Leicester 5k 2024
Sunday 14 Jul 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"
Both the start and finish lines are within the largest section of the park, opposite the sports courts, by London Road.
If using what3words, enter ///homes.truly.cage in the free app, to find the exact starting point.
There is limited parking available at and around the venue. Disabled parking will be available at Victoria Park Car park.
Limited car parks are available at Leicester University. Please follow event signage.
Freemans Common Multi-Storey Car Park is £2.50 for all day parking. 11 Putney Road, Leicester, LE2 7TF.
Alternatively East Street and Welford Road NCP car parks are close car parks near New Walk that leads to Victoria Park.
The nearest station is Leicester and is a 10 minute walk away from Victoria Park. There are also many bus routes passing Victoria Park.
Please check back for details on electric charging points and bike racks.
This course is on alot of grass so is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.
Wet weather may impact the suitability of the course, in this instance a shorter course may be offered.
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.