Hundreds enjoy a Halloween run through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

PUBLISHED: 11:25 01 November 2016 | UPDATED: 11:25 01 November 2016

Children posing for a picture in their spooky outfit ahead of the Halloween Fun Run at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in Stratford

Children posing for a picture in their spooky outfit ahead of the Halloween Fun Run at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in Stratford


Skeletons, zombies and monsters took to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for a Halloween-themed family fun run.

Children and families dressed up as skeleton's at Halloween Fun RunChildren and families dressed up as skeleton's at Halloween Fun Run

More than 300 people put on their scariest outfits to take part in a 2k or 5k run on Saturday.

The day, organised to mark the festive celebrations, included a spooky themed fun run and some warm-up dance exercises at the site of London 2012.

Coral Nourrice, athletics activator, said: “It’s the biggest one we’ve had since we started, it was a massive turnout and everyone really enjoyed themselves.

“It was a very successful run and the feedback we got was great.”

The festive runs are organised by England Athletics in partnership with activeNewham and Active People Active Park.

The Christmas fun run will take place on Saturday, December 10.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Newham Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Newham Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Newham Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Newham News Stories

Yesterday, 18:25

A man from Manor Park has been arrested in connection with the murder of Romford man Liam Alan Harman.

Yesterday, 16:59

Fancy getting your hands on some free cookies tomorrow? Then head down to Westfield Stratford City.

Yesterday, 14:44

Cards at the ready - Beat the Street is back.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 13:00

Mould spores, waterlogged walls and a leaking sewage pipe welcome a Beckton mother and her disabled daughter home each day.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists


Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Read more

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Read more

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now