FAQs

The recent surges in Covid-19 since lockdown was eased mean it’s not possible to stage the Vitality London 10,000 in its usual format in 2020.

We've contacted all participants in the 2020 event about their options for this year – read our full announcement for more details.

The Vitality London 10,000 goes virtual this year with runners across the UK invited to sign up to run 10K from home on the route of their choice during the October half-term period - Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November 2020.

Please read our virtual event FAQs below to find out more about taking part – entries are open now.

VIRTUAL EVENTS FAQs

  • What is the entry fee?
    A.The entry fee is £15 for everyone, wherever they live in the world – this includes the original finisher medal and New Balance performance finisher T-shirt (retail value £35).
  • How old do you have to be to enter?
    A.You’ll need to be aged 15 or over on 24 October 2020 in order to enter the virtual Vitality London 10,000.
  • Will I receive a medal and finisher T-shirt?
    A.Yes, everyone who uploads evidence that they have completed their 10K will be sent the original Vitality London 10,000 finisher medal and New Balance performance finisher T-shirt (retail value £35).
  • Do I need to download an app to take part?
    A.No, there is no app for the Vitality London 10,000.
  • Will I receive a race number?
    A.Yes, everyone who enters the event before 17:00 on Sunday 11 October will be sent an official running number beforehand. Participants who enter after that date will be able to download a running number via a link sent to them before event week.
  • Will there be final instructions?
    A.Yes, we will email all entrants a Runner Checklist prior to Saturday 24 October.
  • How will I prove I have completed my 10K?
    A.You will be able to upload evidence to our registration system after you have completed your 10K. It will be a simple process and full details will be emailed to you in mid-October.
  • Can I run on a treadmill?
    A.Yes, you can complete the virtual Vitality London 10,000 on a treadmill.