Those inspired by the London Olympic Games might consider taking part in the Self Transcendance 10k in Battersea Park on Saturday 4 August. Hosted by Sri Chinmoy AC, the regular events take place on Saturday mornings and Monday evenings over a range of distances from 2 miles to 10 miles, even including a 3 x 1 mile relay event.
Tha latest event is a more mainstream 10k held over a fast course in one of the south London's most revered parks. The event covers just over four laps and begins bright and early at 8am. Entry is £8 for affiliated runners and £10 for unaffiliated. For further details, see the website.