International Women’s Day special parkrun – Saturday 7 March 2020

parkrun is celebrating International Women’s Day and Basingstoke parkrun is joining in by organising a special parkrun the day before, on Saturday 7 March 2020.

We will release more details nearer the time but, for now:

  • Put the date in your diary!
  • We are aiming for a record participation of girls and women both as runners and volunteers on the day.  You can already share your interest in helping on the day by e-mailing us at with the role you would like to do (please include your parkrunID / barcode number - in the form of A12345678). A list of roles can be found here: (nearly all roles require no prior experience)
  • Keep a look out on this page for more details, as well as our Twitter ( and Facebook ( And, if you're not already signed-up, why not opt-in to our Basingstoke parkrun volunteer email list where you can hear about other opportunities?

In England, #IWDparkrun will also be supported by "This Girl Can", a campaign created by parkrun partner Sport England.

Thank you in advance - your Basingstoke parkrun core team