Swindon Pretty Muddy 5k 2023
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Swindon Pretty Muddy 5k
Sunday 7 May 2023
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.
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Date: Sunday 7 May 2023
Time: from 13:00
Young Adults: £22.49
Under 13 entry: due to the nature of this event, you must be 13 or over to take part
Venue: Lydiard Park, Hook Street, Swindon, SN5 3PA View map
Distance: Pretty Muddy 5k
The Swindon Pretty Muddy route starts and finishes in the field adjacent to the play area and meanders around Lydiard Park, taking in views of the house and lake. The route then heads out into the surroundings grounds looping around back to the finish area.
Please arrive 15 to 20mins before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
The start is located in the field next to the play area.
If using what3words, enter ///jetting.incisions.mergers in the free app, to find the exact starting point.
We will be providing free of charge parking on grass for all participants and spectators within Lydiard Park in a specific area. Please enter the car park via the gate off of Hook Street. You can use the free WhatThreeWords app and enter ///twins.solve.envisage to find the exact location. Note that is not the usual entrance you would use for Lydiard Park. Continue past the Lydiard Park signposted entrance for 300m, where you will see car parking signage and a steward to direct you into the car park.
Normal parking charges will apply to the rest of Lydiard Park, so please ensure you follow the temporary event signage to ensure you do not have to pay.
To access this event parking, please follow signs for Lydiard Park (via Hook Street), not signs for Lydiard House. Parking is not permitted on or via Hay Lane by Lydiard House.
For public transport options and to plan your journey please visit: http://swindontravelchoices.co.uk.
Whilst this event is not accessible for wheelchair users given the nature of the obstacles, the event site is accessible for spectators with wheelchairs.
There are blue badge holder parking spaces available in the main Lydiard Park car park (on hardstanding). The event site is approximately 75m from this car park and the event site is entirely on grass.
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
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.