Basingstoke 5k 2024
Sunday 26 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 26 May 2024
Young Adults: £15.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed
Venue: War Memorial Park, Hackwood Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH View map
This course is a single lap 5K. The course begins infront of the car park, heads South along the cycle route along the edge of the park. Entering the field behind Crowne Plaza and back towards the football pitches, heading towards the car park. It continues further going around the War Memorial park and towards the finish, near the childrens play area.
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.
Our courses have been measured with a measuring wheel. This is the most accurate measurement method and may not always correspond with digital tracking apps and watches.
The start line is in the field behind Crossborough car park near the play park.
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Please use public transport to get to the event as there is no parking on site.
From Basingstoke train station it is a 30min walk to the start line.
You can catch Bus 17 and walk 5 minutes up Crossborough Gardens to the start line.
Bus 10, 12 & 13 also stop at Applegarth Close, this is approx 3minutes to the start line.
There are a number of car parks locally these are: -
- Southern Road car park - 5min walk
- Castons car park - 6min walk
- Castons Yard - 5min walk
- Joices Yard - 8min walk
Please be aware that parking in Crossborough car park is for blue badge holders only.
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 .
Unfortunately this event is not deemed suitable for wheelchair or pushchair users. The course is all on grass which can become boggy in poor weather and in some sections of the course there are narrow paths which are not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs.
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.