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Weston-super-Mare 5k 2024

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Weston-super-Mare 5k

Wednesday 12 Jun 2024

£15.99 Aged 16 and over | £11.00 Children, under 6s free
Minimum fundraising target: £50

Date: Wednesday 12 Jun 2024

Time: 19:00

Venue: The Seafront Beach

30% off entry in 2024 with code 24SPRING

Life is worth Racing for. Enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and raise money for life-saving cancer research.

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About the 5k event

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The 5k is an achievable distance and a good first challenge for most people. At just over 3 miles it can take about an hour to walk on average, but there's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Go at your own pace to help fund life-saving cancer research.

Location

Venue
The Seafront Beach, Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1AL View map

Course information

The Weston-super-Mare route includes the beach, the Promenade and the Grand Pier. The course is fairly flat over a mixture of terrain and features lovely views of the sea and across Somerset. A great atmosphere and all the fun of the seaside, all in one location.

The start is on the seafront beach, next to Revo Kitchen

The course is on a mixture of terrain; on the beach, the Promenade and the Grand Pier.

The finish is on the seafront beach, next to Revo Kitchen

There will not be any water refill stations along the course so if you require water during the event, please remember to bring your own reusable water bottle already filled up.  A Scottish Power water refill station will be available to use at the finish

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

Our courses have been measured with a measuring wheel.  This is the most accurate measurement method and may not always match up with fitbits

Join forces or go solo

Race for Life participants having fun at events
You can take part in any Race for Life event as an individual or a group to raise money for life-saving research. Walk, jog or run together in a group or go solo at your own pace, or lead the way as a Group Leader and get family, friends and colleagues involved! However you choose to get muddy, you’re helping to beat cancer.
 
 

Warm up with other Race for Lifers

Shake off any pre-Race nerves and get moving with our fun warm-up session just before your event.
 

Supporters and spectators welcome

Bring along as many supporters as you like to cheer you on! We’ve got things for everyone to do, check out the Location section above to see what’s happening on the day.
 

Soak up the atmosphere

After you've completed the course, stay on and celebrate with other participants, friends and family with a picnic in the park.

Your entry fee covers the cost of your event, but your fundraising helps us save and improve lives. Join the celebration, join the family, and join the thousands helping to raise the money we need to power Cancer Research UK’s biggest discoveries.

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Event details

Once you sign up for your Race for Life event, you'll receive an email with all the need-to-know details to help you feel fully prepared for the day.

Meeting point

The start line is the seafront beach, next to Revo Kitchen

The finish line is the seafront beach, next to Revo Kitchen

If using what3words, enter ///giving.mood.depend in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

General Event Parking:  There is no parking for participants on the event site itself. There is plenty of parking avaialbe either on Marine Parade or Royal Sands Beach car park, which is about a 5-10 minute walk from the event. Some charges might apply. 

Blue Badge Parking: Marine Parade which is located next to the seafront. 

Volunteer Parking: There is plenty of parking avaialbe either on Marine Parade or Royal Sands Beach car park, which is about a 5-10 minute walk from the event. Some charges might apply. 

Public Transport:-

Bus: Bus number 3 or 7. Closest stop is Ellenborough Park North on Beach Road. Weekday times close to event are: 16:53 17:53 18:53 

Train: Weston-Super-Mare Train Station, you can walk to the beach in under 20 minutes.

Electric Charging points: None available at event site

Cycling & Bike Racks: None available at event site

No dogs allowed
Not suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
Parking

This event is not suitable for Wheelchair users as the event site and the course is mainly on sand.

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 raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

A British Sign Language Interpreter will be availble on stage whilst our event host is speaking

If you feel you might need extra help at the event please do pick up a badge at the Blue Enquires Marquee so that our crew and volunteers can look out for you and check you are OK.

Our team of Event Managers are proud to be Dementia Friends

Bring a water bottle
We’re trying to reduce single-use plastic at Race for Life. Please bring your own reusable water bottle, already filled. We'll provide an ecofriendly water-refill station at the finish that uses as little single-use plastic as possible.

Have the right kit
It’s a good idea to check the weather before your event and dress accordingly. Think breathable sports gear (leggings and shorts are ideal) and well-fitting trainers. For Pretty Muddy, wear something you don’t mind getting dirty.
Check out the latest range of Race for Life clothing and accessories in our online shop.

Be sun smart
Stay sun safe by finding shade when you’re not on the course and covering up with clothes, a hat and sunglasses. On parts you can’t cover, use sunscreen with at least SPF15 and a 4 or 5 star rating. Find out more about being sun smart.

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.

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