Use Your Senses 5k Midlands
Walk, jog or run a sensational 2.5k or 5k Guide Dogs family friendly fun run, with 5 Sense Stations around the course, which will surprise your senses.
Get ready to tantalise your taste buds; see an explosion of colourful powder; touch the suds as you take on our foam pit; smell the aroma of the scented bubbles; listen to live music. The events are suitable for people of all ages and abilities
Sign up for free and raise £25 to change the lives of families living with sight loss.
5 km, 2.5 km
A welcome pack with everything you need to help you hit your £25 fundraising target, plus your race number and temporary tattoos
Sensory experiences along the route at our Sense Station
Support from our team of extra noisy cheerers along the way
A unique Use Your Senses 5K medal when you cross the finish line
A fun pre-event warm up in our Event Hub
The chance to meet some of our guide dog puppies in training for a cuddle
The opportunity to visit your nearest Guide Dogs Training School for one of our open days
A bespoke training plan & dedicated support from our Events Team in the lead up to the big day
Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LG
BY ROAD: Stoneleigh Park is located between the M6 and M40 motorways, close to Kenilworth and around 6 miles South of Coventry close to the A46. The Park is accessed from the B4113. Use the postcode CV8 2LG for your Satnav.
BY RAIL: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick and Warwick Parkway rail stations are situated on the main London Marylebone-Birmingham line, whilst Coventry is a regular stop for the Virgin West Coast Mainline.
Follow directional signage to car park 3. There is no specific postcode for this gate but the car park is located on the B4115, which is the same road as Stoneleigh Abbey. The car park entrance is positioned in between the road leading to Stoneleigh Village and the Stoneleigh Abbey entrance. There is a charge of £5 per car for parking.
Key timings for the event are as follows:
10.00 am – Event Hub open
10.30am – Suggested arrival time
10.50 am – Fun warm-up
11.00 am – Use Your Senses 5K participants start
11.10 am – Mini Use Your Senses participants start
1.00pm – Event Hub closes
This event is for the whole family. To ensure everyone is safe, U16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult (18+) and young adults (16-17) must have parent/guardian consent to take part.
This event is a fun run, which is not formally timed.
Due to the nature of the event and Sense Station activities, dogs (including guide dogs) are not able to participate in any part of the event route.
You may take part with a buggy/stroller, but please be aware of the Sense Stations as you may wish to bypass an activity (no foam in your pushchair).
You will receive your welcome pack in the post within 2 weeks of registration. This will include your race numbers, temporary tattoos and fundraising resources.
The route is suitable for wheelchair users.
The Use Your Senses course takes you on a journey through Stoneleigh Park. The route is relatively flat and consists of a pathed terrain.
First-hand event reviews from people who've been there, done that and got the breathable T-shirt, really help everyone choose their next event.
It only takes a few seconds and every month we randomly select someone who has taken the time to write a review and send them a £50 Wiggle voucher.