Taunton

  1. Race details for the Race for Life Taunton 10k 2014 event.
    Distance (Kilometres)TimeEntry details
    10kSun 13 Jul 2014
    11:00
  2. Race details for the Race for Life Taunton 5k 2014 event.
    Distance (Kilometres)TimeEntry details
    5kSun 13 Jul 2014
    11:00

Venue details

Location

Vivary Park,
Mount Street,
Taunton,
Somerset,
TA1 3JW

Facilities

  • Catering: there will be refreshments at the start/finish area
  • Toilets: there are toilets at the start/finish area
  • Stalls and family fun: there are stalls and activities at this venue
  • Dogs are allowed at this venue.
  • This venue is suitable for pushchairs.

This venue is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Take part

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 course

The course runs along Ash Meadows, Vivary Park and Wilton Lands. The route has a mixed terrain with a gentle slopes and takes in views across Taunton. There are lots of opportunities for supporters to cheer on their loved ones and the whole event has a fantastic atmosphere.

Meeting point

The start line is near the band stand in Vivary Park.

On the day

Don’t forget to bring your friends and family along to support you. They can stroll around the stalls we’ll have on site, while waiting to cheer you on through finish line.

Map and directions

Public transport

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:

Parking and travel information

Please arrive at least an hour before the start of your Race for Life event to avoid queuing.

There is no official car park, please use town centre car parks. We strongly advise participants and spectators to arrive at least one hour before the event and car share where possible.

There is a train station in Taunton on Station Approach which is about a 20 minute walk away from the venue.  There are no buses on a Sunday so please try to car pool in a taxi with friends.

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