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Cardiff 5k 2023

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Cardiff 5k
Sunday 9 Jul 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 9 Jul 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: Coopers Field - Bute Park, Off North Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3ER View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Cardiff route takes a scenic tour around the stunning Bute Park in the heart of the City of Cardiff, following the River Taff into neighbouring Pontcanna Fields. Lush grassy, flat terrain and such close proximity to the attractions of Cardiff Centre make this an extremely popular event with a fantastic atmosphere.

 

Meeting point

The start line is in Coopers Field.  Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

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Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

Please utilise public transport where you can. There is no specific event parking . Alternitvely please use city centre car parks.

The car parks most local to Bute Park and this event are:

Sophia Gardens

North Road Car Park

NCP Car Park Cardiff Westgate Street

Museum Avenue

There are various bus stops on Kingsway and Castle Steet however buses run at various times on a Sunday morning. Please go to https://www.cardiffbus.com/services for timetables.

Cathays and Cardiff Central train station are a 15 minute walk away.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

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

This course is predominently on the paths of Bute Park so is wheelchair accessible 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.