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Race for Life Herne Bay 5k

Seafront Hampton Pier, Swalecliffe Ave, Herne Bay, CT6 8EJ

Sun 30th June 2024

1 race


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.


  • Adults


    Sun 30th June 2024

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over


  • Adults


    Sun 30th June 2024

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

How to Get There

Pedestrians: You can access the event site off Hampton Pier Avenue via Swalecliffe Avenue or you can walk straight in from the sea wall if walking from Hampton/Herne Bay or Whitstable.

General Event Parking: There is no specific parking for participants at this event. All of the surrounding roads are free to park. There will be road closures affecting Hampton Pier Avenue, Western Esplanade, Chamberlain Drive, West Cliff Drive and Swalecliffe Avenue from 10:15am-11:30am so please consider this when making your plans.

Blue Badge Parking: There is blue badge parking available within Swalecliffe Avenue Car Park. If you let the stewards know on arrival at the entrance to Swalecliffe Drive they will guide you through.

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

Train: The closest train station is Herne Bay which is 1 mile (approx 20 min walk) to the event site.

Bus: There are a number of bus routes that drop outside the Hampton Inn.

Electric Charging points: The closest electic charging points are at Lidl Herne Bay CT6 8NZ 0.9 miles or Central Parade CT6 5JQ 0.8 miles.

Cycling Bike Racks: Unfortunately there isnt any specific parking for bikes at Hampton Recreation Ground.

Further Information

This 5k 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].

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 and the finish is withinHampton PierRecreation Ground<strong>.

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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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