About Us

Rotherham parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:00am in Clifton Park, Clifton Lane, Rotherham. It is not a race against other runners, but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be, whether that's for fun or as part of a training plan.

It offers an opportunity for all the local community, male or female, young or old, to come together on a regular basis to enjoy this beautiful park and get physically active into the bargain. We want to encourage people to jog or run together irrespective of their ability – this event is truly open to all and best of all it really is FREE!

Taking part is easy – just register before your first ever parkrun. The great thing is that you only ever need to do this once! Then just set your alarm for Saturday morning and get yourself there!

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the museum (close to the car park off Clifton Lane). It is open from 9.30am - please come and join us! Maybe swap stories about your run that day, chat to other runners over a cup of tea or coffee and just be an important part of this new running community.

So whether you are a complete novice looking to get yourself started on your own "running journey" or a seasoned athlete wanting to use this as a part of your training schedule, you’re welcome to come along and join us.

  • South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue: Thanks to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue for contributing towards the start-up costs.

  • Rotherham Sports Development : Rotherham Sports Development is committed to providing a range of quality services that promote sport and physical activity opportunities, to enable people throughout the borough to 'Get Active and Stay Active'. The team develop sport and physical activity in the following areas: Children and young people, adults and older people, disability, coach education and volunteering. For further information on services delivered by Rotherham Sports Development Team please contact 01709 822453 or email.

  • NHS Rotherham:

  • DC Leisure:

  • Rotherham Harriers Athletics Club:

    Your donation could be used for the anniversary event, the annual prize giving, replacing worn equipment or for improving your parkrun.

    For donations prior to 1 Febraury 2017, 85% was allocated to the event and the remaining 15% to the New Event Fund.

    parkrun is completely open about all donations. All donations to this event (and withdrawals that the event teams makes) will be published below. You can also view all donations in this country here

    parkrun UK is a not-for-profit organisation.


    Donation DateNameRecipientDonationContribution to EventContribution to New Event FundNote
    2018-01-25Colin LynchRotherham£25.00£25.00£0.00
    2016-10-07mark WEBSTERRotherham£20.00£17.00£3.00
    2014-05-03Ian RawsonRotherham£20.00£17.00£3.00


    Withdrawal DateEventAmountNote
    2018-08-08Rotherham£59.99Laptop upgrade