Parkrun

Parkrun is a free timed 5k run held weekly in over 390 locations in the UK.  There are currently 12 parkrun’s in Hampshire.  Parkrun is free to enter but you must register in advance and print off your personal barcode which you’ll need for your result to be registered online.

Ordnance Survey Runners are a registered club on Parkrun, so if you work at OS and want to represent us, click here to find out how to make OS Runners your club on the Parkrun database.

Parkrun is at 9am every Saturday (as well as Christmas Day and New Years Day for most parkrun venues – see the Christmas Compendium page for details).

Parkrun is open to all ages but children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times during the run.  All abilities are welcome as well as runners with dogs or buggies.

Here is a great video from the Southampton Common parkrun to give you an idea of what to expect.

The local parkrun’s are…

Southampton Common

Fleming Park (Eastleigh)

Netley Abbey

North Walls Recreation Ground (Winchester)

Brockenhurst

Moors Valley

If you have a child aged between 4 and 14 there is also a Junior Parkrun at Riverside Park in Bitterne which happens every Sunday at 9am and is a 2k run.

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