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Race for Life Folkestone 5k

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

Sun 9th June 2024

1 race

£15.99

Organiser's Description

The 5k is an achievable distance and a good first challenge for most people. At just over 3 miles it can take about an hour to walk on average, but there's no pressure to finish in a certain time. Go at your own pace to help fund life-saving cancer research.

Races

  • Adults

    £15.99

    Sun 9th June 2024

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

Book

  • Adults

    £15.99

    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 wheelchair accessible with assistance. 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.

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