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Beating Prostate Cancer Together

Race For Men is a family festival sporting event hosted in the picturesque city of Salisbury.

A multi-distance running event for professional and novice runners, a mixed 5-a-side football competition, live music, family entertainment, delicious food, and a licensed bar. This year’s event is on Sunday, 26th May.

PROSTATE CANCER STATISTICS (CANCER RESEARCH UK)
All statistics are taken from Cancer Research UK 2013-2019. Cases stated as yearly 2016-2018 average, survival past 10 years 2013 – 2017, and deaths 2017-2019.

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MEN DIAGNOSED IN THE UK

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MEN DIAGNOSED LIVE 10+ YRS

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A day to remember, forever.

The Race For Men family festival has something for everyone. Whether you are running or supporting, you can make a difference.

A run for all

Choose between a multi-terrain chip-timed half marathon, 10k, brand new 5k, or 3k fun run and make your way through the stunning Wiltshire countryside.

Kick back and relax

Runners and supporters return to Hudson's field for an afternoon of 5-a-side football, live music, family entertainment, delicious food, and licenced bars.

Your fundraising is impactful

Over the past six events, Race For Men has raised £54,302 for the Stars Appeal Prostate Cancer and Urology fund, and this year we are working towards breaking £100K.

Beating Prostate Cancer together.

Through sports, music, and entertainment, Race For Men aims to increase the awareness of prostate and testicular cancer amongst men whilst raising money for related services in Salisbury.

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Raised to date

Background.

We created Race For Men shortly after our father was diagnosed with prostate cancer. His early diagnosis and amazing treatment gave him the all-clear. This is why Race For Men stays dear to our hearts.

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Race For Men is a multi-terrain race with a Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and 3k fun run/walk.

Held at Hudson’s Field Salisbury to the North of the City: the route consists of 50% pavement/road section and then 50% off Road/Trails from Stonehenge – culminating in visiting historic Old Sarum Hill Fort and from the southern ancient ramparts, where there are fine views of the City of New Sarum, which in 2022 is 803 years after the new Cathedral moved from Old Sarum.

Early bird sign up for 2024

Sign up now for the limited-time offer!

Race For Men Through The Years

Click Below To See Videos From Our Previous Events

Race For Men 2023 1:24

Sunshine and smiles in 2023!

Race For Men 2022 1:31

Highlights from the 2022 Race For Men. What a day!

Race For Men 2019 1:30

2019 was the biggest and best Race For Men to date! Check the action!

Race For Men 2018 1:55

2018 was incredible! Relive the magic now!

Race For Men 2016  1:55

Highlights from the 2016 Race For Men. Different year, same passion!

Race For Men 2015 3:01

The first-ever Race for Men in Salisbury!

Five-a-side Football

at Race For Men

Our five-a-side tournament features 12 teams competing in two groups of six. This format guarantees each team a minimum of five games, providing ample opportunity to showcase their skills. With two pitches available, the tournament is estimated to last three hours, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy other activities throughout the day.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the semifinals, with the possibility of reaching the final. Matches are set for a duration of 7 minutes, with the final match lasting 10 minutes.

Participating in the tournament costs only £70 per team, making it a fantastic value for a fun-filled day of soccer. Don't miss out on the chance to compete with friends in this exciting event.

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Family Fun Day

at Race For Men

Join us for a day of family fun and entertainment on May 26th at Hudson's Field, Salisbury. We'll be showcasing alongside the Race For Men running event, so there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Come and enjoy our brand new Super Car event in partnership with Lord Pembroke and Wilton Wake Up.

The main stage will feature live performances from a lineup of talented musicians. So, you can dance the day away to some great tunes and soak up the lively atmosphere.

For sports enthusiasts, we have a five-a-side football competition, perfect for showcasing your skills and competitive spirit and don’t forget Our first ever Crazy Golf course will be available to play.

Alternatively, if you prefer something a little more relaxed, our inflatable castle and assault course will provide endless hours of entertainment for both children and adults alike.

If you're feeling creative, our face painting station is the perfect place to let your imagination run wild, with talented artists on hand to help bring your designs to life.

And, of course, no event is complete without some delicious food and drink. Our licensed bar, provided by Dave Hancock and the Immersive Group, will be serving up refreshing beverages and tasty snacks, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the festivities.

We're also proud to support the Stars Appeal Prostate Fund, and there will be donation buckets on site for anyone who would like to contribute to this fantastic cause.

So, gather your family and friends and join us for a day of fun-filled activities and entertainment. We can't wait to see you there!

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Frequently asked questions

When is Race For Men 2024?

Race For Men is on 26/05/2024.

Registration and number collection open at 8:30 am.

The race start times are as follows:

21K10:00 am
10K10:45 am
5K and 3K11:00 am

What's the entry fee?

A mixture of prices that depend on age and the race you run. The most you’ll pay is £26 for individual adult runners, and the lowest is £10 for child walkers. You can find more information on the booking page.

Can I get a T-shirt?

Yes! Our online shop coming soon. If it’s not live by the time you sign up, go ahead and sign up, and you’ll be the first to know about the shop launch via email.

When Will I Receive My Entry Pack?

You will receive a confirmation of entry/receipt shortly after submitting your application and receive final race day details during the second week of May 2024. For example, how to collect your bib number and any merchandise ordered from the website.

Those entering after the second week of May will receive joining instructions by the return of each entry.

Those entering within the week prior to the event may be charged a late entry fee and will collect their race bib and items on the morning of the event.

Thank you to our 2024 official sponsor:

Renewable Energy Specialists covering the South of England and Wales. Solar PV, Batteries, Heat Pumps, EV Chargers.

Their commitment to sustainable energy aligns perfectly with our mission to promote health and wellness for a better future. Together, we’re powering progress and making a difference one step at a time. 🌿♻️

We're here to help

Do you have questions? Do you know of an amazing service that could team up with Race For Men on race day? Such as massage, drinks, or treats. Or would you like to offer support by sponsoring all or part of the event? Let us know below*, and we’ll be in touch quicker than you can say, “ready, set, and off you trot.”

    *Please note that applying via this form does not guarantee a booking. Race for Men will review all applications to ensure suitability. Race for Men will confirm if your application has been successful, and a team member will respond to the listed contact with further steps. If you don’t hear back from Race for Men, you will have been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of interest in our event, we regret we cannot provide feedback on individual applications.

    Great event and well organised, really enjoyed the day. Great warm-up too!! Thank you all!

    Andy BudgellRace For Men Applicant

    Thank you for another great event and day. Congratulations to all the team. See you next year. 👏👏

    Ian GregoryRace For Men Applicant

    Really enjoyed my first Race for Men. Brilliant event 👏

    Graham DonnachieRace For Men Applicant