Carried out by clubs rather than individuals, so just get in touch with your universities’ running team to find out more
You will receive a token as you cross the finishing line which must be handed in to the finishing desk to have your result recorded. Once these are verified they will be posted at www.london-athletics.com
along with a full race report.
What should I run in:
You need to wear your university team vest, but there are no other restrictions.
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