Race details for the Race for Life Blackpool 2014 event. Distance (Kilometres) Time Entry details2014 Wed 09 Jul 2014
This venue is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.
Most of our 2014 events have taken place. You can enter some of our 2015 events now, so have a look and find your nearest 2015 event. If it's not listed yet, you can purchase a 2015 early bird voucher which can be redeemed in January. Buy your voucher now.
For the first time ever, we're offering you the chance to sign up for Blackpool 2015 right now for just £10. Secure your place at Blackpool 2015 today.
Show cancer who’s boss by taking on a 5k Race for Life event. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you."
Adult entry (16+ women-only) - £14.99
Child entry (6-15 girls and boys under 13) - £10
Under 6 entry (boys and girls) - free and no registration needed
You and your friends can also take part by volunteering. Our events can't take place without the hundreds of people who give up their time for a few hours to set up the courses and get everyone in the Race for Life mood. Find out more and register to be a volunteer.
Set in the shadow of the iconic Blackpool Tower, the route takes participants 2.5 kilometres along the Lower Promenade, bringing them back along the Upper Promenade to the Festival Headland. An amazing atmosphere in a fabulous location.
The start line next to the Comedy Carpet on the Festival Headland.
On the day
Don’t forget to bring your family and friends along to support you. They can stroll around the stalls, which will include face painting and other activities.
Map and directions
To prevent congestion, we strongly recommend you use public transport or car share to your Race for Life event.
Please plan your route before your event to ensure you arrive on time. For help planning your route, visit or call:
- National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950
- Traveline (public transport information) 0871 200 2233
- AA Routefinder
Parking and travel information
Please arrive at least an hour before the start of your Race for Life event to avoid queuing.
Please note there is no official event parking for this event. Please use public transport or make use of the designated drop off area and local town centre car parks.
There are a number of local bus and tram services which run along The Promenade and stop at the venue. Find out details of times and numbers here.