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Race for Life Harrogate 5k

The Stray, Knaresborough Road, Harrogate, HG1 1BJ

Sun 21st July 2024

1 race

£11.19

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

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sun 21st July 2024

    £11.19£15.99

    Sale

    30% OFF - Use code: 24SPRING

    Ends: 29th Apr 2024

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  • Adults

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sun 21st July 2024

    £11.19£15.99

    Sale

    30% OFF - Use code: 24SPRING

    Ends: 29th Apr 2024

How to Get There

Pedestrians: There are no specific entrance points to the open fields of The Stray but please be vigilant as you may cross the course at multiple points on your way to the meeting point/start line.





General Event Parking: General car parking is not available at this venue. Please use the below link for further information on nearby public parking:https://www.harrogate.gov.uk/can-i-park/car-parks-harrogate





Blue Badge Parking: Please use the Bede House entrance into St. Aidan's School on Oatland's Drive . A steward will direct you to the blue badge car park area. Please adhere to the 5mph restrictions at all times. The journery from this car park is a 5 minute walk on a pavement onto the event site which is grass.





Volunteer Parking: Please use the Bede House entrance into St. Aidan's School on Oatland's Drive . A steward will direct you to volunteer parking. Please adhere to the 5mph restrictions at all times.





Drop Offs: Oatlands Drive and Stray Rein will both be closed on event day. The surrounding streets are permit holder parking only but can be used to drop-off event attendees. Please do so in a safe manner, being mindful of traffic and local residents.





Public Transport:-The Stray is accessible via public transport.





Bus: The Stray is accessible via public transport. Please use the below link to check availability: https://moovitapp.com/index/en-gb/public_transportation-Stray_Walk-Yorkshire-street_7379107-2109





Train: The nearest train station is Harrogate Train Station which is an 18 minute walk to the event site





Electric Charging points: The closest point to the event site is the Connected Kerb Charging Station on Tower Street





Cycling Bike Racks: There is no designated bike parking at the Stray

Further Information

We aim to provide our supporters with as much information as possible in our ""Course Description"" and ""Travel notes"" section, so that they can make an informed choice based on their own specific needs.



We have assessed this route and concluded it is wheelchair accessible but with assistance due to a large amount of the course being on grass which can be affected by recent weather conditions





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]





We aim to have a British Sign Language Interpreteravailable on stage whilst our event host is speaking

Meeting Point Information

The start and finish lines are within one of the open fields on The Stray; near where Oatland Drive meets Slingsby Walk. This is clearly visible when approaching the Stray from any direction.





If using what3words, enter ///defeat.rust.system 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.



If you feel you might need extra help at the event please do pick up abadge at the Blue Enquires Marquee so that our crew and volunteers can look out for you.



Our team of Event Managers are proud Dementia Friends.

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