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Birmingham 5k 2023

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Birmingham 5k
Sunday 21 May 2023

£14.99 Adults | £10.00 Children | £14.99 Young Adults

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 21 May 2023

Time: 11:00

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

Venue: Cannon Hill Park, Russell Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B13 8RD View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

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

The course runs aound the paths around Cannon Hill Park taking in the lake and the MAC building. The course is a double lap 2.5k.

 

Meeting point

The event site is located in the hard standing area to the left of the boating lake, opposite the children's play area.

If using what3words, enter ///begin.vast.wings in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

https://www.what3words.com/begin.vast.wings?partner=RaceForLife

Parking is available at Cannon Hill Park ,Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH. Follow brown attraction signs for Cannon Hill Park/MAC. The entrance is opposite Edgbaston Stadium. Participants are advised to follow car parking signs on the day which will encourage participants to use the far end of the car park & use the entrance closest to the event site. Please note this car park is pay and display and normal charges apply.                                                                             

The event site is located in the hard standing area to the left of the boating lake, opposite the children's play area.

Clean Air Zone timing and charges.

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/20076/pollution/1763/a_clean_air_zone_for_birmingham/3

On 1 June 2021 Birmingham launched its Clean Air Zone. It will operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The charges will be applied daily, effective from 14 June 2021. A non-compliant vehicle driving in the Zone will pay once for the day, then may drive in the area without limit on that day.

You can find out if you will be charged by inputting your vehicle registration details into the Government vehicle checker.

Full details and how to pay is available at  www.brumbreathes.co.uk

Please check your journey to the event to see if it falls within the Clean Air Zone.

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

Our recomendation is this event is accessible for wheelchair users with assistance. 

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.