Unfortunately, we have had to cancel Northampton parkrun on Saturday 3rd March.

The paths around the racecourse look slippery already and it's forecast to get worse. Also we don't feel that it's fair for us to ask the volunteers to stand outside for over an hour in below freezing temperatures with added windchill.

Sorry parkrunners but your safety comes first. Hopefully see you on the 10th.

Stay warm and safe.

Kind regards
Northampton parkrun team


300th Parkrun at Northampton!

Northampton parkrun
Event number 300
27th January 2018

This week 703 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 73 were first timers and 90 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 29 different clubs took part.

The event was made possible by 31 volunteers:

Laura A R SMITH • Alison POSTLETHWAITE • Laura BURTON • Charlotte YARKER • Dan GOSLING • Susan LANGTON • Leigh BARKER • Mary Rebecca PEARSON • Fred MAHONY • Bryan LEWIN • Peter DIXON • Amanda CONROY • James CUSHING • Alastair RAPLEY • Chris LAMB • Gerald BILLIS • Michelle LEWIS • Lizzie TIMMINS • Gemma BARRIE • Kit WILLIAMS • Esme CUSHING • Karen SHAKESPEARE • Matt BUSHELL • Sharon CONQUER • Donna EALES • David BUTLER • Louise FULLER • Luke BROUGH • Tim BULLARD • Georgina SMITH • Rachel ILSLEY

Today's full results and a complete event history can be found on the Northampton parkrun Results Page.

The male record is held by Andrew BADDELEY who recorded a time of 14:52 on 16th April 2016 (event number 207).
The female record is held by Emily WAUGH who recorded a time of 17:14 on 8th July 2017 (event number 270).
The Age Grade course record is held by Angela COPSON who recorded 105.64% (20:24) on 25th April 2015 (event number 156).

Northampton parkrun started on 5th May 2012. Since then 11,148 participants have completed 91,900 parkruns covering a total distance of 459,500 km, including 17,465 new Personal Bests.


Northampton parkrun 2017

Just a few stats from Northampton parkrun in 2017.
Thanks to all volunteers who help us make this event happen each and every week!
This year, we had:
52 Events at Northampton
26,515 parkruns completed (which translates to 132,575 km!!)
610 is the new record attendance (9th September)
473 is our new Christmas Day record attendance!
510 is our average weekly number of runners
25 is our average weekly number of volunteers
9 age category records were set, one of which was on Christmas Day by Carole James!
15:36 was the fastest time of the year, by Joshua Lay on 5th August
17:14 was the new female course record set by Emily Waugh on 8th July

Christmas Parkrun 2017

We will be hosting a Christmas Day parkrun at 9am with Mark as your RD. As ever we rely on lots of you volunteering to make this a safe and fun festive pre over indulgence parkrun. Fancy dress is as ever strongly recommended.

If you won't be in Northampton on Christmas day, check here nearer the time for local parkruns that will be hosting a Christmas day parkrun!

We will also be hosting a New Year's Day parkrun at 9am with Lizzie and Hattie as your RDs. However if you can't quite make it that early on New Year's Day, or if you're looking to run a double parkrun to start your year, make sure to check the above link for other parkruns which will be running at slightly later times!


Northampton parkrun 251- 18th February 2017- the busiest one yet!

Mark and crew did a semi miraculous job today, where did you all come from? When you look at the results you will see that every result from position 518 will have a time of 52 minutes- we know this is just a starting point! Technical issues meant we were unable to take times from this point onwards. So:

  • if you finished in position 518- 545 please accept out apologies
  • if you finished in position 518-545 and have an accurate time of your run please email it too us no later than Wednesday 22.2.17
  • we will take all these times and improve all the results around them by Friday
  • if you do not want a time at all let us know and we will make you an unknown in the results
  • full cash refunds on your entry will be available ;)
  • if you haven't done so before, we would love you to volunteer so you can experience what goes into making Northampton parkrun each week
  • we do have a solution for next time......

Happy Running

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