1. Race for Life
  2. Find an event
  3. Hull 3k 2024

Hull 3k 2024

A group of women of different ages and ethnicities wearing pink t-shirts smiling and walking

Hull 3k

Sunday 14 Jul 2024

£14.99 Aged 16 and over | £10.00 Children, under 6s free
Minimum fundraising target: £50

Date: Sunday 14 Jul 2024

Time: 11:00

Venue: Costello Stadium

30% off entry in 2025 with code RFL25ISU

Life is worth Racing for. Enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and raise money for life-saving cancer research.

Enter now

About the 3k event

3k pink circle icon

At just over 2 miles, 3k is ideal for families or groups having a go at their first Race for Life. It's a fun, achievable event for everyone – and an unforgettable day out. There's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Walk, jog or run or make your way around the course however suits you and help fund life-saving cancer research.

Location

Venue
Costello Stadium, Anlaby Park Road North, Hull, HU4 6XQ View map

Course information

The Hull 3k course is a single lap route mostly on flat grass. The route starts and finishes within Costello Playing Fields. 

There will not be any water refill stations along the course so if you require water during the event, please remember to bring your own reusable water bottle already filled up. You will be able to refill this at the refill station when you finish.

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

Our courses have been measured with a measuring wheel. This is the most accurate measurement method and may not always correspond with digital tracking apps and watches.

Join forces or go solo

 Race for Life participants having fun at events
You can take part in any Race for Life event as an individual or a group to raise money for life-saving research. Walk, jog or run together in a group or go solo at your own pace, or lead the way as a Group Leader and get family, friends and colleagues involved! However you choose to get muddy, you’re helping to beat cancer.
 
 

Warm up with other Race for Lifers

Shake off any pre-Race nerves and get moving with our fun warm-up session just before your event.
 

Supporters and spectators welcome

Bring along as many supporters as you like to cheer you on! We’ve got things for everyone to do, check out the Location section above to see what’s happening on the day.
 

Soak up the atmosphere

After you've completed the course, stay on and celebrate with other participants, friends and family with a picnic in the park.

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.

Enter now

Event details

Once you sign up for your Race for Life event, you'll receive an email with all the need-to-know details to help you feel fully prepared for the day.

Meeting point

The meeting point and start line is on Costello Playing Fields near the Tennis Courts. The finish line will be in a similar vicinity.

If using what3words, enter ///saints.palace.desire in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

Pedestrians: The closest entrance to the event site for pedestrians on foot is to arrive via Anlaby Park Road and enter through Costello Stadium Car Park. It is then a short, flat walk on a combination of tarmac path and grass to the event site. 

General Event Parking:  Event Parking is available Pickering Park off Pickering Road. From here it is a short, flat 12 minute walk predominately on tarmac path. Entrance to the event site is on Pickering Road, left to enter via the gated entracne into Peter Pan Park. From here, follow the path to the event site.

Blue Badge Parking: Blue Badge Parking is available at Warners Gym/Pickering Road car Park. From here, it is a short, flat walk on tarmac path to the event site.

Volunteer Parking: Blue Badge Parking is available at Warners Gym/Pickering Road car Park. From here, it is a short, flat walk on tarmac path to the event site.

Public Transport:

Bus: The closest Bus stops to the event site are on Anlaby Park Rd, Boothferry Rd and Pickering Rd

Train: Hessle Train Station is a 2.2 miles away 

Hull Station is 3 miles away 

Electric Charging points: Not available at this event

Cycling & Bike Racks: Not available at this event

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

We aim to provide our supporters with as much information as possible so that they can make an informed choice based on their own specific needs.

Please refer to the meeting point, course information and travel sections where we aim to give you suffient information on each of these areas.

We have assessed this route and concluded it is wheelchair accessible with assistance.

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/assistant to accompany you or if you need to bring a guide runner, 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 aim to have a British Sign Language Interpreter  available on stage whilst our event host is speaking 

Bring a water bottle
We’re trying to reduce single-use plastic at Race for Life. 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.

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.

We're with you every step of the way

Choose the right event for you

Other ways to support