Sunrise City 5k Leicester
Starting in Victoria Park, the route takes you down the beautiful New Walk into the city centre. You then take in famous landmarks such as the clock tower and the cathedral before returning up New Walk and back to the finish.Our official charity for Leicester is Vista. More info can be found in the official charity tab below.
Fri, 9 Jul 2021
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Granville Rd, Leicester LE1 7RY, UK
Fri, 9 Jul 2021
Here's what races are available for Sunrise City 5k Leicester
Please note that Sunrise City is different to your normal running event. We don’t close roads, there are no barriers and the event isn’t timed. We have some traffic management in place to help with key crossings, so please ensure that you cross at the designated points.
We appreciate that when you’re out running, you don’t like to stop, but please be aware of everything around you and don’t expect vehicles or other path users to get out of your way. If you need to stop to remain safe, please do so
All entrants receive a technical t-shirt and a medal for taking part in the event
How to get there
Granville Rd, Leicester LE1 7RY, UKGet full directions
The event starts and finishes in front of the War Memorial in Victoria Park.
With this being a very early start, public transport will be intermittent depending on where you are coming in from. Please check local bus timetables.
If you are driving to the event, then Victoria Park Car Park will be open. This is approximately a 200 metre walk from the start. Alternative parking is also available at the NCP on East Street.
Please note that normal parking fees apply
Event day logistics
Sunrise City is a 5k run or walk that takes place at the unusual time of 5.30am on a Friday morning in the summer.
If you have already collected your t-shirt then you have everything you need. Just gather near the War Memorial and you’ll be led to the start line when it’s time to run.
If you do need to collect a shirt or would like to register on the day, then please visit registration which is located near the War Memorial and our team will look after you.
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Sunrise City is a 5k run or walk that takes place at the unusual time of 5.30am on a Friday morning in the summer. But more than that, it is a community that is growing, with more and more people joining the Purple Movement and adding a wave of colour to their city streets when nobody is expecting it.
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