Race details for the Race for Life Burnley 2014 event. Distance (Kilometres) Time Entry details Sun 15 Jun 2014
This venue is not suitable for wheelchair users.
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.
Starting and finishing on the field in front of the Sports Pavilion, the course follows a circular route around the beautiful park. This race offers a great route with a mix of terrains including woodland paths, grass and hilly sections plus a stunning view of Towneley Hall on the final leg.
The start line is on the field in front of the Sports Pavilion.
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, refreshments and more.
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.
There will be parking availible at Towneley Park. Please follow event parking signage on the day.
There is also a regular bus service from Burnley town centre to the Towneley / Rock Lane stop which is a 10 minute walk to the event