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Leicester 5k 2021

There has been a change to this event since the original listing, the most up to date information is posted below. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

Race for Life
 

Leicester 5k
Sunday 17 Oct 2021

£14.99 Young Adults | £10.00 Children | £14.99 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 17 Oct 2021

Time: from 13:00

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

Venue: Victoria Park, London Road, Leicester, LE1 7RY View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Leicester course is in and around the grounds of Victoria Park on London Road. The route passes several landmarks including Leicester University and the Lutyens's Arch of Remembrance. With its picturesque setting, participants will enjoy the flat route with a mixture of terrains.

 

Meeting point

Both the start and finish lines are within the largest section of the park, opposite the sports courts, by London Road. 

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.

There is limited parking available at and around the venue. Please follow event signage. Disabled parking will be offered at Victoria Park Car Park.

Alternatively we have arranged for discounted parking at East Street and Welford Road NCP car parks. Please come to the Administration Tent and bring along your car park ticket for validation on the day.

The nearest station is Leicester and is a 10 minute walk away from Victoria Park.

There are also many bus routes passing Victoria Park.

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

This course is on alot of grass so is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.

Wet weather may impact the suitability of the course, in this instance a shorter course may be offered.

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.