrier, so please bring along your friends and family to get involved and have a great Sunday. 

 

What time does the ASICS London 10K finish and where? 

The exact 2023 start time is still TBC. There is a race cut-off time of 1 hour and 45 minutes for each runner, after which any runners still on the course will be asked to move to the pavements, so that we can give Westminster residents their roads back! 

 

Is the ASICS London 10k route the same as the British 10k route? 

The route will remain the same as the former event, with plenty of entertainment and exciting atmosphere route-wide. 

 

What are the road closures for the ASICS London 10K? 

The 2023 road closure information has not yet been finalised, however please see here for the 2022 road closure information. 

 

RACE PACK 

 

How do I get my ASICS London 10K race pack? 

Race Pack Delivery  

You can purchase race pack delivery upon registration, in which case your race pack will be posted to you in the 2 weeks prior to the event. Your address must be up to date on your registration 4 weeks before the event in order for these to be sent to the correct place as we will not be able to re-send. If you need to update your address, please get in touch via hello@thelondon10k.com  

 

Race Pack Collection 

If you did not pay for race pack postage when registering, you will need to collect your race pack from the collection point in the Festival Village or from the London ASICS store prior to the event. Details about collection times will be shared shortly before the event. 

 

What if my race pack doesn't arrive in the post?  

If your pack doesn't make it to you in the post, then you'll need to collect a new race number from the collection point in the Festival Village or London ASICS store prior to the event. Details about collection times will be shared shortly before the event. 

More information on the Race Number Collection Desk will be presented in the Race Day Guide.  

 

CHARITY RUNNERS 

 

How do I run the ASICS London 10K for a charity? 

You can find all ASICS London 10K charity partners section on our the ASICS London 10K page  of the website. Contact the charity of your choice and let them know you'd like to run for them! Can't find the charity you're looking for? Please get in touch  and we can invite them to join. 

 

I have a general entry place, can I still run for a charity? 

Yes, you're free to raise funds for whichever charity you like. If you don't have a charity in mind, you can find our supporting charities on our Asics London 10K page here. 

 

REGISTRATION 

Why am I being redirected to LET'S DO THIS when entering the ASICS London 10k? 

LimeLight Sports Club has partnered with 'Let’s Do This' to take on the ASICS London 10k entries for 2023.  

When you enter the ASICS London 10k, your entry information and payment is processed by 'Let’s Do This' and passed securely to LimeLight Sports Club. Your bank statement will show 'Let’s Do This' against your event entry and you will receive a booking confirmation email from 'Let’s Do This'. Once you are entered, all event communication will come from LimeLight Sports Club and the ASICS London 10k team. 

 

Participants with disabilities  

LimeLight Sports Club events aim to be inclusive, offering people of all abilities the opportunity to take part.  

Please read the information below about taking part if you have a disability and/or require assistance on event day.  

Wheelchairs: 

Wheelchair entrants are permitted at the ASICS London 10K. At registration checkout, simply tick the wheelchair participant box and we'll be in touch to coordinate any necessary details with you. 

Hand cycles, however, are not permitted and all wheelchair participants must be self-propelled without support.   

If you meet our elite qualifying time and are also taking part in a racing wheelchair, then you will start at the front of the race, shortly before the main field.  If you are taking part in a day chair then you will start the race at the back of the main field.  

 

Disabled participants who need assistance:  

If you are a visually impaired runner or your disability and/or medical conditions means that you require a guide runner/assistant, then please contact us at  hello@thelondon10k.com  detailing your request and reasons for it.  

We strongly advise that each participant and their guide should be appropriately identified and linked together in a safe way on event day. Guide dogs are not permitted at the ASICS London 10K. If you are unable to take part, then the place for your guide runner will be withdrawn. 

 

Race Day Information: 

Additional race day information will become available to all participants in the weeks leading up to the event. But if you have any questions or concerns in the meantime, please contact us at  hello@thelondon10k.com

 

I am signed up, but am now unable to make the date – what are my options? 

Membership options  

If you can’t make the date, please get in touch with our Customer Experience team via  members@limelightsports.club.  

Please note you must let us know you are unable to attend you must let us know a minimum of 1 month before the event date if you would like a refund and 1 week before the event if you would like to defer your place or transfer it to another LSC Member.  

 

General options  

If you can’t make the date, please get in touch with our Customer Experience team via hello@thelondon10k.com. 

Unless you purchased Refund Protect at the point of entry you are unable to obtain a refund, transfer or deferral for your place as per our Terms & Conditions.