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London - Victoria Park 5k 2021

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London - Victoria Park 5k
Saturday 9 Oct 2021

£10.00 Children | £14.99 Young Adults | £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: Saturday 9 Oct 2021

Time: from 12:45

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

Venue: Victoria Park, 1 Grove Rd, London, E3 5AX View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Victoria Park 5K course is a lovely single lap flat route. The event site is on grass but the course is all on paths around the park. 

Meeting point

The meeting point is on the grass area close to the bandstand and just beside Burdett Coutts Drinking Foundation.

If using what3words, enter ///candle.quiet.herbs in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

Due to theongoing COVID-19 situation, we will be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as or when needed.

There is no car parking available at this event. Participants are advised to use public transport. There are several close stations including Hackney Wick Overground, Mile End and Bethnal Green. The nearest accessible station is Hackney Central. There are also many London bus stops in the vicinity.

Disabled park users who hold a Blue Badge can park within the site.  Entrace is permitted via Gore Road (west of park) or St Marks Gate (east of the park).  Hazard lights must be on and speed is limited to a maximum of 5mph.  Call 0208 985 5699 for assistance but access is always granted without calling prior to arrival.

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

The course in Victoria Park is wheelchair accessible. The whole route is on tarmac and is flat, while the event site is on short cut grass. People with visual impairments are welcome to take part with a guide.  Please note there is blue badge parking available within Victoria Park - please see Travel notes for more information.

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.