Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world.

They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; we welcome you all.

Park runs operate locally at

  • Whitley Bay

  • Rising Sun

If you're interested in signing up to run at an existing park run event, or you fancy starting an event where you live

Please visit the park run website to find out more and register

Please note park run is supported online and does not have a direct telephone number or e-mail address - please use their website where you will find all the information you require and can make enquires through an e-mail portal