About Us

Alness parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for participants of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:30am in Crawl Park, High Street, Alness IV17 0QW. 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, regardless of age or gender, 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 run, jog or walk 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 Cafe Picante - please come and join us! Maybe swap stories about your run that day, chat to other parkrunners over a cup of tea or coffee and just be an important part of this new 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.

  • Highland Council:

  • Alness Community Council:

  • Alness Angling Club:

  • Dalmore Distillery:

  • Jogscotland Alness:

    Your donation will be wisely spent by the event team (as custodians of the local purse) on the upkeep of our parkrun.

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

    We are unable to accept donations to events that are made via third party employer contribution schemes or any form of cashback schemes.

    We no longer accept cheques for event donations. The only way for individuals to contribute to an event pot is by donating directly through the PayPal link on this page.

    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
    2020-08-14john scottAlness£250.00£250.00£0.00From John Scott Carpet Cleaner
    2018-12-13Global EnergyAlness£250.00£250.00£0.00Donation
    2017-02-21Alness Community CouncilAlness£100.00£100.00£0.00Start up donation
    2017-02-21The Highland CouncilAlness£100.00£100.00£0.00Start up donation


    Withdrawal DateEventAmountNote
    2017-11-20Alness£4.17Bungee cords
    2017-11-20Alness£10.44Marker cones
    2017-11-20Alness£2.84Visitor book
    2018-04-13Alness£29.15First aid kit items
    2018-05-09Alness£11.24Carry box
    2018-06-14Alness£24.28Fancy dress and fruit for NHS70
    2019-03-20Alness£33.97Walkie talkies and batteries
    2019-03-27Alness£15.00parkrun Selfie Frame
    2019-04-11Alness£8.86Numbers for 50 and 100 runs
    2019-05-09Alness£42.50Pacer bibs
    2019-09-26Alness£20.82Fancy dress for 100th parkrun
    2019-09-26Alness£20.82Fancy dress for 100th parkrun
    2019-11-12Alness£8.00Waterproof phone cases
    2022-04-05Alness£16.50First aid kit top ups