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

Rising Sun parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

What is Rising Sun 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 The Rising Sun Country Park, Whitley Road, Benton, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE12 9SS. 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!

Rising Sun parkrun needs you!

It is entirely organised by volunteers - email to help.

We're friendly!

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Rising Sun Country Park café - please come and join us!

Supported By

Thanks to this week's volunteers

Aidan BATEY  •  Alison LENNOX  •  Alison WILLIAMS  •  Brian ROBSON  •  Claire CHADWICK  •  Claire DADSWELL  •  Connor MASON  •  David MILLIGAN  •  David SUNDIN  •  Donna BROGAN  •  Douglas LECKIE  •  Fiona SMITH  •  Isabel DUELL  •  Isabel PHELAN  •  James DOCHERTY  •  Jenson MORRIS  •  Jimmy BARTON  •  Karen BAILEY  •  Kay BLACK  •  Linda MCENTEE  •  Michael BELL  •  Michael DAY  •  Natalie CARROLL  •  Rachel PEUTHERER  •  Sue THOMPSON  •  Tony HOPKINS

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


Rising Sun parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9:00am.

Please note Rising Sun parkrun is cancelled on 17/04/21 - See the news page for more detail

Other parkruns nearby

Jesmond Dene (3.1m), Whitley Bay (3.9m), Newcastle (4.2m), Leazes (4.7m), South Shields (5.2m), Windy Nook (5.6m), Gateshead (5.9m), Blyth Links (6.1m), Herrington Country (10.1m), Gibside (10.5m)