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Blackpool 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
 

Blackpool 5k
Wednesday 25 Aug 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: Wednesday 25 Aug 2021

Time: from 17:30

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

Venue: Blackpool Promenade, Tower Festival Headland, Blackpool, FY1 4BJ View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Blackpool route is set in the shadow of the iconic Blackpool Tower and takes you along the Lower Promenade, bringing you back along the Upper Promenade to the Festival Headland. An amazing atmosphere in a fabulous location.

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 start line is next to the Comedy Carpet on the Festival Headland. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time. 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.

There is no parking at the event so please use local car parks. A drop off point will be provided on the evening of the event, please follow signage and the stewards will direct you. 

There are a number of local bus and tram services which run along The Promenade and stop at the venue. You can find out details of times and numbers online at: http://www.blackpooltransport.com

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
No refreshments
No showers
No parking

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

The course is all on paths and mainly flat, except for one section which is very steep. However there is an alternative route for wheelchair users, and our marshals will be on hand to assist.

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.