Irvine 5k 2024
Sunday 30 Jun 2024
£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children | Under 6s Free
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 located on the Irvine Beach Park playing fields.
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By Public Transport
There are a number of buses that service Irvine Harbour which is just a short walk from the start line. Irvine train station is a 15 minute walk from the start line. Visit travelinescotland.com for help with planning your journey.
Bike racks are situated on Harbour St, just a 6 minute walk to the start line.
We would encourage the use of other modes of transport, or car sharing where possible. However, there is free event parking at the Beach Drive Car Park, just across the road from the start line.
Electric charging points are situated on Harbour St, just a 6 minute walk to the start line.
This route is accessible to wheelchair users, but due to a 400m section of the course being on grass, assistance is recommended if weather is wet.
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 email@example.com .
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.