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Carlisle 5k 2023

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Carlisle 5k
Sunday 30 Jul 2023

£14.99 Adults | £14.99 Young 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 30 Jul 2023

Time: 11:00

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

Venue: Bitts Park, Dacre Rd, Carlisle, CA3 8UZ View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Carlisle course is predominantly flat all the way round, mostly running on smooth paths and grass, with a short section of woodland trails. You will run around the newly renovated Sheepmount Stadium before heading back into woodlands and the gardens of Bitts Park.

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

Meeting point

The start and finish lines are situated on the main playing fields of Bitts Park.

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The start is approximately a 10 minute walk from the city centre and 15 minutes from Carlisle Train Station. There are a number of bus services that stop just a short walk from Bitts Park. 

There is parking available at the Devonshire Walks Car park, just across the road from the start line in Bitts Park. Please note, this is a pay and display car park.  

Please use the ‘Plan a Journey’ pages of cumbria.gov.uk to plan your journey.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
Parking

In dry weather this route is accessible to wheelchair users, but due to the large majority of the course being on grass, assistance is recommended. 

In wet weather a large section of the course will be inaccessible to wheelchair users which will significantly reduce the distance. The grassy start/finish area will also be difficult to access.

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 bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single use plastic bottles.