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Rising Sun parkrun

What is Rising Sun parkrun?

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you!

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 take part 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  •  Alison LENNOX  •  Ashley EVANS  •  Ayrton MORRIS  •  Chris CHECKLEY  •  Christine ROBSON  •  Donna MCEWAN  •  James MCKENZIE  •  Jenson MORRIS  •  Jessica WALTON  •  Joanne ERRINGTON  •  Judith PLANT  •  Julie A  •  Karen BAILEY  •  Kay BLACK  •  Linda MCENTEE  •  Lyndsey LEITCH  •  Mark BOXSHALL  •  Matthew LEITCH  •  Michael DAY  •  Michael PHELAN  •  Michelle ALEXANDER  •  Peter ATKINSON  •  Phil KNOWLES  •  Sean HODGSON  •  Sheila PORRITT  •  Stephen EVANS  •  Sue THOMPSON  •  Susan WALTON  •  Tyler BOAK

See our volunteer page for information on how you can get involved.


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)