Race for Life Chelmsford 5k
Sun 14th July 2024
How to Get There
General Event Parking: There is a designated FOC car park available at the venue which is accessed via Greenbury Way/ Hylands Park entrance. Please do not try to enter the park via the main entrance for Hylands House off of Three Mile Hill. We ask that those driving to the venue follow the traffic management signage and do not park in the venues own car park as charges will apply.
Blue Badge Parking: Blue badge parking is accessed via Hylands House entrance. Please note that the traffic management signs will take you to a different entrance and car park which is further away from the event site so please do not follow them.
Drop Offs: A designated drop-off zone is located by the Race for Life car park which will be managed by stewards.
Bus: First Bus service 351 stops outside Hylands Park
Train: Chelmsford Railway station which is 3.5 miles away
Electric Charging points: There are no charging points at the venue. Closest charging points are BP Pulse - 2.9 miles or Pod Point - 2.8 miles
Cycling Bike Racks: There are approximately 20 cycle spaces in the main car park (Writtle end) and there are also a few cycle spaces by the visitor centre.
This undulating, cross-country route is on grass with some inclines and is quite challenging. It is not suitable for wheelchair users.
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].
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 open grass area behind Flint Cottage.If using what3words, enter <a href="https://www.what3words.com/square.ropes.stays?partner=RaceForLife">///rocket.making.gums</a> in the free app, to find the exact starting point.
The finish line is opposite the start line on the open grass area.
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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