About Us

South Oxhey parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:00am in South Oxhey Playing Fields, Green Lane, Watford, WD19 4LT. 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 at our Cafe2U van at the finish line - 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.


  • Pavilion : Pavilion is an old and attractive building leading onto the park and sports field, which has recently undergone a major refurbishment. The pub is split into three sections, with a superb indoor play building available for young children under 3 feet 5 inches tall, which includes an array of playing equipment. There is a free outside play area for older children, a large garden with picnic tables, and lots of room inside for when the weather is cold.

  • Three Rivers District Council: Three Rivers offers an ideal mixture of beautiful countryside, excellent leisure facilities, historic buildings, purpose built offices and well located parks and public open spaces. ?The District has large areas of attractive open countryside, much of it Green Belt. The District Council was established in 1974 by combining the former Urban Districts of Rickmansworth and Chorleywood with part of the Rural District of Watford.

  • Herts Sports Partnership: The Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership is an award winning organisation that was established in 2003. It is one of the 45 County Sport Partnerships in England that were created as part of the long-term plan for delivering sport across the nation. Known as HSP, the Partnership is led by an executive board of voluntary representatives and has a core team of full and part-time professionals all of whom are passionate about the work carried out by the Partnership.


    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.

    Donations

    Donation DateNameRecipientDonationContribution to EventContribution to New Event FundNote
    2018-12-08Daniel ConnollySouth Oxhey£5.00£5.00£0.00Thank you for the coffee and chocolate hobnobs today. We had a great parkrun with you.
    2018-12-01A LumleySouth Oxhey£25.00£25.00£0.00for the water boiler, tea and coffee fund
    2018-12-01Michael AntunesSouth Oxhey£20.00£20.00£0.00To keep coffee and tea coming thanks guys
    2018-11-27Michelle AshwellSouth Oxhey£10.00£10.00£0.00For Berco water boiler
    2018-11-26Martin DeanSouth Oxhey£20.00£20.00£0.00Berco Water Boiler Fund
    2018-11-26Andrew WallsSouth Oxhey£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2018-11-26Peter WrightSouth Oxhey£20.00£20.00£0.00South Oxhey tea boiler fund
    2018-11-25Douglas MilsomSouth Oxhey£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2018-11-24Andrew BeckSouth Oxhey£50.00£50.00£0.00Berco water boiler Fund
    2017-10-16Michelle AshwellSouth Oxhey£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-10-15Hilary CauserSouth Oxhey£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-10-15E A DoultonSouth Oxhey£50.00£50.00£0.00
    2017-10-14Stuart RosewallSouth Oxhey£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-10-14Heulwen DaviesSouth Oxhey£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-08-09W JenningsSouth Oxhey£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-01-20Watford Rural Parish CouncilSouth Oxhey£500.00£425.00£75.00
    2016-12-12Philippa GriffinSouth Oxhey£25.00£21.25£3.75
    2016-12-12Alison MeadSouth Oxhey£100.00£85.00£15.00I hope you never need to use the AED but having watched my Dad die of a cardiac arrest when he was only 46 years old I make this donation in his memory & to give anyone who does need help a better chance of survival
    2016-11-06Gerry BarkerSouth Oxhey£10.00£8.50£1.50
    2016-10-24Paul EmerySouth Oxhey£20.00£17.00£3.00South Oxhey parkrun AED fund
    2016-09-18Douglas MilsomSouth Oxhey£25.00£21.25£3.75AED Fund for South Oxhey parkrun.
    2016-01-05Douglas MilsomSouth Oxhey£10.00£8.50£1.50Home parkrun is South Oxhey
    2015-06-13Alison MeadSouth Oxhey£5.00£4.25£0.75

    Withdrawals

    Withdrawal DateEventAmountNote
    2017-01-20South Oxhey£674.00HEARTSINE SAMARITAN PAD 360P FULLY AUTOMATIC WITH 1 ADULT PAD PAK
    2017-01-27South Oxhey£-102.00Reimbursement of 15% NEF for AED donations
    2017-11-01South Oxhey£32.16Signs