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Race for Life Basildon Pretty Muddy 5k

Gloucester Park, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, SS14 3GR

Sat 15th June 2024

1 race


Organiser's Description

Climb, crawl and slide your way around the Pretty Muddy® obstacle course at your own pace. 5k is just over 3 miles and can take about an hour to complete on average, but there's no pressure to finish in a certain time – it's all designed for fun! Get muddy as an individual or with a group of friends or family, act like a big kid and raise money for life-saving cancer research.


  • Adults

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sat 15th June 2024



  • Adults

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sat 15th June 2024


How to Get There

Pedestrians: Please access the main event site via Basildon Sporting Village car park. Follow the path from the car park straight ahead towards the netball courts and football pitches.

General Event Parking: There will be limited FOC event car parking which can be accessed thorugh Basildon Sporting Village car park, please follow the traffic management signs. Gloucester Park is a short walk from the Town Centre so the Town Centre car parks are also an option. We ask that participants refrain from parking in the retail parks to avoid congestion in this area.

Blue Badge Parking: Blue badge parking is available within Basildon Sporting Village Car Park. Please note that this is separate from the designated participant/ spectator parking area, or alternatively, you can get dropped off next to the event site before parking up in the designated car park.

Drop Offs: Next to the event site/ opposite 3g football pitches. You will need to follow the route for the designated car park.

Public Transport:-

Bus: First Bus also operate a service to Gloucester Park – see timetables at www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/

Train: Closest train station is Basildon which is 2 miles away.

Electric Charging points:There are 2 charging stations located in Basildon Sporting Village car park. Alternatively, BP pulse charging station is 1.3 miles away.

Cycling Bike Racks: There are 15 cycle spaces located at the front of the Basildon Sports Village building.

Further Information

Car park, event site and route aremajority on grass.

Due to the nature of the event it is not suitable for wheelchair users. If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Pretty Muddy, wish to bring a carer/assistant to accompany you orneed to bring a guide runner, please contact our Supporter Hotline on0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted(Opening hours:8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us [email protected]

If you aren't sure whether Pretty Muddy is right for you, take a look at the obstacles and make up your own mind, please visit our website https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/about-our-events/pretty-muddy/obstacles

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

Our team of Event Managers are proud to be Dementia Friends.

Meeting Point Information

The start line is on the football pitches bheind Basildon Sporting Village - opposite the Netball Courts. If using what 3 words, enter <a href="https://w3w.co/pokers.locate.caged">///pokers.locate.caged</a> in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

The finish line is also on the Football pitches behind Basildon Sporting Village.

Event Day Information

Please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.


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