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Race for Life Aberystwyth 5k

The Bandstand, Marine Terrace, The Promenade, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth, SY23 2BX

Sun 12th May 2024

1 race

£15.99

Organiser's Description

The 5k is an achievable distance and a good first challenge for most people. At just over 3 miles it can take about an hour to walk on average, but there's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Go at your own pace to help fund life-saving cancer research.

Races

  • Adults

    £15.99

    Sun 12th May 2024

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

Book

  • Adults

    £15.99

    Sun 12th May 2024

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

How to Get There

Pedestrians: If you are walking to the event, you can access the event site along Marine Terrace or Victoria Terrace, off Terrace road, Albert Place or Pier Street.

General Event Parking: The course requires road closures to ensure the safety of our participants. The following roads will be closed from 5am on the morning of the event:

- Victoria Terrace

- Marine Terrace

- Riverside Terrace

-New Promenade

- King Street

- Terrace Road

- South Marine Terrace.

There is no official parking, so please park in town centre car parks and walk to the start.

Blue Badge Parking: The closest Car park is North Road Car park or St Michaels car park, this is approx 5minute walk to the event site.

Volunteer Parking: The closest Car park is North Road Car park or St Michaels car park, this is an approx 5minute walk to the event site.

Drop Offs: The course requires road closures to ensure the safety of our participants. The above roads will be closed from 5am on the morning of the event:



Public Transport:

Bus: Unfortunately the busses do not run on a Sunday.

Train: The start is an 8min walk (0.4miles) from Aberystwyth train station





Electric Charging points: The closest charging port is at Lower Park Avenue Car Park, which is 17min walk, 0.7 miles away from the start line.

Cycling Bike Racks: There are limited bike racks around the area, the closest are: Next to the new cycle shelter near the Rail Station at the back of Matalan, Outside Plascrug Leisure Centre.

Further Information

Accessibility description: The event site and route is on a smooth hard standing surface. The entirety of the 3K route is flat and the majority of the route is wider than 2meters. This course is accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs. Please do note: due to the unlikely event of bad weather, sand can often be blown onto the pathway and streets and make the road and pavement slippery.



Throughout the whole 5K the course has an overall ascent of 38m.



If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/assistant to accompany you or if you need to bring a guide runner, 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 [email protected]



A British Sign Language Interpreter will be available on stage whilst our event host is speaking.

Meeting Point Information

The start and finish line is on the promenade along Marine Terrace, outside the bandstand.



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Event Day Information

We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.



If you feel you might need extra help at the event please do pick up a special badge at the Blue Enquires Marquee so that our crew and volunteers can look out for you.



Our team of Event Managers are proud Dementia Friends.

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