LONDON 22ND NOVEMBER 2014 CONFIRMED!
We’re all going to Wembley! 2014 sees a new home and a brand-spanking new course for Survival London at Wembley Park. Everyone knows the trademark arch of the home of English Football, which will provide the backdrop for a stunning adventure around Wembley Park this November. Monster builds, superb spectating, totally buzzing atmosphere: This is one you won’t want to miss.
From 9am until late afternoon, Start waves of up to 400 people will depart every 15 minutes to tackle the Survival course. The entry numbers will again be capped at 10,000, so make sure you get that entry in fast – November may seem like a long way away but it’s sold out every year! The route will again feature around 10k of running with over 20 obstacle zones en route, packing nearly 100 pieces of equipment throughout.
As darkness descends, we hope to be switching on the floodlights once more and staging our Survival by Night 5k. (Launching in Spring 2014). This will be an action-packed 5k and will feature 90% of the obstacle content of the 10km. Scroll down to read more about the Night-time event.
All this Survivin’ is thirsty work. We will be building a colossal beer tent at the event site once more. Our monster tent is a cracking place to cheer on fellow Survivors as they weave their way through the key carry, running inside the tent while you sample our wares from the huge event bars. The bar tent in London is our biggest of the series and has an amazing atmosphere inside. You you helped us smash through 100 kegs of ice cold lager 50 casks of Rat Race Blonde ale in 2013. Keep on supping!
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London Night 5k
We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be lighting up your lives once more on the 22nd November 2014 for our nocturnal outing. Get ready to tackle our relentless 5k course under floodlights, with the majority of obstacles from the 10k featuring in our compact 5k version. London Night will launch in Spring 2014.
Enter London Day now and secure your place in the 10k. And upgrade to the “Day and Night Doubler” when we launch London Night in Spring 2014 and save £££.
RAIL and TUBE
By far the easiest way to get to the venue is by train or tube. There are a bundle of stations within walking distance of the venue, including Wembley Park, served by the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines; plus Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central.
If you are coming from out of town, London is of course served very well by train, with rail connections into all the mainline stations, plus a Sleeper service also available overnight from Scotland, which would allow you to board your train the night before Survival and arrive at Euston Station fresh for breakfast before a wee hop, skip and a jump up to Wembley and giving plenty of time for Registration on the day of the event. How about that for door to door!
London is becoming more bike-friendly by the day and if you have your own (2) wheeled steed, Survival London is bike friendly too! We’ll once again have a large bike park at the venue for the day and this is open for you to park up your bike, scooter or motorbike for the day. Please bring your own LOCK however as this is an unsupervised facility. Boris bikes can be hired from docking stations all over town, but please ensure that if you bring a Boris bike on site, you have a way to lock it up whilst in your care.
There are loads of buses that serve bus stops that serve the Wembley area. Check out www.tfl.gov.uk for timetables and route maps from your destination.
Central London can be a challenge to get through with a car and good time needs to be allowed for. There is the Congestion Charge to plan for too, although this does not operate at the weekend. Parking at Wembley itself on race day is not an option as the car parks will be full of our event build and obstacles. There are a few car parks in this area however, including a new Multi-storey at Wembley Designer Outlet and long-term parking at Wembley Park tube station. We would not advise bringing the car however.
Again, please note that there will be NO car parking AT the event venue itself.
London has 5 main airports all providing swift train transfer into town: Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, Gatwick and City.
There is plenty to choose from in London and lots on offer at Wembley specifically. From super stylish options in the thick of the action, to belt n’ braces Travelodges and tourist-focussed 2 and 3 star hotels – there’s a good raft of options circling the venue. Try Visit London for a full run-down of digs, plus superb info on what’s on around town.