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Watford 5k 2022

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Watford 5k
Saturday 21 May 2022

£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: Saturday 21 May 2022

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: Cassiobury Park, Off Cassiobury Park Avenue, Watford, WD18 7LG View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Watford route is largely flat and is set in the beautiful, family friendly Cassiobury Park. The route enjoys tree-lined paths and grass avenues with a mixture of terrains. There will be no water available on the 5k route, other than at the finish, so please bring your own bottle if you feel you will need it.  

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

Meeting point

The start line is in the main open field near the paddling pools.

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

The town centre car parks and Watford underground station are just a short walk away from the park. Buses such as 320, 321 and W1 serve Watford town centre.  Please plan your journey in advance as Cassiobury Park car park is closed all day and there tends to be a lot of congestion in the surrounding roads.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
No parking

This course has challenging terrain with undulating grass paths and some wooded areas with exposed tree roots. It is mainly flat however, there is a large incline at the end of the course in the area between Cassiobury Park car park and Daisy's café. We advise that this non wheelchair accessible but if you do want to take part, we would strongly recommend that you have assistance.  Please make a self-assessment on your ability to take on this course, as it is one of our more challenging routes.

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

We're hoping to be supported by an interpreter at this event, to support t

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.

We will have a merchandise stand at this event selling assorted Race for Life items and clothing, and our lovely Race for Life gerberas.