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Brighton 3k 2021

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Brighton 3k
Sunday 19 Sep 2021

£14.99 Adults | £10.00 Children | £14.99 Young Adults

This is a 3k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 19 Sep 2021

Time: 15:15

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

Venue: Stanmer Park, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN1 9SE View map

Distance: 3k

Course information

The Brighton route goes along the fields and woodland paths of the beautiful Stanmer Park, with a few inclines to challenge you and create a great sense of achievement once you have completed the 3k course.

Meeting point

The meeting point is the middle of Stanmer Park. 

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 significant car parking and travel disruption expected today due to closures of some key local roads due to the London to Brighton Bike ride, and reduced volume of car parking due to wet weather and limited number of hard standing car parking spaces.

Please allow extra time for journeys to the event, there is expected to be significant travel disruption due to the London to Brighton Bike ride taking place today in the local area, with several roads closed and diversions in place

Ideally use public transport to travel to your event, or alternatively please car share where possible

The car park capacity for Race for Life is also expected to be reduced due to wet weather and limited hard standing parking.

Please consider your travel arrangements before commencing your journey


Please note: There is no parking at the University of Sussex in 2021.

We encourage the use of public transport to access the event to reduce pollution to the Brighton and Hove area.

By train: A footpath leads to Stanmer Park from Falmer station’s main entrance (the entrance by the ticket office). Approximately 8 minute walk (0.4 miles).

By bus: The Brighton and Hove ‘Breeze’ Bus Service provides access to Stanmer Park. The Route 78 arrives at  Stanmer Park Gates (approximately 2 minute walk from the Event Site) every 15 minutes on Sundays. Plan your journey here.

By bike: Cycle parking stands are provided in the west Lower Lodges car park, the new Patchway car park, and by the Palm House outside the entrance to the restored Walled Garden.  These cycle stands are available to all park visitors including users of BTN BikeShare bikes. For more information visit the BTN BikeShare website or download the app on your device.

By car: Car parking is available to participants who wish to drive to the event, however, this may change in the case of adverse weather. There is on-site car parking in Stanmer Park and a small overflow parking option at the Southern Water offices. Please arrive with plenty of time to avoid congestion when entering Stanmer Park. The car park in Stanmer Park is a short walk across an internal road (approx. 2 min walk). Southern Water offices are a 7 minute walk (0.3 miles) approximately from the start.

Please car share as much as possible or use public transport to help with traffic congestion entering and exiting the park.

Dogs allowed
Not suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

The Stanmer Park course is uneven with muddy pathways which are affected by the weather. This can cause the ground to become very boggy also there are also some steep inclines, for this reason we deem this event as unsuitable for wheelchair users.

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.