About Us

Chipping Sodbury parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:00am in The Ridings, Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, BS37 6BQ. It is not a race against other runners, but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be, whether that's for fun or as part of a training plan.

It offers an opportunity for all the local community, male or female, young or old, to come together on a regular basis to enjoy this beautiful park and get physically active into the bargain. We want to encourage people to jog or run together irrespective of their ability – this event is truly open to all and best of all it really is FREE!

Taking part is easy – just register before your first ever parkrun. The great thing is that you only ever need to do this once! Then just set your alarm for Saturday morning and get yourself there!

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Chipping Sodbury Town Football Club clubhouse. Refreshments are provided by volunteers from Chipping Sodbury Football club - please come and join us! Maybe swap stories about your run that day, chat to other runners over a cup of tea or coffee and just be an important part of this new running community.

So whether you are a complete novice looking to get yourself started on your own "running journey" or a seasoned athlete wanting to use this as a part of your training schedule, you’re welcome to come along and join us.

  • South Gloucestershire Council: South Gloucestershire Council provided local funding and is pleased to support Chipping Sodbury parkrun. It really has never been easier to take up running for health, fitness and enjoyment. And this is made possible by the growing number of parkrun volunteers who give up their time week in week out, come rain, hail or shine.

  • Chipping Sodbury Town Trust: Chipping Sodbury Town Trust, as landowner, is pleased to welcome Chipping Sodbury parkrun to The Ridings.

    Your donation could be used for the anniversary event, the annual prize giving, replacing worn equipment or for improving your parkrun.

    For donations prior to 1 Febraury 2017, 85% was allocated to the event and the remaining 15% to the New Event Fund.

    parkrun is completely open about all donations. All donations to this event (and withdrawals that the event teams makes) will be published below. You can also view all donations in this country here

    parkrun UK is a not-for-profit organisation.


    Donation DateNameRecipientDonationContribution to EventContribution to New Event FundNote
    2019-02-05Sheila TurnerChipping Sodbury£200.00£200.00£0.00
    2019-01-24SensientChipping Sodbury£18.31£18.31£0.00Donation
    2018-12-22Joy FussellChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2018-12-03Paul JonesChipping Sodbury£25.00£25.00£0.00
    2018-12-02Helen SmithChipping Sodbury£25.00£25.00£0.00
    2018-12-02Jeff HardyChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2018-11-25John FrancksenChipping Sodbury£3.00£3.00£0.00
    2018-11-07WaitroseChipping Sodbury£500.00£500.00£0.00Donation
    2018-06-16E P BryantChipping Sodbury£43.00£43.00£0.00
    2018-04-26Jane JenkinsChipping Sodbury£25.00£25.00£0.00
    2018-03-31michael ridenChipping Sodbury£100.00£100.00£0.00To celebrate my 100th parkrun
    2018-03-29The Great Run CompanyChipping Sodbury£45.00£45.00£0.00For provision of volunteers at Bristol Half Marathon
    2017-12-09Andrew FooteChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-10-13Helen SmithChipping Sodbury£40.00£40.00£0.00
    2017-05-27Annette MackieChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-26Tracy WatsonChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-26Leanne FareChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-26Colin HareChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-25lorraine NorrisChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Gavin StartChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00Donation towards a new scanner
    2017-05-24Betty ManserChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Lynne PrettyChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Robertson StewartChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00For a new scanner
    2017-05-24Wendy BiggsChipping Sodbury£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2017-05-24mark welsfordChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Kirsty PageChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Andy BellChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00Towards a new Gromit
    2017-05-24Sarah FurlongChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Christine LovellChipping Sodbury£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2017-05-24george clarkeChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00Donation for new scanner
    2017-05-24Helen DurnfordChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Joy FussellChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00Donation towards a new scanner in appreciation of the opportunity to participate in Parkrun week by week. Thank you.
    2017-05-24Garry StricklandChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00Donation towards new scanner, thank you to all at CS parkrun :-)
    2017-05-24robert webbChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Jeff HardyChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Carol HicksChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Kathryn EdgingtonChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Richard HunsleyChipping Sodbury£25.00£25.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Stephen ChandlerChipping Sodbury£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2017-05-24Dan AdamsChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-24stefan hornChipping Sodbury£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-03-20Catherine StuartChipping Sodbury£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-03-19Helen SmithChipping Sodbury£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2016-04-07Beverley RidenChipping Sodbury£50.00£42.50£7.50
    2016-01-23Nick WhiteChipping Sodbury£25.00£21.25£3.75
    2016-01-16John FrancksenChipping Sodbury£10.00£8.50£1.50From James for bibs
    2015-10-10John FrancksenChipping Sodbury£20.00£17.00£3.00
    2015-07-30Alison WoodsChipping Sodbury£200.00£170.00£30.00For the wonderful Chipping Sodbury Park Run and all the work you do to promote keeping fit and running.
    2015-05-05Lynne FrancksenChipping Sodbury£20.00£17.00£3.00
    2015-02-04Nicola LewtonChipping Sodbury£25.00£21.25£3.75
    2015-02-02Marie MartinChipping Sodbury£20.00£17.00£3.00
    2015-01-22Nick WhiteChipping Sodbury£25.00£21.25£3.75
    2015-01-17Kate BallChipping Sodbury£25.00£21.25£3.75Great first year at Chipping Sodbury
    2015-01-17Lizzie KeatesChipping Sodbury£5.00£4.25£0.75
    2015-01-16Allix McKilloppChipping Sodbury£50.00£42.50£7.50


    Withdrawal DateEventAmountNote
    2016-04-11Chipping Sodbury£80.00parkrun flag
    2016-07-08Chipping Sodbury£51.53Tools to maintain paths
    2016-07-15Chipping Sodbury£4.48Clown horn
    2016-07-22Chipping Sodbury£75.432nd birthday celebrations
    2016-08-12Chipping Sodbury£10.75Velcro and photos for notice board
    2016-11-21Chipping Sodbury£35.00New stopwatch
    2017-03-23Chipping Sodbury£65.65Shields/engraving
    2017-03-23Chipping Sodbury£15.96Signs
    2017-05-31Chipping Sodbury£120.00Kit
    2017-05-26Chipping Sodbury£17.50VI bins
    2017-06-19Chipping Sodbury£39.99Lead for laptop
    2017-08-08Chipping Sodbury£29.14Token sorting board
    2018-01-29Chipping Sodbury£119.99Radios
    2018-07-17Chipping Sodbury£220.00Lock replacement
    2018-09-21Chipping Sodbury£35.00New stopwatch
    2018-12-04Chipping Sodbury£416.67Gazebo
    2019-01-18Chipping Sodbury£15.00parkrun Selfie Frame
    2019-01-29Chipping Sodbury£113.00Gazebo weights and vest printing