Brighouse Park Run

Brighouse Park Run

Brighouse Park Run takes place in Wellholme Park every Saturday at 9am. If you’re interesting in joining, please register.

What is Parkrun?

  • Parkrun is a series of freecommunity-oriented 5-kilometer (5K) runs.
  • These events happen every Saturday morning in various locations – even Brighouse!
  • The concept originated in in 2004 as the Bushy Park Time Trial and has since expanded to 2,000 locations in 23 different countries across five continents.
  • Over six million people have participated in parkruns worldwide.

Who Can Participate?

  • Everybody! Parkrun is open to all, regardless of age or ability. There is a junior Park Run in Brighouse, details can be found at our Events page.
  • Whether you’re a seasoned runner, a beginner, a wheelchair user, or someone pushing a stroller, you’re welcome.
  • It’s not just about running; you can also walk or even stroll the 5K route.

How Does It Work?

  • Register on the parkrun website.
  • At the starting line, organizers will go over safety procedures and announcements.
  • The route is clearly marked, so no need to study maps beforehand.
  • If you want your time recorded, register on the website (only once). You’ll receive an individualized barcode to bring to the event.

So, whether you’re chasing a personal best or simply enjoying the outdoors, parkrun offers a friendly and inclusive environment for everyone. Lace up those trainers and join the fun! 🏃‍♀️🌳🌞

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