All 5k events in this country are currently suspended due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). For further details please see here.

Pontefract parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

What is Pontefract parkrun?

It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock.

When is it?

Every Saturday at 9:00am.

Where is it?

The event takes place at Pontefract Racecourse. See Course page for more details.

What does it cost to join in?

Nothing - it's free! but please register before you first come along. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time

How fast do I have to be?

We all run for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!

Pontefract parkrun needs you!

It is entirely organised by volunteers - email to help.

We're friendly!

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in Pontefract Squash & Leisure Club, Stuart road, Pontefract, WF8 4PQ - please come and join us!

Supported By

Thanks to this week's volunteers

Andrew SWALES  •  Ash MCARDLE  •  Bethany STAINTHORPE  •  Bethany SWIFT  •  Carl FARROW  •  Caroline GLENNY  •  Gemma FARNSWORTH  •  Ian RUTSON  •  Isla RICKERBY  •  Jackie MOXON  •  James TODD  •  John WALTON  •  Joshua SWALES  •  Josie WHITE  •  Kenneth BINGLEY  •  Kevin CHIPPENDALE  •  Marian STANLEY  •  Mel BLACKBURN  •  Merv DAVISON  •  Rebecca SWALES  •  Sarah WALTON  •  Thomas EVANS  •  Ursula SWIFT  •  Yvonne EDWARDS

See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Pontefract parkrun happen.


Pontefract parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9:00am.

Please note Pontefract parkrun is cancelled on 22/05/21 - See the news page for more detail

Other parkruns nearby

Nostell (4m), Rothwell (7.1m), Frickley Country (7.7m), Wakefield Thornes (7.8m), Temple Newsam (8m), Middleton Woods (10.2m), Selby (10.8m), Cross Flatts (10.9m), Potternewton (11.7m), Roundhay (11.9m)