Race for Life Birmingham 5k
Sun 21st May 2023
How to Get There
The event site is located in the hard standing area to the left of the boating lake, opposite the children's play area.
Clean Air Zone timing and charges.
On 1 June 2021 Birmingham launched its Clean Air Zone. It will operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The charges will be applied daily, effective from 14 June 2021. A non-compliant vehicle driving in the Zone will pay once for the day, then may drive in the area without limit on that day.
You can find out if you will be charged by inputting your vehicle registration details into the Government vehicle checker.
Full details and how to pay is available at www.brumbreathes.co.uk
Please check your journey to the event to see if it falls within the Clean Air Zone.
Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
The course runs aound the paths around Cannon Hill Park taking in the lake and the MAC building. The course is a double lap 2.5k.
Our recomendation is this event is accessible for wheelchair users with assistance.
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 [email protected]
Meeting Point Information
Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.
The meeting point and start line is just in front of the car park. Please listen out for your group start time to be called to the stage for your warm-up.
If using what3words, enter ///wipes.eggs.chase in the free app, to find the exact starting point.
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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