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Yeovil 5k 2019

Race for Life 5k

Yeovil 5k
Sunday 16 Jun 2019

£14.99 Adults

Race for Life

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 16 Jun 2019

Time: 11:00

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

Venue: Yeovil College, Mudford Road, Yeovil, BA21 4DR View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The 5k route winds itself around Yeovil Recreation Ground, local roads and even takes you cross country to explore the local countryside with beautiful views. The terrain is varied, a mixture of roads, paths and a small section of fields with even an uphill section to challenge you. Central and picturesque, this is a venue with ample space and opportunity for families to spectate and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of Race for Life.

Meeting point

The main event area is located on the grassed lawned area just to the left of the Yeovil College buildings as you come in the main entrance.

Road Closures:

The following roads will be closed for Yeovil Race for Life 5k:

Mudford Road 10.30am until 1.00pm

Combe Street Lane 10.30am until 12.30pm

Marsh Lane 10.30am until 12.30pm



Please note: Vehicles that park within Yeovil College will not be able to leave the car park until the last participant has left Mudford Road at approximately 12:30pm, due to a road closure for the event.

There is limited parking available at Yeovil College, so please car share where possible to reduce the numbers of cars or use public transport. Parking is at the owner’s risk.

Please use Mudford Road entrance to access the limited parking within the College, following the steward’s directions.

However, Mudford Road will have a road closure in place from 10.30am for the 5k route, so you will NOT be able to access the venue from Mudford Road after 10.30am, so participants will have to park at the alternative car parks listed below.


Yeovil Athletic Arena Car Park at Pickett Lane, Yeovil, BA21 3DS.

Otherwise you can use the public car parks at the following places, depending on availability and may incur parking charges.

Yeovil Recreation Ground, Chilton Grove, Yeovil, BA21 4AW (a few minutes’ walk to event site)

Court Ash Public Car Park, BA20 1HL (11 minute walk to Yeovil College)

Market Street Public Car Park, BA20 1HW (11 minute walk to Yeovil College)

North Lane Public Car Park, BA20 1EQ (11 minute walk to Yeovil College)

Huish Public Car Park, BA20 1AA (16 minute walk to Yeovil College)


Yeovil Pen Mill Train Station is 1.4miles away, along with Yeovil Junction Train Station being 2.6miles away from the Yeovil College.


There is a network of cycle paths leading to Yeovil College, which provides cycle storage space near to the event site.

No dogs allowed
Not suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

Unfortunately due to the terrain of the course, this event is not accesible for wheelchair users.

Supporter / spectator access

Don’t forget to bring your friends and family along to support you so they can cheer you across the finish line.  There will be a great selection of food on offer from Yeovil College Café which you can enjoy, whilst soaking up the Race for Life atmosphere. 

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