The logo of the World Airline Road Race featuring a globe of the world surrounded by a laurel wreath.

World Airline Road Race Festival London 2010

The event logo of the World Airline Road Race 2010 London featuring a running shoe whose lace forms the course of the river Thames over well known London landmarks

The Festival Schedule


The festival consists of four days of activities cumulating in Race Day on Saturday 25th September.  The following list is the current expectation of the schedule but is subject to change.


Wednesday 22nd

15:00 to 19:30 Novotel Hotel - Royal Albert room Registration: All competitors must complete registration by 21:00 on Friday to pick up their race numbers, Festival T Shirt, Awards Party Ticket and other goodies  
15:00 to 22:00 Novotel Hotel Upper Deck Area WARRtering Hole: Meet up with other Airline WARRiors for a chat and a drink.  Notice boards will be provided for messages for arriving team members.
18:30 to 20:30 Kew Bridge Arches Kayaking and Canoeing in the Thames.  See other activities for arrangements.
19:30 to 20:00 Novotel WARRtering Hole 1985 WARR London 25 year reunion.  Meet up for a drink and a chat and perhaps a meal later.

Thursday 23rd

Daylight Hours
(also Friday)
Orienteering Run and Quiz An opportunity to explore the area around the Royal Victoria Dock. Pick up the map from Registration and see other activities for details.
11:00 to 19:00 Novotel Hotel - Royal Albert room Registration continues (see Wednesday). 
09:00 to 22:00 Novotel Hotel Upper Deck Area WARRtering Hole continues (see Wednesday).
19:00 to 23:00 The Fox@ExCeL Meet&Greet: Informal gathering in the Fox pub including a performance by the Simon Ashford Jazz Quartet.

Friday 24th

11:00 to 21:00 Novotel Hotel - London II room. Registration continues (see Wednesday). 
No registration after 21:00.
09:00 to 22:00 Novotel Hotel Upper Deck Area WARRtering Hole continues (see Wednesday).
By 09:00 Novotel Hotel
(also Wednesday and Thursday)
Competition T Shirts:  To be entered into the competition two Team T Shirts must be handed into the International Committee Member helping at Registration or at the start of the Team Captains meeting.
09:00 to 11:00 Novotel Hotel Boardroom Team Captains Meeting:  Team Captains to be briefed about the race and related matters.
11:00 to 12:00 Novotel Hotel Boardroom Future WARR Meeting: Team Captains invited to attend to find out about next years WARR venue and to discuss venues for subsequent years.
19:00 to 21:00 Leadenhall Market
(restaurants from 18:00
and until 23:00)
T Shirt Party and Competition Result:
See the T Shirt Party page for details of this popular pre-race day party including directions to the market and details of the eleven restaurants open before and after the event. Don't forget your Airline T Shirt!

Saturday 25th : Race Day

09:45 to 10:45 ExCeL East Entrance Get ready for the races!
11:00 to 12:15 ExCeL East Entrance and Royal Victoria Dock Dockside. Start of 10k race
12:30 to last finisher ExCeL East Entrance and Royal Victoria Dock Dockside. Start of 5k race
Afternoon Royal Victoria Dock Kayaking/Canoeing opportunity in the Royal Victoria Dock. See other activities for details.
18:30 to 02:00 The Fox@ExCeL Awards Party: Entry only by pre-purchased ticket.  See the Awards Party page for details. The Party Theme is "London Characters".

Sunday 26th

10:00 to 11:00 Novotel Hotel Brunswick room Last Chance to say hello or goodbye to the Festival Organisers and to collect your race trophy if you were unable to be at the Party