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Race for Life London - Blackheath 5k

Blackheath Common, Off Prince Charles Road, Blackheath, SE3 0TY

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

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sun 30th June 2024



  • Adults

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sun 30th June 2024


How to Get There

Pedestrians: Please enter the heath from Prince Charles Road.

General Event Parking: There is no designated parking available at this venue and illegally parked cars will be towed. Many roads will be closed for the event and parkings bays will be suspended.

Blue Badge Parking: Blue badge parking can be found in Blackheath village local car parks.

Drop Offs: Due to the location there is no specific drop off area

Public Transport:-

Bus: The heath is accesible by buses stopping on Prince Charles Road or Prince or Wales Road, including services 54, 202, 380 or 386.

Train: The nearest station is Blackheath, a 10 minute walk to the event.

Electric Charging points: The nearest charging point can be found int Blackheath Grove Carpark, in Blackheath Village.

Cycling Bike Racks: The nearest bike racks can be found on Tranquil Vale in Blackheath Village.

Further Information

The majority of the course is on short cut grass on the common with a few road crossings, and is mainly flat. Whilst there are a lot of drop kerbs on the route, there may be one crossing without one. Please note that in the case of bad weather, the grass may become boggy. This course is 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 and finish can be found on the heath next to Prince Charles Road.

If using what3words, enter <a href="https://w3w.co/zoom.gets.envy">///zoom.gets.envy</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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