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The world’s largest and best Inflatable 5k has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better! Tackling 32 gigantic obstacles on the 5k distance, combined with five pumping music zones to motivate you around the course, this years Inflatable 5k is the most epic yet! With four different distances - 2.5k, 5k, 10k, 15k - to choose from, the whole family can take part!
Parking is £5 per car, please have the exact change ready for the parking marshals.
Event day logistics
The Inflatable 5k is welcome and open to children between 5 – 15 years old. All children under the age of 16 years must run with a participating adult (3:1 child: adult) ratio.
E-Tickets will be sent to participants 1-2 weeks before the event along with pre-event information which will be accessible via a clickable link.
As participants no longer receive their race packs/running bibs prior to the event date, they will now have their QR/E-ticket scanned at the event. They will be able to write down emergency contact details at the event centre. The helpdesk is now mainly for missing participant details, on-the-day purchases and any other enquiries.
On peak timings as follows for 2.5k, 5k, 10k and 15k – 09:00am, 09:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am at a charge of £1.90 per person.
*Please note: Any participants doing 10k or 15k can only run at PEAK times, due to the duration it will take them to complete the course.
Off peak timings as follows for 2.5k and 5k ONLY - 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 13:00pm, 13:30pm
*Certain events may have further afternoon slots
Groups of 4+ participants will receive 10% off their group booking, 10+ participants will receive 15% off their booking and for group bookings 20+ you can contact the UK Running Events booking team directly through email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes before your start time.
Spectators will be allowed on-site during the event in the designated spectator area.
How do I enter a group at the Inflatable 5k?
Use the form found on the event page to add each member of your team to the cart. The group discount will be automatically applied to each entry when you have four or more runners in your cart
Is the Inflatable 5k a race?
The Inflatable 5k is not a race. This is all about having fun & taking part with friends & family.
What should I wear to the Inflatable 5k?
Want to get dressed up for the run? Go for it! UK Running Events would recommend light running clothing, including a long sleeved top and good running shoes. A rain jacket is also a good idea if there are wet conditions on the day.
Can I bring my friends and family to watch the Inflatable 5k?
Yes, but why not encourage them to enter and give it a go?! Please do also share a car if possible as parking may be limited at the venue.
Is there parking available at the Inflatable 5k?
Parking is charged £5 per car, please have change ready for the parking marshals.
Can I skip sections on the course at the Inflatable 5k?
Yes, if you don't feel like doing a particular obstacle, just walk around it.
Where do I collect my pre-ordered merchandise for the Inflatable 5k?
Merchandise must be collected on the event day from the merchandise tent.
Is there an age limit at the Inflatable 5k?
The inflatable 5k is open for ages 5 and up. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult at all times (max 3 children per 1 adult).
Can you buy a ticket on the day at the Inflatable 5k?
Yes. On the day entries are available and are subject to on the day pricing.
What is included in my entry for the Inflatable 5k?
The entry pack (sent in the post or you can collect on the day) includes your stick on bib number. At the finish everyone gets a medal, running socks, multifunctional headscarf and an eat natural bar.
Will I receive any additional information before the Inflatable 5k?
Yes, UK Running Events will send out a pre-event information pack via e-mail one week before the event. This will include confirmation of your entry, direction maps with parking and venue details, & your start time.
Can I leave my bag somewhere while I take part in the Inflatable 5k?
Yes, there will be a bag drop at the event centre which costs £3 per bag.
Are dogs allowed at the Inflatable 5k?
Sorry, dogs are not allowed at the events. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are permitted.
I am pregnant, can I run in the Inflatable 5k?
The organisers would advise against it, however, it is your responsibility to contact a medical professional regarding this.
We are a charity, do you offer discounts?
Yes, discounts are available. Please contact the organiser for full information.
Is water provided on the course at the Inflatable 5k?
Yes, the event has a water station approximately halfway around the course.
Can I wear a gopro at the Inflatable 5k?
You are able to wear an action camera, yes. It is your own responsibility to keep this safe and undamaged.
What is FlexiWave?
The FlexiWave option offers any wave entry, selected by the organiser. Everyone in the same booking will be assigned the same wave time. This will be chosen for you one to two weeks before event day.
I can no longer attend, can I amend my booking?
You can transfer you booking to another person up to two weeks prior to the event, there is a £5 administration fee for this.
Can I run with a group of friends at the Inflatable 5k?
Yes, please make sure you all enter the same start wave.
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