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Winchester 5k 2023

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Winchester 5k
Sunday 21 May 2023

£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 21 May 2023

Time: 11:00

Adults: £15.99
Children: £11.00
Young Adults: £15.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: North Walls Recreation Ground, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DD View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

Winchester 5k is a two lap course - starting in North Walls Recreation Grounds, participants will head out towards the tennis courts and loop around the recreational grounds before crossing over to the grounds of Winchester Rugby Club. From here, the route heads down Nuns Walk which continues onto the second lap. Towards the end of the second lap, the route re-enters North Walls Recreation Ground via Nuns Walk, finishing back at the start line.

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

Meeting point

The start is located in North Wall Recreation Ground.

If using what3words, enter ///digits.comforted.protester in the free app, to find the exact starting point.


There is limited parking at River Park Car Park so please use city centre car parks on the day. North Walls Recreation Ground is a short walk from the centre of town.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers
No parking

The Winchester course is mainly on grass around the fields of North Walls Recreation Ground and Winchester Rugby Club. Due to these elements we deem the route as suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.

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 raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

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.