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Everything you need to know (almost ever).

When do the entries open for the Glow in the Park London event?

Entries open 1st May 2017. Sign up on the Venues page to get a VIG (Very Important Glower) notification when the event entries open.

Where is the event?

Kempton Park Racecourse. Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex TW16 5AQ

What time does the event start?

7:00 pm - Start Party, warm up and DJ will get you Glowing!

7:30 pm - Start

Is it a race and is the event timed?

No to both! The only time you are here for is a good time! The emphasis is on fun, friends, and family. Enjoy yourself running or walking around the course. Party on the start line, have a dance in the Glow Zones and get your Glow On at the finish. 

What actually happens at the event?!?

The Glow in the Park 5km run is a night time experience run. A 5km route (2 laps of 2.5km) is marked using LED strobe lights and big flashing arrows. On the course are themed Glow Zones that are there quite simply for fun! 

What is a Glow Zone?

There are typically 6 Glow Zones at each event. These are areas where lighting, special effects, and music have been installed. All the Glow Zones are a great experience and will enhance your fun! Check out the Glow Zones page to find out more about them. 

How much is it to enter?

Group of 4 or more

Super Saver Early Bird - 1st May - 1st August 2017 - £16.50

Early Bird Offer - 2nd August - 1st September 2017 - £19.50

Standard Rate - 2nd September onwards £30

Individual Runner

Super Saver Early Bird - 1st May - 1st August 2017 - £18.50

Early Bird Offer - 2nd August - 1st September 2017 - £22.50

Standard Rate -  2nd September onwards £36

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How do I enter a group?        

You just have to select your size of group from the drop down option on the shop entry page. A group is made up by 4 people or more.

Am I entered?

If you have received a bib number and a headband then you are entered.

I’m pretty sure I entered but can't find or did not receive my confirmation email and or post pack. How can I check?

Send us an email to info@glowinthepark.co.uk. Let us know your name (the same one you would have used to enter the event) and we will find out for you. Also, it would be a good idea to check your email spam folder just in case it found its way there. 

Can I transfer my entry?

Yes. Whoever has the bib number and headband is entered. You may give this to whoever you wish. Please ensure they read the website details as this is a condition of entry to the event.

I can no longer take part in the event. Can I have a refund?

No, sorry we can not facilitate refunds. Full terms and conditions of entry to the event can be found here 

Do I have to pick my registration pack up at the event?

No! All packs are posted pre-event and contain a bib number, headband, and UV paint. For group entries, all packs are posted to the person who made the booking. It is then up to them to distribute the packs to whoever is going with them.

Is there parking on site?

The on-site car park will be open from 6:30 pm and there is a charge of £4 per car and £7 per bus. Please have the exact change ready and follow the directions of the car parking marshals. Wear your headtorch whilst on foot in the car park as some areas are unlit. 

Where do I wear my bib?

You need to wear your bib on your front and make sure the back of the bib is all filled out. 

Can I change the address I would like my registration pack to be posted to? 

When entering you can put a different delivery address to your registered card address. If you need to change this please email info@glowinthepark.co.uk as soon as possible so we can get it changed before being sent out.

How can I raise money for charity through the event?

There are two ways you can help raise money for the partnered event charity. This event is sponsored by Chain of Hope you can use the sponsorship form in your packs or you can choose to donate on their website www.chainofhope.org/what-you-can-do/donate/. You are responsible for getting the money to the charities directly after the event.


Can I fundraise for another charity that is not partnered with the event?

This event is only has a sponsorship with the Chain of Hope, so if you wish to raise money for another charity that is fine however if you can raise money for the Chain of Hope charity that would be great!

What’s the minimum age for taking part?

6 years of age, they must be accompanied by an adult. 

Do I need to register for a specific wave time?

There are no specific waves. Pop to your chosen events "information page" and this will have your event start time at the top. Waves are done on a first come first run bases. 

Do I have to wear a head torch?

Yes, you do have to wear a head torch for your safety. Most of the course is well lit but there are parts that are unlit and parts of the course can be uneven, so you must have a torch to light up your way. You can buy these in our shop! Click Here

Will I get wet at the event?

Maybe, in the foam zone you may get a bit damp from the foam and in the paint zone we spray water paint at the entrants. There will be a no play route around the zone if you don't want to get wet. It is advisable not to wear your best clothes, event T-shirts are available at the event shop or online from £5. Click Here

Will I get a medal?

We are giving out certificates at the end of the run for everyone. Not medals. If you do not pick up your certificate on the night we will not be able to send one out to you afterward so do make sure you pick it up before you leave.

Do I need to register on the website if my friend made the booking?

No, you do not. Once you have received your event bib number from your friend this is your ticket this is all you need and a fantastic Glow outfit of course!

If you have any other questions that are not answered above please feel free to pop us an email. info@glowinthepark.co.uk

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