London Calling: 24 To Go!

24 to go! It's one of the more intimidating things a distance runner hears, or sees as they complete the first lap of a 10,000m and look up at the lap counter. The daunting task of racing the longest championship track distance will discourage some, but the appeal of challenging oneself is exactly what draws athletes to the annual London 10,000m, which has been selected to host both the 2015 Athletics Ontario and Athletics Canada 10,000m Championships. 

At the 2014 London 10,000m, Sami Jibril of Athletics Toronto was the top male, winning a thrilling race after leading much of the way, showing a confidence reflective of his strong road racing resume. Leslie Sexton of London Runner was the top woman in 2014 - winning the Ontario 10,000m Championship for the third consecutive year - just a few seconds off the TD Stadium and Runners' Choice London Distance Series record of 33:10 set by Megan Brown in 2011. Sexton is already registered for the 2015 London 10,000m and is eager for another record attempt. 

2015 London 10,000m entries are open, and already include a large contingent from the McGill Olympic Club. There is a Championship entry deadline of noon on Monday, May 4th and an April 26th deadline for Elite athletes looking for free accommodations.The host club is able to help with accommodations in part thanks to support from the City of London Sport Tourism. The London 10,000m is an Open event, with a 'soft' entry standard of 40:00 for scheduling purposes. The 10,000m heats will be preceded by a 3k Community Fun Run as well as open 1,500m track races. There is no charge for parking or entry to the facility. 

Whether you're racing or spectating, be sure to mark the Sunday, May 10th London 10,000m meet on your calendars. London is calling and there's 24 to go! 

Latest News

2017 London 10,000m Preview

Continued growth will see the largest Ontario field in meet history compete on Saturday, May 13th at…

Read more

New Balance Canada to Sponsor 2016 1,500m Night

The London Runner Distance Club and New Balance Canada are happy to announce a partnership for this…

Read more

2016 London 10,000m Features Record Depth

The 2016 London 10,000m (inc. AO & OMA 10,000m Championships) featured the deepest men's fie…

Read more

London 10,000m Preview

On Saturday, May 14th, the London Runner Distance Club, along with local officials and volunteers, w…

Read more

London Calling Side 2: Forest City 5,000m (& 800m)

  At the first Runners' Choice London Distance Series meet of 2015, Kelly Wiebe and Laur…

Read more

London Calling: Ontario/Canadian 10,000m Championship Entries

The Championship entry deadline for the 2015 Ontario and Canadian 10,000m has passed, and what a fie…

Read more

London Calling: 24 To Go!

24 to go! It's one of the more intimidating things a distance runner hears, or sees as they comp…

Read more

Athletics Ontario 10,000m Championships

This Sunday, May 18th, the London Runner Distance Club will host the Athletics Ontario 10,0…

Read more

1,500-metre Night shines bright

There were 320 athletes coming out for the 1,500-metre Night Friday evening (July 5), but Aaron Hend…

Read more

1500m Night Preview

The Runners’ Choice London Distance Series continues tomorrow, July 5, with 1500m Night. With…

Read more

Saturday Fun Run and Lunch

On Saturday, July 6th, partners in the London Distance Project will host a casual Fun Run and Lunch;…

Read more

Trackie Mania Review

The number of competitors at this year’s Trackie Mania was up from the 2012 edition (R…

Read more

London 10,000m Meet Recap

The 8th edition of the London 10,000m (inc. Athletics Ontario 10,000m Championships) proved to be th…

Read more

London 10,000m Opens 9th Year of Runners' Choice London Distance Series

On Sunday, May 5th, the London 10,000m (including Athletics Ontario 10,000m Championships) will kick…

Read more

New London Distance Series Website Launch

Welcome to the new home of the Runners' Choice London Distance Race Series. This website will includ…

Read more

2012 London Distance Series Videos

Watch some great videos by Michael Del Monte from our 2012 Series and full race videos from Trackie.…

Read more

2012 London Distance Series Results

Check out results section for a full archive of all our events from previous years. Go to results s…

Read more