How many K is the Race for Life?

Five kilometres
Routes that everyone can enjoy Five kilometres is just over three miles, or about the same length as a walk with the dog, a spot of sightseeing or a shopping trip. This accessible distance is what makes Race for Life the perfect event to take part in with your friends and family.

How much is the entry fee for Race for Life?

About Race for Life The entry fee is £14.99 for adults and £10 for girls under 16. This covers the costs of staging the event series and means that money raised in sponsorship can go to help beat cancer. Race for Life raises money that goes towards beating over 200 types of cancer affecting both men and women.

How old do you have to be to run the Race for Life?

6 years old
You must be aged at least 6 years old to take part in the Event. 2. If you are under the age of 18, you must have the permission of your parent or legal guardian before registering to take part in the Event.

Do you get a medal for Race for Life 5k?

Each nickel plated medal features the iconic Race for Life 2020 branding with a high shine polished finish. The medals are available free of charge but during the checkout process you will have the opportunity to make a donation if you wish to do so.

How long should it take to run 5km?

Everyday runners can aim to complete a mile in about 9 to 12 minutes. This means you’ll finish a 5K in about 28 to 37 minutes. Walkers can expect to complete a mile in about 15 to 20 minutes. Walking at a brisk pace should enable you to finish a 5K at around the hour mark.

Can a man enter the race for life?

Who can take part in the Race for Life? The Race for Life is open to everyone, no matter their fitness level, background, or gender.

What is Run for Life?

To run as fast as one possibly can, as if (or because) one is in a dangerous or grave situation. We ran for our lives when we heard that a lion had escaped from its cage. I ran for my life trying to get to the train on time, but it began pulling away just as I got to the platform.

What is a good time to run a 5K for a beginner?

For a beginner, completing a 5K run in 30mins is very good going.” The average time is between 30 to 40 minutes for a relative newbie. However, he’s keen to stress, this is very much an end target for a beginner and not a goal for your first run.

Why do people do the race for Life 5K?

This is a 5k like no other. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. To come together. To raise money. To beat cancer. The Race for Life 5k is a series of routes around the country that give people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities the chance to come together and show cancer who’s boss.

Are there races for life in the UK?

They’re not races, or runs, and everyone wins the Race for Life (except cancer). With more than 150 Race for Life 5k events across the UK, you won’t need to travel too far to find one.

Is the race for life a competitive event?

The Race for Life is a totally non-competitive, pressure-free event that people of all ages and abilities take part in. We recommend our 5k events to anyone who hasn’t taken part before, but if you’d prefer a 10k event then we’d love to have you on board.

Where does the race for life take place?

A company limited by guarantee. Registered company in England and Wales (4325234) and the Isle of Man (5713F). Registered address: Cancer Research UK, 2 Redman Place, London, E20 1JQ. You can contact the Race for Life team by calling 0300 123 0770.

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