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York 5k 2023

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York 5k
Sunday 2 Jul 2023

£15.99 Young Adults | £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.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 2 Jul 2023

Time: 11:00

Young Adults: £15.99
Adults: £15.99
Children: £11.00
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: The Knavesmire, York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

The 5k course is a flat single lap route taking in both The Knavesmire and the perimeter track of The Racecourse. The terrain is a mixture of grass and tarmac pathways. Due to the course being partly on grass, it may be slightly muddy underfoot depending on recent weather conditions.

Please bring a reusable water bottle with you if you require water during the event, as there will only be water available at the finish.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

Meeting point

The meeting point and start line is on The Knavesmire, nearby The Racecourse. The finish line will also be within the similar vacinity.

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Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

Parking is available free of charge for this event at The Knavesmire.  Disabled parking spaces will also be available.

On the day signage will direct you the the event car park. Please avoid parking on resdiential roads surrounding the venue.

The nearest train station is York and the city centre is 1.5miles away. There is a regular bus service from the centre to the venue.

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
Parking

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

We would recommend that this event is wheelchair accessible with assistance. The course and event site is mainly on grass with some paths following the racecourse track. The route is mostly flat but the grass sections can be slightly uneven in places. Due to the time of year the event is taking place, the grass may become boggy in poor weather conditions.

The venue is accessible from most entrances with disabled parking available at event car park on The Knavesmire.

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.