Northampton 5k 2024
Sunday 14 Jul 2024
£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children | Under 6s Free
30% off entry in 2024 with code RFL24ISU
About the 5k event
The original and most popular Race for Life event, the 5k is an entry-level distance and an achievable first challenge for most. At just over 3 miles it can take about an hour to complete on average, but there's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Walk, jog, run or make your way around the course however suits you to fund life-saving research.
On the day
You fundraise, we discover
"Race for Life was an inspiring, uplifting, memorable day"
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.
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 check back for details on electric charging points and bike racks.
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/assistant to accompany you or if you need to bring a guide runner, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
Bring a water bottle
We want to make Race for Life as sustainable as possible by reducing our single use plastic consumption, so please bring your own reusable water bottle, already filled. We'll provide a water-refill solution that is cost-effective for the charity and environmentally-friendly.
Have the right kit
Think comfortable clothes and trainers. Check out the latest range of Race for Life clothing and accessories in our online shop.
Be sun smart
Covering up will protect your skin. Find out more about being sun smart. Don't forget a hat and sunscreen.
Your back sign and race number
Remember to bring your back sign and Race number which will be sent to you in the post – don’t forget safety pins so you can attach them to you.