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Northampton 5k 2022

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Northampton 5k
Sunday 24 Jul 2022

£14.99 Young Adults | £14.99 Adults | £10.00 Children

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 24 Jul 2022

Time: 11:00

Young Adults: £14.99
Adults: £14.99
Children: £10.00
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Abington Park, Abington Park Crescent, Northampton, NN3 3AD View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Northampton route meanders through Abington Park covering all areas of the scenic park. The route is primarily on grass and cross-country terrain with some short sections on pathways. There are a number of inclines and declines throughout the course.

Please arrive 30 to 45mins before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

 

Meeting point

The start line is at the top of the field, between Abington Park Crescent and Park Avenue South, alongside the event car park.

If using what3words, enter ///fuels.blunt.park in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

https://www.what3words.com/fuels.blunt.park?partner=RaceForLife

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

 

There will be free event parking at the venue. Du to the large number of participants attending please use other local parking options or public transport if you can. The entrance to the car park for participants is just off Abington Crescent.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

Dogs allowed
Not suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
Parking

Unfortunately this event is not deemed suitable for wheelchair users. The course goes off the main path throughout the course and is primarily on grass, this can become boggy due to poor weather conditions. Throughout the park there is uneven terrain which the course route goes through.

However, for spectators, the park has paths throughout and offers a range of spots to view the participants at different parts of the course. Please be aware that the event parking is on grass.

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.