Worcester 5k 2023
Sunday 9 Jul 2023
£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children | Under 6s Free
Everyone has a reason to Race for Life. Enter now and raise money for life-saving research. Together we will beat cancer.
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"
While your entry fee covers the cost of your event, it's the money you raise that will fund vital research and see more people surviving cancer.
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. Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
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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 dissapointment. This is the main entrance/exit for emergency services and suppliers and we want to avoid conjestion 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
Worcester Bus station is 0.4 Miles away
Worcester Forgate Train Station is 0.4 Miles away
Worcester Shrub Hill is 1 Mile away
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 email@example.com
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.