Manchester Pretty Muddy 5k 2021
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Manchester Pretty Muddy 5k
Saturday 16 Oct 2021
£19.99 Young Adults | £19.99 Adults | £10.00 Children
Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for life-saving research.
Date: Saturday 16 Oct 2021
Time: from 11:30
Young Adults: £19.99
Under 13 entry: due to the nature of this event, you must be 13 or over to take part
Venue: Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 0BW View map
Distance: Pretty Muddy 5k
The 5k Pretty Muddy course takes in a scenic route of the park. The terrain is a mixture of grass and paths and can be undulating in parts. The course is mainly flat however there is one incline midway through the route. The route is mainly on paths, however the event site is on grass.
There are a mixture of obstacles along the way including inflatables, climbing, crawling and mud!
Please bring a reusable water bottle with you if you require water during the event, as there will only be water available at the finish.
Remember to bring a towel and change of clothes for the way home!
The meeting point and start line is in the centre of the park between the Tram Museum and Boating Lake. The finish line will also be within the similar vacinity.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’ll be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as/when needed.
Parking is available at Heaton Park. Disabled parking spaces will be avilable.
Manchester City Council are now operating a Pay & Display system in all car parks so please ensure you arrive within plenty of time to purchase a ticket. Card payment and Pay by Phone options also available.
The nearest metro station is Heaton Park. Trams run regularly from the City Centre and other destinations. There is a gate into the park directly opposite the station.
There are several bus routes which stop at Heaton Park.
Although this course route is mostly on paths and only slightly uphill in parts, unfortunately we would advise that our Pretty Muddy event is unsuitable for wheelchairs, mobility aids and pushchairs due to the nature of the obstacles.
If spectating, the event site is on grass so those with accessibility issues may require assistance on the uneven surfaces. Please be aware that in wet weather ground conditions on the grassed areas can deteriorate quickly.The car park and most parts of the course are hardstanding.
Disabled parking is available at the venue.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, whilst we hope we can open our events to families and friends supporting on the day, this may not be possible due to government guidelines around COVID-19. Please refer to the section ‘ how we are keeping you safe’ https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/your-safety for further updates.