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About Us

Carrickfergus parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for participants of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:30am in Amphitheatre Wellness Centre, Prince William Way, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, BT38 7HP. 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 the Pi Café - 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.

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    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
    2020-01-11MR SAMUEL IRWINCarrickfergus£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2019-05-20Nicola IrvineCarrickfergus£100.00£100.00£0.00Please accept this donation on behalf of Seapark Athletics Club.
    2019-05-11Roger IrwinCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2019-01-26Peter JohnstonCarrickfergus£50.00£50.00£0.00
    2017-05-23Vivien DavidsonCarrickfergus£20.00£20.00£0.00Jim Jenkins
    2017-05-23Vivien DavidsonCarrickfergus£1.00£1.00£0.00
    2017-05-08Gary ShieldsCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-06Lisa MontgomeryCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-05-06Peter LockCarrickfergus£25.00£25.00£0.00
    2017-05-06Kerry FairlessCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-05-06Roger IrwinCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00For Carrickfergus parkrun.
    2017-05-05Simon TrimbleCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-05-05JEAN BURTONCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-02Richard HetheringtonCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-05-02Heather KerrCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-05-01Robert GrahamCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00For Carrickfergus Parkrun
    2017-05-01DEREK KANECarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00Carrickfergus Parkrun
    2017-05-01stephen kellyCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-04-30Donna McKeeCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-30Margaret FrewCarrickfergus£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2017-04-30Colin DavisCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-04-30Maeve TaylorCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-30james beckCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-30dale mccaughranCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-30Greg BrownCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-04-30Nicola GourleyCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-30R I DevenneyCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Geraldine KaneCarrickfergus£20.00£20.00£0.00Carrickfergus Parkrun
    2017-04-29ROBERT MURRAYCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29JACQUELINE GORMANCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Yabo LiCarrickfergus£6.00£6.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Andrea McDowellCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Lynda HawthorneCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Catherine SteeleCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Ian ClelandCarrickfergus£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Audrey RoulstonCarrickfergus£1.00£1.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Jianping ZhangCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Karen WaringCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29siobhan DunphyCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29andrew marshallCarrickfergus£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Gary CraigCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Gemma FerrisCarrickfergus£1.00£1.00£0.00
    2017-04-29David PattersonCarrickfergus£2.00£2.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Laura LavertyCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Rebecca TesterCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Chris McCambridgeCarrickfergus£20.00£20.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Alyson RobinsonCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29jonathon bellCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29julie clydeCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29michael ogilbyCarrickfergus£10.00£10.00£0.00
    2017-04-29Kelly HobsonCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2017-04-29claire hamiltonCarrickfergus£2.50£2.50£0.00Parkrun
    2017-04-29Chris DorrianCarrickfergus£2.50£2.50£0.00For the Carrickfergus Parkrun
    2017-04-29Karen PoagCarrickfergus£5.00£5.00£0.00
    2016-08-13Sara JohnstonCarrickfergus£10.00£8.50£1.50
    2014-05-12Robert IrvineCarrickfergus£10.00£8.50£1.50


    Withdrawal DateEventAmountNote
    2017-07-06Carrickfergus£117.82Signs and bibs
    2018-07-16Carrickfergus£136.504th anniversary celebrations
    2019-01-18Carrickfergus£15.00parkrun Selfie Frame
    2019-01-25Carrickfergus£40.001 set of replacement tokens
    2019-02-21Carrickfergus£55.48Anniversary celebrations
    2019-06-14Carrickfergus£13.00Storage box
    2019-08-14Carrickfergus£10.00Quiet Sign(s)
    2019-12-01Carrickfergus£14.99First aid kit top ups, Stationery items (not flyers)
    2020-02-01Carrickfergus£20.00Anniversary/celebration items
    2020-02-24Carrickfergus£14.00Relacement RD vest