Folkestone 5k 2024
Sunday 9 Jun 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"
There isn’t any specific parking for this event. Please use public transport where possible.
Please be aware that road closures will affect Cliff Road, Dixwell Road, Metropole Road West, Metropole Road East and The Leas from 10:00am- 1:00pm.
For anyone who requires disabled parking, please do 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 and we will make arrangements for you.
Please check back for information on electric charging points and bike racks.
This event is suitable for wheelchair users. The course is mainly on flat tarmac roads and paths, however please note that there are some stretches of grass along The Leas that are included in the route, so assistance may be required.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.