Rosa Mota, Free Fitness + Perks At The British 10k

Rosa Mota. Photo via Runner’s World.

We’re gearing up for the British 10k on this Sunday 9 July and are happy to announce that Olympic gold medalist, marathon champion of the 80s, and ASICS ambassador Rosa Mota will be helping us kick off the British 10k — be sure to say wave hello at the start!

In the spirit of getting everyone moving, there will be free fitness sessions available on the day of the British 10k — come one, come all. And for our runners, our partners have kindly offered discounts and perks for you and your medals!

Here’s the lowdown:


We’ll have a few warm ups for the race, cool down sessions and even free fitness sessions for all spectators and spectathletes, hosted by ASICS, Faisal Abdalla, Midnight Runners and Virgin Active.

Warm Up @ Start Stage on Piccadilly | 9:10am
Led by Faisal with support from Midnight Runners’ Olga and Ana, for runners in start pens A-D

Warm Up @ St James Street | 9:25–40am start
Led by Jade from Virgin Active supported by Orlando and Joce, for runners in start pens E-H

Free Class at North Terrace, Trafalgar Square | 10:30am start time
Get energised on Sunday morning and join the fully-trained ZUU gurus from Virgin Active in a fun primal workout with movements inspired by the animal kingdom. ZUU has over 100 unique moves that target both major and minor muscle groups as you lunge, crawl and roar your way through in a unique 20-minute workout.

Cool Down with Virgin Active, Trafalgar Square | 11am-12pm
Post British 10k, it’ll be time to stretch, cool down… and then join the after-party.

ASICS Stretching Workshop + 20% Discount | 12pm-2pm
ASICS will be hosting a 30 minute stretching workshops between 12 & 2pm in their Oxford Street store, no need to sign up — just join in. Fancy some new ASICS gear whilst you’re there? Just show your medal on Sunday to get 20% off.

YourPhysioPlan is our Official Massage and Physiotherapy partner for Virgin Sport Westminster and will be offering sports massage & treatment on the North Terrace for those sore and aching muscles. To celebrate your achievements and support you on your running journey YourPhysioPlan is giving every runner a free trial of YourPhysioPlan membership, which includes 10% off treatments at clinics all over the country. To sign up for your 6 month free trial, follow this link here.

GET GETT: Travel home in style with Gett following the British 10k!
Get £50 off with Gett! That’s £5 off your first 10 rides. Download the app and enter coupon code VSBritish10K. New users only, credit valid until 00.01 on Tuesday 1st August.

Amba Hotel Charing Cross, The Strand, WC2N 5HX
20% off food & beverage with your medal

Caffe Concerto (all 7 West End locations — Haymarket, Whitehall, Shaftesbury Ave, Northumberland Avenue, Piccadilly, Green Park, Regent St)
Free side dish with main course when you show your medal

Simit Sarayi (33 Villiers St, WC2N 6ND / 1 Piccadilly, W1J 0DA)
20% off food & beverage with your medal

Good luck to all of our runners and spectathletes — we can’t wait to see everyone at our British 10k Street Party!

On the same day, we’ll be launching registration for Hackney Half 2018.

Interested in our fall events? Registration is now open for the Oxford Half on 8 October 2017.