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Aberystwyth 10k 2023

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Aberystwyth 10k
Sunday 14 May 2023

£17.49 Adults | £11.00 Children

10k is a great step up from our 5k events, that's still achievable for everyone. Join a Race for Life 10k event and help raise valuable funds for cancer-beating research.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 14 May 2023

Time: 09:00

Adults: £17.49
Children: £11.00
Young Adults: £17.49
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: The Bandstand, Marine Terrace, The Promenade, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth, SY23 2BX View map

Distance: 10k

Course information

This course is a single lap 10K with fantastic views of the welsh coastline.  Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

Starting outside the Bandstand, the course heads towards the South Beach by following the pedestrian path along Marine Terrace. After doing a U turn on the wooden pier, the course turns right to join the cycle path to head towards Maesyrafon Car Park where water will be provided. The course continues along the cycle path alongside the Afon Rheidol. The course completes a U-turn outside the football club and heads back towards Marine Terrace to rejoin the welsh coastal views. Here the course continues along the road towards Constitution Hill, where the course does a U-turn to head to the finish.

Throughout the whole 10K the course has an overall ascent of 59m.

Meeting point

The start line is on the Promenade along Marine Terrace, outside the Bandstand. Please make your way to this event via Terrace Road.

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The following roads will be closed from 5am as part of the event:

- Victoria Terrace

- Marine Terrace

- Riverside Terrace

- New Promenade

- King Street

- Terrace Road

- South Marine Terrace

Please bear this in mind when planning your route and parking.

There is no official parking, so please park in town centre car parks and walk to the start.

Car sharing or public transport is advisable. The start is an 8 minute walk (0.4miles) from the train station and all local car parks are within a 15 minute walk.

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

The event site and route is on a smooth hard standing surface. The majority of the route is flat with the steepest gradient being 20% for approx. 3M. The majority of the route is wider than 2meters and flat. Overall the course is accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs.

Please do note: due to the unlikely event of bad weather, sand can often be blown onto the pathway and streets and make the road and pavement slippery.

Throughout the whole 10K the course has an overall ascent of 59m.

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.