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Taunton 5k 2023

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Taunton 5k
Sunday 9 Jul 2023

£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 9 Jul 2023

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: Bridgwater and Taunton College (Taunton Centre), Wellington Road, Taunton, TA1 5AX View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Taunton route runs through the picturesque Longrun Meadow taking in views across Taunton. The route has a mixed terrain with gentle slopes but is mainly on gravel paths. There are lots of opportunities for supporters to cheer on their loved ones and the whole event has a fantastic atmosphere.

Please note that dogs are welcome to take part alongside participants, but regrettably no dogs are allowed on the grassed areas of the event site. Please keep to hardstanding areas.

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 line is on the Castle School playing fields, opposite the Castle Sports Centre.

If using what3words, enter ///train.rocky.luxury in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

https://www.what3words.com/train.rocky.luxury?partner=RaceForLife

 

 

There is limited parking at this event, please use the Heron Drive entrance following the signage to access this parking.

There is a train station in Taunton which is about a 25 minute walk from the venue. For further information on where to park locally please visit the Taunton Deane Borough Council website.

 

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

The route has a mixed terrain with gentle slopes but is mainly on gravel through Longrun meadow. The event site and part of the route is on grass. Taunton 5k is wheelchair accessible with assistance but can become boggy and uneven in poor weather conditions.’

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.