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Brighton Pretty Muddy Kids 2021

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Pretty Muddy Kids

Brighton Pretty Muddy Kids
Sunday 19 Sep 2021

£0.00 Supervising Adult | £10.00 Children

Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

Please note, all children taking part must be at least 1.2m tall on day of event.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 19 Sep 2021

Time: from 10:00

Supervising Adult: £0.00
Children: £10.00

Venue: Stanmer Park, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN1 9SE View map

Distance: Pretty Muddy Kids

Meeting point

The meeting point is the middle of Stanmer Park. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’ll  be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as/when needed.


There is significant car parking and travel disruption expected today due to closures of some key local roads due to the London to Brighton Bike ride, and reduced volume of car parking due to wet weather and limited number of hard standing car parking spaces.

Please allow extra time for journeys to the event, there is expected to be significant travel disruption due to the London to Brighton Bike ride taking place today in the local area, with several roads closed and diversions in place

Ideally use public transport to travel to your event, or alternatively please car share where possible

The car park capacity for Race for Life is also expected to be reduced due to wet weather and limited hard standing parking.

Please consider your travel arrangements before commencing your journey


Please note: There is no parking at the University of Sussex in 2021.

We encourage the use of public transport to access the event to reduce pollution to the Brighton and Hove area.

By train: A footpath leads to Stanmer Park from Falmer station’s main entrance (the entrance by the ticket office). Approximately 8 minute walk (0.4 miles).

By bus: The Brighton and Hove ‘Breeze’ Bus Service provides access to Stanmer Park. The Route 78 arrives at  Stanmer Park Gates (approximately 2 minute walk from the Event Site) every 15 minutes on Sundays. Plan your journey here.

By bike: Cycle parking stands are provided in the west Lower Lodges car park, the new Patchway car park, and by the Palm House outside the entrance to the restored Walled Garden.  These cycle stands are available to all park visitors including users of BTN BikeShare bikes. For more information visit the BTN BikeShare website or download the app on your device.

By car: Car parking is available to participants who wish to drive to the event, however, this may change in the case of adverse weather. There is on-site car parking in Stanmer Park. Please arrive with plenty of time to avoid congestion when entering Stanmer Park. The car park in Stanmer Park is a short walk across an internal road (approx. 2 min walk).

Please car share as much as possible or use public transport to help with traffic congestion entering and exiting the park.

Course information

The Brighton route takes you through the fields and woodland paths of this beautiful Stanmer park. The terrain is grass and woodland paths with a few inclines to challenge you and create a sense of achievement once you have completed the event.

All of our Pretty Muddy Kids events are approximately 5km and obstacle layout will vary from venue to venue. Adults accompanying children will run alongside the course but will not be allowed to take part on the obstacles.

No dogs allowed
Not suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

Due to the nature of the event it is not suitable for wheelchair users.  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

Please note, whilst we hope we can open our events to families and friends supporting on the day, this may not be possible due to government guidelines around COVID-19.  Please refer to the section ‘ how we are keeping you safe’ https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/your-safety for further updates.