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Kingston and Kempton Park 3k 2025

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Kingston and Kempton Park 3k

Saturday 5 Jul 2025

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

Date: Saturday 5 Jul 2025

Time: 10:00

Venue: Kempton Park Racecourse

30% off entry in 2025 with code RFL25ISU

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About the 3k event

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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
Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 5AQ View map

Course information

The start and finish are on a mixture of grass and hardstanding. The Kingston and Kempton Park course is on tarmac and is flat throughout. Small sections of the course travel over the racetrack itself resulting in slightly uneven ground around this area. 

Our courses are accurately measured with a measuring wheel, which may differ from GPS devices. Please follow the designated route closely to maintain the intended distance; cutting corners will affect your distance covered.

Join forces or go solo

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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.

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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 start is in the centre of the racecourse, please follow signs and take direction from stewards on arrival.

If using what3words, enter ///mute.fits.detail in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

By car:

General Event Parking: There is plenty of free parking available within Kempton Park Racecourse Car Park.

Blue Badge Parking: There is blue badge parking bays available in the Kempton Park Racecourse Car Park.

Drop Offs: You are welcome to be dropped off in the car park.

Electric Charging points: PodPoint Charging Station - Escot Rd, Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 7BB (1.2 miles).

Public transport and pedestrians:

Pedestrians: Please access the Main Event Site via the car park off Staines Road East (A308) nearest Kempton Park Racecourse building.

Bus: The nearest bus stop is The Avenue - Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 5EH - 571 (0.3 miles). Other bus options are the number: 290, 235, 635.

Train: The nearest train station is Kempton Park Railway Station which exits into the car park within the racecourse grounds (0.3 miles).

Cycling & Bike Racks: There are free of charge Bike Racks within Kempton Park: Near the north Entrance - Approx. 15-20 Spaces and near the South Gate - Approx. 15-20 Spaces

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

This event is wheelchair accessible with assistance. The majority of the course is hardstanding, but there are sections that cross over the racetrack, making the ground slightly uneven and small sections near the start/finish that travel on grass. 

We aim for maximum accessibility at our events. Our contact centre and on-site team are ready to assist with any needs or questions you may have.

Additional Support request badges are available, and our Event Managers are trained Dementia Friends.

 

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.

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