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Stockport 5k 2023

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Stockport 5k
Sunday 14 May 2023

£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.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 14 May 2023

Time: 11:00

Adults: £15.99
Children: £11.00
Young Adults: £15.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Woodbank Memorial Park, Turncroft Lane, Offerton, Stockport, SK1 4JR View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The 5k route is a single lap course taking in both Woodbank Memorial Park and Vernon Park. The terrain is a mixture of paths and grass, with a steep descent and ascent between Vernon Park and Woodbank Park. The course also takes in a lap of the athletics track. Due to the course in Woodbank Memorial Park being partly on grass, it may be slightly muddy underfoot depending on recent weather conditions.

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

Meeting point

The start line is situated on the cricket field in the centre of Woodbank Memorial Park. The finish line will also be within the similar vacinity.

If using what3words, enter ///inch.donor.bottom in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

Parking is available free of charge at Woodbank Memorial Park and Vernon Park, however there are only three small car parks which can become full quickly. If the car park is full, there is street parking around the venue, however please do park carefully and be considerate of the residents.

Disabled parking spaces will also be available at each of the car parks.

Stockport bus station is a 15 minute walk - bus routes 380, 384, 386 from Stockport run close to the venue.

Stockport railway station is 2km from the venue.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

We would recommend that this event is wheelchair accessible with assistance.

The event site can be accessed from the car park by a hardstanding path, however the event site is on grass. Parts of the course is on grass, but it is mostly paths. The course thorugh Woodbank Memorial park is fairly flat, however the route into and the returning route from Vernon Park is very steep. There is also a small section of cobbles.

Due to the time of year the event is taking place, the grass may become boggy in poor weather conditions.

The venue is accessible from most entrances with disabled parking available at each car park.

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 raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

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.

Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single use plastic bottles.