Sutton Coldfield 5k 2024
Sutton Coldfield 5k
Sunday 7 Jul 2024
£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children | Under 6s Free
30% off entry in 2024 with code RFL24ISU
About the 5k event
The original and most popular Race for Life event, the 5k is an entry-level distance and an achievable first challenge for most. At just over 3 miles it can take about an hour to complete on average, but there's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Walk, jog, run or make your way around the course however suits you to fund life-saving research.
On the day
You fundraise, we discover
"Race for Life was an inspiring, uplifting, memorable day"
The meeting point is at the end of the path through the park from the Streetly Gate entrance.
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Car parking is available at the venue using Streetly Gate Entrance. Please be advised the event parking is approximately 1 mile down the drive so please keep going until you see the stewards who will direct you into the event parking field. We advise you arrived at least 30 – 40 minutes before you start time to allow ample time to park you vehicle and walk to the start line.
Car parking and the main event site are both on grass and in poor weather may affect the suitabilty for disabled access.
Please check back for information on electric charging points and bike racks.
The course is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance. The course makes use of the main tarmacked paths within the park. There are sections that vary in gradients which are suitable for wheelchair users but we recommend having assistance.
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 email@example.com.
Bring a water bottle
We want to make Race for Life as sustainable as possible by reducing our single use plastic consumption, so please bring your own reusable water bottle, already filled. We'll provide a water-refill solution that is cost-effective for the charity and environmentally-friendly.
Have the right kit
Think comfortable clothes and trainers. Check out the latest range of Race for Life clothing and accessories in our online shop.
Be sun smart
Covering up will protect your skin. Find out more about being sun smart. Don't forget a hat and sunscreen.
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.