Cornwall Pretty Muddy 5k 2023
Cornwall Pretty Muddy 5k
Saturday 20 May 2023
£22.49 Adults | £12.00 Children
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.
Date: Saturday 20 May 2023
Time: from 10:45
Young Adults: £22.49
Under 13 entry: due to the nature of this event, you must be 13 or over to take part
Venue: Stithians Showground, Stithians, Cornwall, TR3 7DP View map
Distance: Pretty Muddy 5k
The Cornwall Pretty Muddy route takes you on a journey around the Stithians Showground, taking in views across the Cornish countryside. The course includes some gentle slopes as it crosses through a mix of terrains.
Please arrive 15 to 20mins before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
The start line is located within the grounds just beyond the main building.
If using what3words, enter ///jugs.country.lottery in the free app, to find the exact starting point.
Enter postcode TR3 7DP into satnav to find Stithians Showground. If using what3words, enter ///jolt.deeply.venues in the free app, to find the specific entrance point and car park.
Free parking is available within the large field at the entrance of the showground from Tubbon Hill. Please follow the car park signage and steward guidance. The start and finish area is then a short walk through the signposted gate and along the gravel track.
How to find Stithians Showground
Take Falmouth road out of Truro. Go past mini-roundabouts at Playing Place to large roundabout at beginning of Carnon Downs. Leave main road and go through Carnon Downs village following signs to Perranwell. There is a dogleg in the middle but just follow the road around.
Through Perranwell and on up the hill until you come to a five crossroads (Pelean Cross) a mile or so out of the village. This is the main Redruth/Falmouth road. Stithians is signposted straight over.
Come up the hill, past the Showground on the left. Almost at the top of this hill, you will see the entrance to the Showground.
Alternatively following A30 towards Redruth, cross Chiverton roundabout (other roads go to St. Agnes, Truro and Newquay). Take next exit to Scorrier. After a short distance, turn left in front of Crossroads Hotel. At junction go straight across, through Carharrack and along to next junction at Comford below Lanner. Turn left towards Falmouth. Two miles or so and you will come to Pelean Cross turn right and up hill to Showground on left.
The 36 bus stops outside the Stithians Showground entrance, on a route between Helston and Truro. See Transport for Cornwall for further details of bus services.
Whilst this course is not accessible for wheelchair users given the nature of the obstacles, the event site is accessible. There are a limited number of blue badge holder spaces available in the event car park. The main event site is on grass, but there is an area of hardstanding right next to it and a variety of tarmac pathways to allow spectators to watch participants as they make their way around the course.
The course itself has a total ascent of 69m throughout the 5k route.
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 email@example.com
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.