Plymouth Pretty Muddy Kids 2023
Plymouth Pretty Muddy Kids
£12.00 Children, supervising adults free
Minimum fundraising target: £50
Life is worth Racing for. Enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and raise money for life-saving cancer research.
About Pretty Muddy Kids
Pretty Muddy® Kids is a fun-packed muddy obstacle course for children aged 6-12 (over 1.2m tall).
The young fundraisers climb, crawl and slide their way around the course at their own pace, accompanied by an adult.
The course is approximately 5k which is just over three miles, and there's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Get ready to get muddy on an unforgettable day out.
Join forces or go solo
Warm up with other Race for Lifers
Supporters and spectators welcome
Soak up the atmosphere
You fundraise, we discover
"I got muddy and I liked the bouncy castle slide at the end!"
Your entry fee covers the cost of your event, but your fundraising helps us save and improve lives. Join the celebration, join the family, and join the thousands helping to raise the money we need to power Cancer Research UK’s biggest discoveries.
The start line is situated close to the entrance of the Central park opposite the Plymouth Life Centre. Please arrive 15 to 20 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
If using what3words, enter ///engine.banks.spoil in the free app, to find the exact starting point.
There is limited parking available at Milehouse Park & Ride car park, so we suggest car sharing or using public transport or nearby city centre car parks where possible.
Disabled & Accessible parking is also available at Milehouse Park & Ride car park.
Plymouth train station is a 20 minute walk to the event site.
The nearest public electric car charging points to the event site are via Pod Point Charging point at Plymouth Life Centre Plymouth. Electric vehicle chargers are available in two areas of this car park. Vehicles must be plugged in, charging and have an active parking stay when using these bays.
Plymouth City Council have installed more cycle parking across the city, You can find cycle parking available within Central Park by using what three words ///tummy.grace.vibe
Try to use the most sustainable forms of transport when making your way to the event. Explore on foot or go by bike if you can. Make use of public transport and minibuses and take the bus or join a ride-share for longer distances.
Whilst this course is not accessible for wheelchair users given the nature of the obstacles; the event site is accessible and flat. The event site itself is on grass with tarmac surrounding.
There are blue badge holder parking spaces adjacent to the Life Centre, and the main event site has tarmac running adjacent to the finish line in case the grass is affected by wet weather.
The 5k Course has an overall ascent of 89m throughout the full 5k course.
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 email@example.com
Bring a water bottle
We’re trying to reduce single-use plastic at Pretty Muddy. Please bring your own reusable water bottle, already filled. We'll provide an ecofriendly water-refill station at the finish that uses as little single-use plastic as possible.
Bring a change of clothes
If you’re getting Pretty Muddy®, remember to bring spare clothes and a towel. Check the facilities tab above to see what there is at your event. Unfortunately, there are no lockers, changing facilities or showers at the Race for Life events, so please bear this in mind and ask friends to look after your valuable belongings, clean clothes and towels.
Have the right kit
It’s a good idea to check the weather before your event and dress accordingly. Think breathable sports gear (leggings and shorts are ideal) and well-fitting trainers. For Pretty Muddy, wear something you don’t mind getting dirty.
Check out the latest range of Race for Life clothing and accessories in our online shop.
Be sun smart
Stay sun safe by finding shade when you’re not on the course and covering up with clothes, a hat and sunglasses. On parts you can’t cover, use sunscreen with at least SPF15 and a 4 or 5 star rating. Find out more about being sun smart.
Your back sign and race number
Remember to bring your back sign and Race number which will be sent to you in the post – don’t forget safety pins so you can attach them to you.
Pretty Muddy® events start times are staggered in 'waves', each wave starts every 15 minutes to ensure you're safe on the course. If you're signed up as a group, please make sure you sign up for the same wave time.
Climb, crawl and slide your way around the course at your own pace. We want you to tackle every obstacle the best you can, but if you need to skip to the next one our marshals will be on hand to assist. Find out more about Pretty Muddy® obstacles.
To be part of the action, you must be 13 years of age or older at the time of your event. We've got something special for our young participants too - check out our Pretty Muddy® Kids events for kids aged 12 and under!
If you have any pre-existing medical conditions, please seek your doctor's advice before registering.
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