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Margate 5k 2023

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Margate 5k
Sunday 16 Jul 2023

£15.99 Adults | £15.99 Young 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.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 16 Jul 2023

Time: 11:00

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

Venue: Palm Bay, Palm Bay Avenue, Margate, CT9 3PP View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Margate route offers you plenty of beautiful coastal scenery. The route is reasonably flat with a mixture of terrain. This course offers great opportunities for spectators as there are plenty of viewing locations along the route.

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

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events.

Meeting point

The event site is located on Palm Bay Green, on the large grass area adjacent to the cafe close to Sackett's Gap.

If using what3words, enter ///urban.crate.glaze in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. Water refill stations will be available to use.

There is not a designated car park for this event, but there are a number of parking bays along the main road adjacent to Palm Bay.

The closest train station to the venue is Margate Station, which is an 8-min taxi or 47-min walk from the event site. StageCoach bus route 33 stops just outside the event site at the Leicester Avenue bus stop.

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

The Margate course is suitable for wheelchairs users with assistance. The course covers both grass and tarmac pathways but is mainly flat.

There are no dedicated wheelchair parking spaces but the bays along the edge of the event site are wide enough.

There is a drop kerb at Palm Bay Café where you can be dropped off and from here the event site can be easily accessed via the pathways.

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.