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Folkestone 5k 2021

There has been a change to this event since the original listing, the most up to date information is posted below. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

Race for Life 5k
 

Folkestone 5k
Sunday 12 Sep 2021

£10.00 Children | £14.99 Young Adults | £14.99 Adults

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 12 Sep 2021

Time: from 11:15

Children: £10.00
Young Adults: £14.99
Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: The Leas, Outside The Metropole, Folkestone, CT20 2XL View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Folkestone route boasts beautiful sea views along The Leas. This flat course is perfect for everyone and with local supporters cheering you on, you are sure to have a great experience.

Meeting point

The start line is opposite The Grand Hotel on The Leas. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’ll  be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as/when needed.

There is no specific parking for this event. Please use public transport where possible.

There are road closures in place for this event affecting Cliff Road, Dixwell Road, Metropole Road West and Metropole Road East and The Leas.

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

This event is suitable for wheelchair users. The course is mainly on flat tarmac roads and paths. However please note that there is two short stretches of grass along The Leas that are inlcuded in the route so assistance may be required. 

Supporter / spectator access

Please note, whilst we hope we can open our events to families and friends supporting on the day, this may not be possible due to government guidelines around COVID-19.  Please refer to the section ‘ how we are keeping you safe’ https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/your-safety for further updates.