Taunton 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.
Sunday 10 Oct 2021
£14.99 Young Adults | £14.99 Adults | £10.00 Children
This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.
Date: Sunday 10 Oct 2021
Time: from 12:15
Young Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed
Venue: Bridgwater and Taunton College (Taunton Centre), Wellington Road, Taunton, TA1 5AX View map
The Taunton route runs through the picturesque Longrun Meadow taking in views across Taunton. The route has a mixed terrain with gentle slopes but is mainly on gravel paths.
Please note that dogs are welcome to take part alongside participants, but regrettably no dogs are allowed on the grassed areas of the event site. Please keep to hardstanding areas.
The start line is on the Castle School playing fields, opposite the Castle Sports Centre. 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. Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your start time.
There is limited parking at this event, please use the Heron Drive entrance following the signage to this parking. .
There is a train station in Taunton which is about a 25 minute walk from the venue. For further information on where to park locally please visit the Taunton Deane Borough Council website.
The route has a mixed terrain with gentle slopes but is mainly on gravel through Longrun meadow. The event site and part of the route is on grass. Taunton 5k is wheelchair accessible with assistance but can become boggy and uneven in poor weather conditions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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. We will update on this nearer the time.
We will be giving away bottled water at the finish line. But due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and our plans to reduce single use plastics at our events we encourage participants to bring their own water or hydration fluids on the day.