The Royal Riverside Run

Saturday 28th September 2019

Royal Arsenal: Royal Resistance, London, United Kingdom

Distance running, Running, 1 Mile


  • Running-10 km - 10km
  • Running-5 km - 5km
  • Running-1 Mile - Junior Race


The team behind Royal Resistance will be hosting one of the biggest running events in Woolwich. The Royal Riverside Run in aid of Demelza. The charity helps children that may have not long to live, live a full life. 

Starting in Royal Arsenal you’ll be heading out across the seemingly endless Ridgeway over to North Thamesmead and coming back along the river Thames to finish back on Royal Arsenal to complete a breathtaking 10km run.

This unique run is open to everyone with free events to be held on the day for spectators to enjoy:

At 9:45 the 5km race will take off around the the Arsenal and the Riverside.

Then at 10am the 10km runners with set off from Royal Arsenal along the Ridgeway and then the Thames Riverside pathway before crossing the line on Royal Arsenal’s One Street.

At 1130am we have a 1mile fun run for the kids (don’t worry mum and dad you can join in and get a special medal too.

The logistics:

You can pick up your number, time chip and pre-ordered event T-shirts from 8:30am on the race day.

All three races will be fully mapped out with individual arrows and there will be marshals all around the course in case you need anything and at crucial turning points.

Don’t worry will be keeping your back safe for this amazing run.

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Event details and schedule

  • Registration opens at 8:30am. Please arrive 1hr before your race is due to start. 
  • The course will be mapped out with arrows and marshalls throughout.
  • Parking - There are loads of parking spots around Royal Arsenal but we recommend the Cannon Square car park below the Royal Resistance building. Turn left at Mini garage and then left again and the car park is on your left. Post code – SE18 6GG. It’s 90p per hour.
  • The DLR Woolwich station is only a 3min walk to the start line. 
  • Valubles can be left with Royal Resistance. 
  • Please bring confirmation email and ID to collect your race pack on the morning of the event.

Organised by

Royal Resistance


Phone: 07877228405

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