Race details for the Race for Life Cheltenham 5k 2014 event. Distance (Kilometres) Time Entry details Sun 29 Jun 2014
This venue is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.
Show cancer who’s boss by taking on a 5k or a 10k 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.
The 5k course goes around the perimeter of the Cheltenham’s famous racecourse and the 10k route extends into the nearby fields. The route goes along a combination of grass, woodchip and paths and the 10k has some gravel areas with short inclines in places. A picturesque venue in the heart of the Cotswolds and a perfect place to take part in Race for Life.
The start line is on the hard standing next to the grandstand building.
On the day
Don’t forget to bring your friends and family along to support you. They can stroll around the stalls and activities such as catering, bouncy castle and facepainting on site while waiting to cheer you through the finish.
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 follow the AA signs and car parking steward direction to enter and park at the venue.
The nearest train station is Cheltenham and is about an hour's walk away. There are buses running on Sundays - for more information, please refer to Stagecoach website.