Brighton Race for Life 2019 - everything you need to know

Race for Life  (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-170619-094448008
Race for Life (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-170619-094448008

A sea of pink will fill Brighton’s Stanmer Park in June when the annual Race for Life gets underway.

With 5k, 10k and pretty muddy versions of the fundraiser for Cancer Research UK all taking place there is plenty of options for fundraisers to choose from.

And for the first time men are able to take part!

What is it? Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer.

When? The standard 10k and 5k will take part on the morning of June 30, 2019 while the Pretty Muddy versions (including a children’s one) will take place on the morning of June 29, 2019. You must be 13 or over to take part in the adult’s version.

Where? Stanmer Park, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN1 9SE

How much? Adults cost £14.99 or £19.99 (depending on the event) while children cost £10. Under 6s can enter for free with no registration needed for the 5k and 10k.

What is Pretty Muddy? This is a muddy obstacle course where participants can scramble over the A-frame, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends. All children taking part must be at least 1.2m tall on day of event.

Where is the meeting point? The meeting point is the middle of Stanmer Park. Aim to arrive one hour before the start time of your race.

What is the course like? The Brighton route goes along the paths of Stanmer Park, with a few inclines to challenge you and create a great sense of achievement.

How to enter? Visit https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/ to enter.

How to get to Stanmer Park:

By car - There is car parking in Stanmer Park and at the university

Train - The nearest railway station is Falmer Station.

Bus - Catch the 78 - Brighton - Stanmer Park

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