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York 5k 2021

Race for Life
 

York 5k
Sunday 12 Sep 2021

£10.00 Children | £14.99 Adults | £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.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 12 Sep 2021

Time: from 10:00

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

Venue: The Knavesmire, York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The 5k course is a flat single lap route taking in both The Knavesmire and the perimeter track of The Racecourse. The terrain is a mixture of grass and tarmac pathways. Due to the course being partly on grass, it may be slightly muddy underfoot depending on recent weather conditions.

Please bring a reusable water bottle with you if you require water during the event, as there will only be water available at the finish.

Meeting point

The meeting point and start line is on The Knavesmire, nearby The Racecourse. The finish line will also be within the similar vacinity.

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.

Parking is available free of charge for this event at The Knavesmire.  Disabled parking spaces will also be available.

On the day signage will direct you the the event car park. Please avoid parking on resdiential roads surrounding the venue.

The nearest train station is York and the city centre is 1.5miles away. There is a regular bus service from the centre to the venue.

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

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

The course and event site is mainly on grass with some paths. The route is flat throughout.

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 event car park on The Knavesmire.

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

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.