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Race for Life Manchester 5k

Heaton Park, Sheepfoot Lane, Manchester, M25 0DL

Sun 7th 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.

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  • Adults

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sun 7th July 2024

    £11.19£15.99

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    30% OFF - Use code: 24SPRING

    Ends: 29th Apr 2024

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  • Adults

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sun 7th July 2024

    £11.19£15.99

    Sale

    30% OFF - Use code: 24SPRING

    Ends: 29th Apr 2024

How to Get There

Event Parking is available at Heaton Park, including Disabled parking spaces at the Lake Car Park at the Sheepfoot Lane entrance.



Manchester City Council operatea Pay Display system in all car parks that will still be operational on the day so please ensure you arrive within plenty of time to purchase a ticket. Charges are hourly or £3 all day. Card payment and Pay by Phone options are available.



The nearest metro station is Heaton Park. Trams run regularly from the City Centre and other destinations. There is a gate into the park directly opposite the station.



There are several bus routes which stop at Heaton Park.



Please check back for details on electric charging points and bike racks

Further Information

We would recommend that this event is wheelchair accessible <strong>with assistance.



The course is undulating throughout with three steady inclines on paths and a decline towards the finish. The route is mainly on flat tarmac paths, with some grassed areas and a small wooded section. The event site is on grass with surrounding paths to and from the car park so assistance is recommended.



Please be aware that the grass may become boggy in poor 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 on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at [email protected] .

Meeting Point Information

The meeting point and start line is in the centre of the park between the Tram Museum and Boating Lake. The finish line will also be within the similar vacinity.



If using what3words, enter <a href="https://www.what3words.com/dare.puff.spun?partner=RaceForLife">///dare.puff.spun</a> 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 a special badge 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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