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Pontypool parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run
What is Pontypool 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 Pontypool Park, Torfaen. 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!
Pontypool parkrun needs you!
It is entirely organised by volunteers - email firstname.lastname@example.org to help.
Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Active Living Centre where the cafe now hosts a 'dog cafe' too. Dogs are welcome to come in and they sell doggie treats too - please come and join us!
Thanks to this week's volunteers
Allen PRAITO • Christine VORRES • Deb CLARKE • Dimitri VORRES • Gareth HOLYFIELD • Georgia TOMLIN • Keri REIS • Lisa ERICKSON • Lyn CLEVERLY • Mike LAMBERT • Nicholas CARD • Stacey Anne MORGAN • Susan JEFFS • Theo LAMBERT
See our volunteer page for details on getting involved in making Pontypool parkrun happen.
Pontypool parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9:00am.
Please note Pontypool parkrun is cancelled on 24/04/21 - See the news page for more detail
Other parkruns nearbyCwmbran (3m), Aberbeeg (5m), Riverfront (7.8m), Coed Cefn-pwll-du (8.8m), Newport (9.7m), Penallta (10m), Bryn Bach (11.8m), Rogiet (13.3m), Pontypridd (14.9m), Merthyr (15.1m)
- Don't forget paper barcode! See your initial registration email, your weekly parkrun newsletter, previous results emails, or you can request a reminder email. Phones don't scan, so please bring a printed copy.
- We operate a "No barcode, No result" policy. If you forget your printed barcode, you won't get a time.
- Coming along for the first time? Please make sure you have registered and also read the course description.
- Did you run this week? Check out the results page and news page which includes event reports - we normally update these a day or two after the event.
- Not received your results email? It may be in your spam folder. We've a few tips on our support site to help you.
- You look great! Have a look at the event photos.
- Want to know more? Read about us and the event.
- Our links page connects you to local and national running resources.
- This event is run by volunteers who love running; if you want to join us, find out more on our volunteering page.
- Summary event statistics are at the bottom of every page.
- Any other questions? Read our dedicated support site.