Stirling 5k 2024
Sunday 5 May 2024
£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 5 May 2024
Young Adults: £15.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed
Venue: University of Stirling, Gannochy Sports Centre, Stirling, FK9 4LA View map
The Stirling 5k route is situated within the grounds of the University of Stirling. You will enjoy the picturesque landscape and a mixed terrain including grass, pathways and a small hill when approaching the golf course. You will pass the beautiful Airthey Loch, taking in the view of the Wallace Monument before heading towards the athletics track to finish. The main event site is on grass so may be slightly muddy underfoot depending on recent weather.
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 ScottishPower water refill station will be available to use at the finish.
Please arrive 30 to 45 mins before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
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The start line is located on the playing fields in front of The National Swimming Academy.
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Parking is available within the campus car parks. Please follow the signs and directions from the stewards on the day.
If travelling by public transport, Stirling train station is approximately a 40 minute walk, or Bridge of Allan train station is approximately a 25 minute walk.
A regular bus service is also in operation that will take you through the university grounds.
Bike racks are situated outside the Sports Centre entrance which must be passed on the way to the event site
Unfortunately this event is not suitable for wheelchair users due to a large section of course utilising the fields of the golf course and rugby pitches. The course can be adapted by continuing on the path around the loch and not turning onto the golf course, however this will reduce the route to approximately 3.5k. On event day, please approach the blue admin tent to discuss this adjustment further. The event site, start and end of the course is also on uneven grass which could make conditions difficult in bad weather.
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 email@example.com .
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.
If you feel you might need extra help at the event please do pick up a special badge at the Blue Enquires Marquee so that our crew and volunteers can look out for you.
Our team of Event Managers are proud Dementia Friends.