Race for Life Basingstoke 10k
Sun 28th May 2023
How to Get There
From Basingstoke train station it is a 30min walk to the start line.
You can catch Bus 17 and walk 5 minutes up Crossborough Gardens to the start line.
Bus 10, 12 & 13 also stop at Applegarth Close, this takes approx 3minutes to the start line.
There are a number of car parks locally these are: -
- Southern Road car park - 5min walk
- Castons Car park - 6min walk
- Castons Yard - 5min walk
- Joices Yard - 8min walk
Please be aware that parking in Crossborough car park is for blue badge holders only.
The Basingstoke 10k route is a double lap of the 5k route and takes in all the fields and tracks around War Memorial Park.
The course begins in front of the car park, heads south along the cycle route along the edge of the park. Entering the field behind Crowne Plaza and back towards the football pitches, heading towards the car park. It continues further going around the War Memorial Park and towards the finish, near the childrens play area.
The course is mostly flat but with mixed terrain and a small incline near the end.
The course is a mixture of paths and grass, which can get boggy and wet in wet weather conditions.
Please arrive 30 to 45mins before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
Unfortunately this event is not deemed suitable for wheelchair or pushchair users. The course is all on grass which can become boggy in poor weather and in some sections of the course there are narrow paths which are not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs.
For any spectators with wheelchairs who wish to access the start and finish area, there is blue badge parking about 150m from the event site but please be aware that the route between the two is entirely on grass, which may be boggy in wet weather.
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 <a href="mailto:[email protected]"> [email protected] </a>
Meeting Point Information
The start line is in the field behind Crossborough car park near the play park.
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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.
Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single-use plastic bottles.
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