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Elvis Grand Prix

Elvis 3: East End Road Runners Midsummer 5km on Tuesday 21st June at 7.30, Olympic Park


A 5km race in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park hosted by East End Road Runners - the purplest and cheeriest running club in London!
This race comprises the third leg of the 2022 East London V Interclub Series (ELVIS), see: http://www.elvisraces.club/. However, members of any running club, or no running club are very welcome to join.

Entries in advance please. No entries on the day. No transfers. No refunds.

Race Details
Race Date: Tuesday 21 June 2022.
Race Time: Starts 7.30pm.
Registration and number collection: between 6.30pm and 7.20pm.
Location: Hopkins Field (near Waterden Road), QEOP, London, E20 3BS (please note this is 400m west of the Velopark).
Licence: The race is licensed by UKA (2022-42057) with a certificate of course accuracy.
Timing: Chip-timed.
Course: It is a fast 2-lap course on paved paths of the north area of the Park.
Water: A water fountain (to refill runners' own bottles) will be provided. For environmental reasons, single use plastic bottles of water will not routinely be provided. Runners are encouraged to bring their own bottles (clearly labeled to avoid confusion).
Toilets: will be available in the Velopark (about 400m to the east of the registration and start point)
Baggage: Bags can be left (spaced from one another) near the registration area at owner’s own risk.
Car Parking: Some paid parking spaces are available in surrounding streets. There are multi-storey carparks at Here East and at Stratford International Station.
Public Transport: Participants are strongly encouraged to arrive by public transport. Stratford International, Stratford, Hackney Wick and Leyton stations are all within a 20 minute walk of the start. Busses 388, 97, 308, and W15 all stop within 10 minutes’ walk of the start.
Prizes: There will be 14 prizes based on gun-time results. 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall male and female; 1st male and female vet in age categories 40, 50, 60 and 70. There will be a maximum of one prize per person.
Covid Mitigations: In the unlikely event Covid-19 mitigation measures are required, they will be set out in pre-race communications 24-hours in advance of the race.

Elvis 4: Ilford Newman Hilly 5 - Wednesday 6th July at 7.30pm at Chigwell Row.


Essex’s Premier Off Road Race organised by ILFORD ATHLETIC CLUB.

Supporting St. Francis Hospice Havering-atte-Bower celebrating the life of Newman Sargent.

This race is also Leg 4 of the Elvis Grand Prix. Please visit www.elvisraces.club for further details.

Wednesday 6th July 2022 - Start Time 7.30pm.

***** Please Note *****

For this year only, due to building works in the Country Park, the race will start and finish on the plain at Chigwell Row, Lambourne Rd (opposite Millers Lane) post code IG7 6ET

Parking on the plain. Please DO NOT park at The Two Brewers Pub or in local residential side roads.

Entries will also be available on the day but will incur a £2 surcharge and will close at 7.15pm.

Minimum Entry Age 15 years of age on race day.

Prizes for minimum of first three senior men and women plus first M40, M50, M60, F40, F50 and F60.

Confirmation of entry will be sent to you by email if supplied.

Race numbers are to be collected on the day from race HQ so please arrive early to collect your number.

Prizes will be presented on the day as soon as possible after the race has finished.

Elvis 5: Harold Wood 5km, Wednesday 20th July at Harold Wood Park at 7.30pm

Wednesday 20 July, 7.30pm (Harold Wood - Harold Wood Park - 5K)


Harold Wood Running Club 5k - ELVIS #5

Wednesday 20 July 2022, start will be at 7.30pm.

5th in the ELVIS 2022 series http://www.elvisraces.club/
The race will be run on a 1 lap multi-terrain course of 5k in and around Harold Wood Park and Pages Wood, Harold Wood.

Race HQ is located at the Harold Wood Park, Harold View, Harold Wood, RM3 0LX and will be open from 6pm. Changing facilities, toilets and bar will be available.

Bags can be left near the finish area at the owners’ own risk.

£10.00 for UKA affiliated athletes, £12.00 otherwise.
Entries in advance. No entries on the day. Online Registration Closes on 17 July 2022.

There is very limited parking in Harold Wood Park but parking is available in surrounding streets.
Nearest train is Harold Wood Station (approx half mile walk).

Bus 294 from Collier Row - Harold Hill.
Bus 256 from Hornchurch - Harold Hill.

Confirmation of entry will be sent to you by email (if supplied) to the address provided on the entry form.
Race numbers are to be collected on the day from Race HQ so please arrive early to collect your number.

Prizes will be presented on the day as soon as possible after the race has finished and the results compiled.
Prizes for:
1st 3 men; 1st 3 women; 1st vet men 40, 50, 60, 70; 1st vet women 40, 50, 60, 70; one prize per person;
Results will be posted on the series website http://www.elvisraces.club/

ELVIS 6 - Orion Harriers Forest 5 - Saturday 6 August 2022, 10am, Chingford Plain

Entries for the Forest Five Race Series are now open on Entry Central. Races are on Saturday 4 June, Saturday 2 July and Saturday 6 August. The third race (6 August) is the sixth fixture of the ELVIS competition. Trophies for SW, W40, W50, W60, SM, M40, M50, M60 plus 2nd and 3rd SW and SM. Also 1st Women's and Men's teams (4 to score). Series of 3 races costs £20 (discounted to £18 for EA members) and the ELVIS race only costs £12 (discounted to £10 for EA members).


Save the Dates

The 2022 ELVIS series starts at 7.30pm on Wednesday 25 May with a 5 mile race in Dagenham's Central Park. On Tuesday 14 June, at 7.30pm, the venue for the 5 mile race will be Raphael Park in Romford. The popular 5K at the Olympic Park will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday 21 June, and the Hilly 5 will take place in Hainault Country Park on Wednesday 6 July at 7.30pm. Over to Harold Wood for a 5K race on Wednesday 20 July at 7.30pm. Saturday 6 August at 10.30am is Orion's 5 mile race at Chingford Plain and on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August there is a 5K race at 10.30am. The final race in the series is ELR's very own Valentine's Park 5K, which will take place on Sunday 25 September at 10.30am (date tbc).