Plymouth 5k 2023
Sunday 11 Jun 2023
£15.99 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.
Date: Sunday 11 Jun 2023
Young Adults: £15.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed
Venue: The Hoe, Hoe Promenade, Plymouth, PL1 2PA View map
The Plymouth 5k route starts and finishes on the picturesque Hoe promenade, adjacent to Smeaton’s Tower, and provides fantastic views of the sea and a great atmosphere. The course is all on paved paths and follows closed roads around the Hoe and pathways in Hoe Gardens, so please do expect some steep inclines and some uneven surfaces.
The 5k Course has an overall ascent of 62m throughout the full 5k course.
The event site is on the Hoe grassed area, adjacent to Smeaton’s Tower. Please arrive 30 to 45mins before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
If using what3words, enter ///pads.double.pills in the free app, to find the exact starting point.
There is no designated event car park at this venue, however there are multiple city centre car parks nearby. For more information, please visit https://www.plymouth.gov.uk/find-somewhere-park
Plymouth train station is about a 25-minute walk away from the event, and the bus station is about a 15 minute walk away.
Please note the following road closures will be in effect for the event (timings will be updated nearer the event):
Hoe Road, Madeira Road
One-way sections: Hoegate Street; Lambhay Hill, Elliot Street until Junction of Citadel Road; Citadel Road for short stretch; Leigham Ter; Leigham Street; Cliff Road; W. Hoe Road; Great Western Road; Grand Parade
The nearest public electric car charging points to the event site are via Urban Electric Charging Station on Leigham St, Plymouth, please be mindful of road closures during event a secondary location for charging points is a BP Pulse Charging Station located at Holiday Inn Plymouth, Armada Way, Pl1 2HJ
Plymouth City Council have installed more cycle parking across the city, You can find cycle parking available on Plymouth Hoe by using what three words ///garden.pokers.stuff
Try to use the most sustainable forms of transport when making your way to the event. Explore on foot or go by bike if you can. Make use of public transport and minibuses and take the bus or join a ride-share for longer distances.
This course is all solely on Tarmac and a wide route. There is no differentiation in the terrain. The event site is also on hardstanding, with the staged area on Grass next to the lighthouse which may become boggy and uneven in poor weather conditions. However due to some steep inclines, especially up Lambhay Hill on the route, assistance may be required for wheelchair users.
The 5k Course has an overall ascent of 62m throughout the full 5k course. Plymouth Hoe is accessible to all with wide tarmac paths throughout the park as well as long the seafront. All paths are suitable for wheelchairs and prams with plently of seating throughout the park and along the seafront. Public toilets including a disabled toilet are located next to Valenti's café on Hoe Road.
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 pro
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.