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Worcester 5k 2023

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Worcester 5k
Sunday 9 Jul 2023

£14.99 Adults | £10.00 Children | £14.99 Young Adults

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 9 Jul 2023

Time: 11:00

Adults: £14.99
Children: £10.00
Young Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Worcester Racecourse, Grandstand Road, Worcester, WR1 3EJ View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Worcester 5K Race for Life course begins in the middle of the racecourse, circles the inside of the race track and then joins the path along the outside perimeter of the race track and the river. It then passes the grandstand and heads back towards the finish.

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 and finish line is in Pitchcroft field, which is in the middle of the racecourse grounds. When planning your journey to the event please allow an extra 5 minutes to get to the start area once you have arrived at the racecourse.

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There will be no event car parking for this event due to its location.

We recommend car sharing and using public transport to get yourself to and from the event.

Pitchcroft car park has limited space and we recommend to use alternative alreas to avoid disappointment. This is the main entrance/exit for emergency services and suppliers and we want to avoid congestion at all times.

Local Car Parks:

Castle Market Car park - 0.2 Miles - Charges

Croft Road Car Park - 0.3 Miles - Charges

Crown Gate Car Park - 0.4 Miles - Charges

 

Public Transport

Worcester Bus station is 0.4 Miles away

Worcester Forgate Train Station is 0.4 Miles Away

Worcester Shrub Hill is 1 Mile away

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
No parking

This event is deemed suitable for wheelchairs with assistance. Assistance is required due to the nature of the terrain. The event site and part of the course are on grass and this can become boggy in to poor weather conditions. there are some uneven paths, however most are relatively flat.

There is blue badge holder parking available in Croft Road Car Park. The event site is approximately 500m from this 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.