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Race for Life Margate 5k

Palm Bay, Palm Bay Avenue, Margate, CT9 3PP

Sun 14th July 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 14th July 2024



  • Adults

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

    Sun 14th July 2024


How to Get There

Pedestrians: The event site is located on Palm Bay Green, on the large grass area adjacent to the Palm Bay Café close to Sackett's Gap

General Event Parking: There is not a designated car park for this event, but there are a number of parking bays along the main road adjacent to Palm Bay.

Blue Badge Parking: There are no dedicated wheelchair parking spaces but the bays along the edge of the event site are wide enough.

Drop Offs: There are no designated drop off points, but there are many parking spaces long Palm Bay Avenue you can pull into.

Public Transport:

Bus: StageCoach bus route 33 stops just outside the event site at the bus stop.

Train: The closest train station to the venue is Margate Station, which is an 8-min taxi or 47-min walk from the event site.

Electric Charging points:

- Connected Kerb Charging Station - Turner - The Rendezvous Car Park, Margate CT9 1JD (1.4 miles).

- PoGo Charging Station - Market St, Margate CT9 1ED (1.6 miles).

Cycling Bike Racks:Bike racks by Palm Bay Cafe, approx. 4 Spaces

Further Information

The Margate course is suitable for wheelchairs users with assistance. The course covers both grass and tarmac pathways but is mainly flat.

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 event site is located on Palm Bay Green, on the large grass area adjacent to the Palm Bay Cafe.

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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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