Good luck to all in the Bupa London 10k
This Bank Holiday weekend will see around 10,500 fun-runners, fundraisers, celebrities and leading athletes participating in the Bupa London 10,000.
Established athletes such as Jo Pavey, Paula Radcliffe, Mo Farrah and Andrew Lemoncello are set to compete in the race which incorporates the first UK national 10km road championships.
The Bupa London 10,000 starts and finishes in St. James’s Park and uses Green Park as its assembly area.
The race starts on Birdcage Walk and follows an anti-clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London via Parliament Square, Embankment, Blackfriars Bridge, Queen Victoria Street, Cannon Street, Great Tower Street, Crutched Friars, Fenchurch Street, Leadenhall Market, Cornhill, Queen Victoria Street, Puddle Dock, Embankment, Horseguards Avenue, Whitehall and via Trafalgar Square to the finish in The Mall.
Runners pass many of London’s famous sights, including Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, The London Eye, Cleopatra’s Needle, Tate Gallery, Millennium Bridge, The Monument, Lloyds of London, Leadenhall Market, Bank of England, Mansion House, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Horseguards, Nelson's Column and Admiralty Arch. Buckingham Palace acts as the backdrop to the start and finish.