Corby 5k 2021
There has been a change to this event since the original listing, the most up to date information is posted below. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.
Sunday 8 Aug 2021
£10.00 Children | £14.99 Adults | £14.99 Young Adults
Date: Sunday 8 Aug 2021
Time: from 11:00
Young Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed
Venue: West Glebe Park, Cottingham Road, Corby, NN17 1SZ View map
This 5km course travels along pathways and grass to wind it's way through West Glebe Park. There is a mixture of terrain across undulating fields.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’ll be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as/when needed.
The main event area will be on the large field opposite the astro turf and tennis courts.
There will be strictly no event parking at West Glebe Park, and no vehicles will be permitted entry on the day of the event.
Participant car parking is being provided at the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Management House, Cottingham Road, Corby, NN17 1TT, and at Corby Technical School, Cottingham Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 1TD. These will be free of charge and on a first come first served basis.
If the car park is full please use town centre car parks and allow 10-15 minutes to walk to the park.
Please refer to Corby Borough Council's website for more information of free of charge and paid for parking in the town centre.
Paid for Car Parks:
Parkland Gateway Car Park - accessed from Westcott Way (Postcode: NN17 1QB) is a 10 minute walk from West Glebe Park.
Victoria Place Car Park - accessed off George Street (Postcode: NN17 1QB) is a 7 minute walk from West Glebe Park.
Free Car Parks:
There are free of charge car parks at Dovedale Road and Chapel Lane, each being between 10 and 15 minutes walk from West Glebe Park.
Train and Bus:
Corby Train Station, Station Road (Postcode: NN17 1UJ) is a 12 minute walk from West Glebe Park.
Alternatively, you can follow bus routes to the roads surrounding the park: 2, 2B, 5C and X4.
Unfortunately this event is not deemed suitable for wheelchair users. The course is all on grass which can become boggy due to poor weather. Throughout the park there are numerous small hills with steep inclines and declines.
If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, 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
Inviting your friends and family to support you on the day is a great idea, they can share in the joy with you as you cross the finish line and ring the bell. They can also help you with those important things, like holding your belongings whilst you walk, jog or run around the course!
Please note, whilst we hope we can open our events to families and friends supporting on the day, this may not be possible due to government guidelines around COVID-19. Please refer to the section ‘ how we are keeping you safe’ https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/your-safety for further updates.