Cleethorpes 5k 2023
£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children, under 6s free
Minimum fundraising target: £50
Life is worth Racing for. Enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and raise money for life-saving cancer research.
About the 5k event
The 5k is an achievable distance and a good first challenge for most people. At just over 3 miles it can take about an hour to walk on average, but there's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Go at your own pace to help fund life-saving cancer research.
Join forces or go solo
Warm up with other Race for Lifers
Supporters and spectators welcome
Soak up the atmosphere
You fundraise, we discover
"Race for Life was an inspiring, uplifting, memorable day"
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.
The start and finish lines are located within the Meridian Showground.
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Pedestrians: The closest entrance to the event site is from Kings Road, through the main entrance to Meridian Showground
General Event Parking: There is no designated parking available for the event. Pay and Display car parks can be found along Kings Road, 400 - 900m walk from the venue. Please note that Lakeside Car Park will have a slightly reduced number of spaces available on the event day. Meridian Road car park and St Anthony's Bank car park will be closed before and for the duration of the event. Please allow sufficient time to find parking and to walk to the venue
Blue Badge Parking: There is limited disabled parking available at Lakeside Car Park. The journey from this car park to the event site is a 250m walk on a tarmac path
Volunteer Parking: Volunteers can park free of charge at the Meridian Point car park. Volunteers must collect a parking pass from the event site on arrival and display it in their vehicle
Drop Offs: There is no descignated drop off point for the event. Motorists are able to drop off passengers at the Lakeside car park and Meridian Point car park. Please do so in a safe manner, being mindful of traffic and local residents.
Bus: Various bus services drop-off along Meridian Road. Plan your journey at www.eastyorkshirebuses.co.uk
Train: The nearest station is Cleethorpes, which is 1.8 miles from the venue
Electric Charging points: The closest car charging point to the event site is the EV Charging Point on St Peter's Avenue, DN35 8HG
Cycling & Bike Racks: There is no designated bike parking at the Meridian Showground but there are bike racks just outside the showground entrance
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. Some parts of the route involve going onto grass, but an accessible route is available if required
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.