Please do not attend parkrun if you display any COVID-19 symptoms.

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

Abbie BOXSHALL  •  Andy BURDEN  •  Benjamin COOK  •  Caroline COLLEY  •  Cheryl PALLISER-BOSOMWORTH  •  Claire DADSWELL  •  Clare NEWLANDS  •  Craig USHER  •  Dalvinder SINGH  •  David MILLIGAN  •  Donna BROGAN  •  Emily DAVIDSON  •  George ROUTLEDGE  •  Isabel DUELL  •  Jenna KILLOCK  •  Jessica WALTON  •  Joanne MCENTEE  •  Joe COLLIGAN  •  John NICHOLSON  •  Karen BAILEY  •  Karen RICHARDSON  •  Laura HANSON  •  Laura PERCY  •  Linda MCENTEE  •  Liz SMITH  •  Lyndsey LEITCH  •  Marie BELL  •  Marshall LEITCH  •  Matthew LEITCH  •  Michael BELL  •  Michael DAY  •  Neil COTTISS  •  Pete HAWTHORN  •  Richard ROBINSON  •  Sean HODGSON  •  Sheila PORRITT  •  Susan WALTON  •  Will THOMPSON

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.

Other parkruns nearby

Jesmond Dene (3.1m), Whitley Bay (3.9m), Town Moor (4.2m), Leazes (4.7m), South Shields (5.2m), Windy Nook (5.6m), Gateshead (5.9m), Blyth Links (6.1m), Herrington Country (10.1m), Silksworth (10.6m)