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About us

Aylestone junior parkrun is a FREE 2km event for junior runners of all standards, which takes place every Sunday at 9:00am in Aylestone Recreation Ground, Knighton Lane East, Leicester, LE2 6UE (opposite Aylestone Leisure Centre). See our home page for more details.

The 2k timed run can be whatever you want it to be, whether for fun or as part of a training plan.

It offers an opportunity for all the family to get involved and come together on a regular basis to enjoy this beautiful park. 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 in advance before your first ever parkrun. Your individual barcode can then be used for this weekly 2k run, or on any of the weekly 5k parkruns around the country.

The junior parkrun is a great way to get involved and introduce yourselves to a sport without any of the normal outside pressures. A great way to improve health, confidence and to enjoy a great location. It can also be part of getting fit for sport for your school or to train for a specific target such as the Mini-Marathon trials, or for a full 5k parkrun distance. In short, you are welcome to come along and have fun.

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
2020-02-10Karen PageAylestone juniors£10.00£10.00£0.00A little something to say thank you, to celebrate my sons 100th parkrun :-)
2019-10-27Gary CarlileAylestone juniors£10.00£10.00£0.00
2019-09-23DAVID RICKETTSAylestone juniors£40.00£40.00£0.00For Birthday Celebration (as I can't bake).
2019-04-04Gavin CampbellAylestone juniors£30.00£30.00£0.00
2018-10-05Gavin CampbellAylestone juniors£10.00£10.00£0.00Received from a member of the public
2016-07-04sarah odomAylestone juniors£5.00£4.25£0.75
2016-03-09Helen KirkAylestone juniors£10.00£8.50£1.50For Aylestone Junior Park Run
2016-03-09Rebecca FairbairnAylestone juniors£5.00£4.25£0.75For aylestone junior parkrun leicester
2016-03-06conrad webbeAylestone juniors£10.00£8.50£1.50For Aylestone Junior parkrun event !


Withdrawal DateEventAmountNote
2019-05-07Aylestone juniors£40.001 set of replacement tokens