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Carlisle Pretty Muddy 5k 2023

Photo of three people at the bottom of a slide as they take part in Pretty Muddy
 

Carlisle Pretty Muddy 5k
Sunday 30 Jul 2023

£19.99 Young Adults | £10.00 Children | £19.99 Adults

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 30 Jul 2023

Time: 12:30

Young Adults: £19.99
Children: £10.00
Adults: £19.99
Under 13 entry: due to the nature of this event, you must be 13 or over to take part

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

Distance: Pretty Muddy 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.

There are a mixture of obstacles along the way including inflatables, climbing, crawling and mud!

Remember to bring a towel and change of clothes for the way home!

Please arrive 15 to 20 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.

If using what3words, enter ///leaves.perky.mirror in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

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.

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

Unfortunately Pretty Muddy is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the nature of the event as an obstacle run.

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.