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Thank you for taking part in the Vitality London 10,000 at Hatfield Park, it is great to be able to run together again!
The Vitality London 10,000 will be back in 2022 – look out for details later in the year.
The below information is about the 2021 event, which took place at Hatfield Park on Sunday 11 July.
The link below will take you to your Final Instructions, which contain all the information you need to ensure you have a great day.
We can still run together safely!
The UK government announced a delay to the end of Covid-19 restrictions until 19 July, but the good news is that the government guidance for Safe Sport under stage 3 allows mass participation running events to go ahead.
We will deliver a safe, secure event at the Vitality London 10,000 at Hatfield Park on Sunday 11 July and we hope you will join us on the Start Line. It’s safe to run outdoors!
Free family fun zone from 12:30!
Whether you’re taking part in the Vitality London 10,000 at Hatfield Park in the morning, or coming along in the afternoon for the Vitality Mile, head to the free family fun zone in the Showground Field for exciting activities for kids, chilled-out yoga classes and the chance to have a go on the world-famous tumbleator – a giant treadmill where you can choose a relaxed pace or go for a new world record!
Join a free yoga class
Take some time out of your day to unwind at one of the free Vitality yoga classes on offer. We’ll publish a class schedule on the day, then simply come along and join a class on a first-come, first-served basis.
Try out the tumbleator
Think you have what it takes to run a four-minute-mile? Or fancy yourself as the next Sir Mo Farah? Have a go on the famous tumbleator for a super-fun way to try out your pace on a giant treadmill!
Get active in the Kids Zone
Kids will love all the free activities on offer in the family fun zone on the afternoon of Sunday 11 July. The Craft Zone will feature medal making and flag decorating, while roaming entertainers will create balloon models for children as a fun souvenir to remember the day. The Kids Active Sports Zone will offer outdoor games and relay races so don’t miss it!
Picnic the park
And if you’re feeling a bit less energetic (especially after your run!) bring some food and drink to enjoy at one of the 40 picnic tables that will be dotted around the family fun zone – then just sit back, relax and listen to music and announcements from our resident DJ!
About Hatfield Park
Just 21 miles north of central London in the Hertfordshire countryside, Hatfield Park is part of the 207-acre Hatfield House estate – a haven of peace and calm encompassing pasture, woodland, wildflower meadows and landscaped gardens that are sure to be in full bloom come July!
The house itself is a prime example of Jacobean architecture – it even includes Tudor Old Palace, the childhood home of Elizabeth I, on site. Both Hatfield House and its grounds have also been used as film and TV locations in productions including Netflix’s Bridgerton and The Crown, and films such as The Favourite (2018), All the Money in the World (2017) and Wonder Woman (2017) – so if they look familiar, that’s probably why!
And if you like what you see of the gardens while you’re there for the event, you’ll be able to make a return visit later in the summer at a discounted priced, as Hatfield House is offering all Vitality London 10,000 at Hatfield Park participants 50 per cent off a park and garden ticket, valid until the end of September.
The Vitality London 10,000 at Hatfield House course
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Hatfield Park gives you the chance to experience the freedom of running on tracks and trails in a tranquil setting. The terrain is varied and undulating – with some stretches on tree-lined road – passing grassland, ancient oaks and the banks of the River Lea. While it may not be fast and flat, it’s never boring!
Please note that the off-road elements of the course mean it is unsuitable for wheelchair users. Wheelchair users are very welcome to take part in the Vitality Mile, which takes place on the afternoon of Sunday 11 July.
Relaxing after the event
Once you’ve finished your 10K, you and your family or friends are welcome to stay and explore the park – perhaps you’ll find the perfect spot for a post-event picnic! – or enjoy our family fun area, which will be open from 12:30. Watch this space for more details of the entertainment that will be on offer as we get closer to Event Day.
Getting to Hatfield Park
By public transport
Hatfield railway station is served by fast trains from London’s Kings Cross (20 minutes) and a stopping service from Moorgate. In the other direction, trains go to Cambridge (fast service) and Welwyn Garden City (stopping service).
Bus routes 301 and 302 to St Albans and Hemel Hempstead and the 724 to St Albans, Watford and Heathrow Airport also stop at Hatfield Station.
When you arrive at Hatfield Station, you’ll see our signs directing you to the main gates opposite the station – we’ll also have marshals standing by to guide you.
If you’d prefer to drive to the event, Hatfield House is seven miles north of the M25 (Junction 23) and two miles east of the A1(M) (Junction 4).
Please ignore the brown Hatfield House tourist signs – instead, look out for Vitality London 10,000 at Hatfield Park traffic signs directing you to your car park.
If you requested a car parking place when you registered for the event, we will email you before the event to let you know which car park you’ve been allocated and how to get there.
We will also provide your allocated arrival time – please stick to this to help us deliver a socially distanced event. Finally, to access your car park, please display your bib number on your dashboard before you arrive.
Thinking about cycling to the event? While you’re welcome to get to the Hatfield area by bike, please be aware that there won’t be a secure bike park at the event, and the venue does not allow cycling in some areas of its grounds. The good news is there’s a dedicated bike park at the Hatfield Station (which is near the pedestrian entrance to the event), as well as cycle racks in the town centre, so you can secure your bike and complete your journey on foot.
If you are planning to arrive by taxi, please use the authorised drop off location which is the Hatfield House visitor car park, AL9 5HX.