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Read more › News - 14th June 2021

Statement in response to Roadmap announcement

Following the announcement this evening from the Prime Minister, confirming a delay to Step 4 of the Roadmap until Monday 19 July 2021, it is now our intention that 5k events in England will restart on Saturday 24 July.   A huge amount of work has been done in recent weeks to ensure we have…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2021

UK update – 11 June

As we move through the reopening process for parkrun and junior parkrun, we are publishing a UK-specific update every Friday to keep ambassadors, event teams, parkrun communities, and landowners informed on our progress.    5k in England   Earlier today we made the announcement that we now have enough permissions in place for 5k events…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2021

An open letter to landowners

Today we announced that 5k parkruns are now set to return across England. We also wrote a letter to all landowners who have given us permission, which you can read here.   Dear landowner,   Thank you to everyone who has supported the return of parkrun events across England.   With landowner permission for over…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2021

parkrun set to return in England

We are delighted to announce that more than 500 events have full landowner permission to return, which means we now have enough permissions to confirm a restart date for 5k parkrun in England on Saturday 26 June.   This is subject to the Government communication on Monday 14 June, after which we will make a…

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Read more › News - 4th June 2021

UK update – 4 June

As we move through the reopening process for parkrun and junior parkrun, we are publishing a UK-specific update every Friday to keep ambassadors, event teams, parkrun communities, and landowners informed on our progress.    5k in England   We continue to make progress with regards to achieving landowner permissions for our 5k events to return…

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Read more › News - 3rd June 2021

COVID-19 FAQs

In response to a number of questions we have been receiving about the return of parkrun in England, and in order to try and provide as much transparency and clarity as possible, we’ve put together the following FAQ.    We’ll be updating this list over the coming weeks.   Does every individual event have its…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 28th May 2021

UK update – 28 May

As we move through the reopening process for parkrun and junior parkrun, we are publishing a UK-specific update every Friday to keep ambassadors, event teams, parkrun communities, and landowners informed on our progress.   5k in England   Last Friday, we sadly announced that we would need to delay the restart of 5k events in…

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Read more › News - 26th May 2021

The reopening of parkrun across the UK

With a new date announced for the return of 5k events in England, and significant progress being made across the rest of the home nations, we provide an update on the restart situation for the whole of the UK.   On Friday 21 May, we sadly announced that we would need to delay the restart…

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Read more › News - 21st May 2021

UK update – 21 May

As we move through the reopening process for parkrun and junior parkrun, we are publishing a UK-specific update every Friday to keep ambassadors, event teams, parkrun communities, and landowners informed on our progress.    5k in England   We announced earlier this morning that, unfortunately, we have delayed the planned return of 5k events in…

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Read more › Press - 21st May 2021

parkrun to delay restart of 5k events in England

Today parkrun UK has announced that it has been forced to delay the planned reopening of 5k events in England on Saturday 5 June.   Although more than 250 events do have landowner permission to return, this falls far short of the critical mass needed to prevent overwhelming those that have been given the go…

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