Race for Life Folkestone 10k event image

Race for Life Folkestone 10k

The Leas, Outside The Grand, Folkestone, CT20 2XL

Sun 9th June 2024

1 race


Organiser's Description

Looking for more of a challenge without any pressure? Race for Life 10k is for you! Our 10k events are now chip-timed, so you can find out if you’ve beaten your personal best – while you’re raising funds to help beat cancer. 10k is just over 6 miles. Take it at your own pace or push yourself a little more. Have fun with it and enjoy the atmosphere.


  • Adults


    Sun 9th June 2024

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over


  • Adults


    Sun 9th June 2024

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

How to Get There

Pedestrians: You can access the event site from any direction of The Leas as it is an open area with no specific entrance point. If you head towards The Grand hotel the event site is directly in front.

General Event Parking: There isn’t any specific parking for this event. Please use public transport where possible. Please also be aware that road closures will affect Cliff Road, Dixwell Road, Metropole Road West, Metropole Road East and The Leas from 10:00am- 1:00pm.

Blue Badge Parking: There will be a number of blue badge spaces allocated in front of The Grand hotel along The Leas. Please inform our stewards on arrival and they will direct you.

Drop Offs: There is no specific drop off area for this event.

Bus: The 10A bus drops at the top of Metrpole East.

Train: Folkestone West and Folkestone Central are both 1 mile (20 min walk) to the event site.

Electric Charging points: Best Western Hotel CT20 2HR 0.2 miles from event site. Civic Centre CT20 2QY 0.8 miles from event site.

Cycling Bike Racks: Unfortunately there are no specific bike racks available along The Leas.

Further Information

This course is deemed not wheelchair accessible due to the steep incline and decline of zig zag path.

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 on0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted(Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us [email protected] (standard).

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 is on The Leas, outside The Grand, Folkestone, CT20 2XL.

If using what3words, enter <a href="https://www.what3words.com/standards.standing.next?partner=RaceForLife">///standards.standing.next</a> in the free app, to find the exact starting point.

Event Day Information

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


Done this event?

First-hand event reviews from people who have been there, done that and got the breathable T-shirt, really help everyone choose their next event.

Add a review

Who's In

See who else is doing this event

Be the first

No-one has marked this event as 'Doing' or 'Maybe' yet. Will you be the first?


More from Cancer Research UK - Race for Life

05 May 24

05 May 24

12 May 24

18 May 24

You might like

Cookie settings

Cookies are small text files that a website stores on a user's device, such as a computer or a smartphone. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be set to track information such as the user's preferences, login information, or items in a shopping cart. Cookies are not harmful and are typically deleted when a user clears their browser cache or the cookie expires.

Strictly necessary cookies are a type of cookie that is essential for a website to function properly. These cookies are necessary to provide services requested by the user, such as login authentication, shopping cart functionality, and other similar features.

Strictly necessary cookies do not require the user's consent, as they are essential for the proper functioning of the website.

Learn more about our Strictly necessary cookies

Tracking and targeting cookies are a type of cookie used by websites to collect information about a user's browsing behaviour across multiple websites. These cookies are often used for advertising purposes and can track the user's interests and some personal information.

Targeting cookies are used to display personalised advertisements to the user based on their browsing history, search history, and other online activity.

Learn more about our Tracking and targeting cookies