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About Us

Silksworth parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for participants of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:00am in the Silksworth Sports Complex and Ski Slope, Sunderland, SR3 1PD (w3w apply.serve.shot). It is not a race against other runners, but a 5k timed event 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, regardless of age or gender, 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 run, jog or walk 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 in a room at the Ski Lodge - please come and join us! Maybe swap stories about your run that day, chat to other parkrunners over a cup of tea or coffee and just be an important part of this new 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.

Your donation will be wisely spent by the event team (as custodians of the local purse) on the upkeep of our parkrun.

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

We are unable to accept donations to events that are made via third party employer contribution schemes or any form of cashback schemes.

We no longer accept cheques for event donations. The only way for individuals to contribute to an event pot is by donating directly through the PayPal link on this page.

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
2021-06-11Philip TweddellSilksworth£100.00£100.00£0.00On behalf of Rotary Sunderland towards the Defibrillator.
2021-05-30Steve ScottSilksworth£10.00£10.00£0.00
2021-05-29John AitkenSilksworth£10.00£10.00£0.00
2021-05-29Samuel ThurlbeckSilksworth£10.00£10.00£0.00DEFRIB!!
2021-05-29Emma ThompsonSilksworth£10.00£10.00£0.00AED fund
2021-05-26Jane NivenSilksworth£50.00£50.00£0.00AED fund from Judith Henderson
2021-05-25Sue TateSilksworth£10.00£10.00£0.00
2021-05-22Lorna StephensonSilksworth£30.00£30.00£0.00
2021-05-22Jo H DowsettSilksworth£25.00£25.00£0.00
2021-05-22John NewSilksworth£25.00£25.00£0.00AED Fund
2021-05-22George HurstSilksworth£10.00£10.00£0.00
2021-05-22Elizabeth ColeySilksworth£20.00£20.00£0.00Defib fund
2021-05-22Alyson LaydonSilksworth£5.00£5.00£0.00
2021-05-22Jane NivenSilksworth£25.00£25.00£0.00AED fund
2021-05-22Elizabeth LillieSilksworth£200.00£200.00£0.00
2021-05-22ruth hendersonSilksworth£20.00£20.00£0.00AED fund
2021-05-21Andrew HarrisonSilksworth£200.00£200.00£0.00
2019-08-09Stephen SnowballSilksworth£126.00£126.00£0.00
2019-06-11Sunderland StrollersSilksworth£130.00£130.00£0.00Donation
2019-03-01Michael VictorySilksworth£10.00£10.00£0.00
2018-10-25Linda DodsworthSilksworth£20.00£20.00£0.00Switching home parkrun leaving present
2018-07-14Anthony BoyesSilksworth£5.00£5.00£0.00
2018-02-15S WOODWARDSilksworth£20.00£20.00£0.00
2016-10-25Anthony BoyesSilksworth£5.00£4.25£0.75
2016-09-04Michael VictorySilksworth£10.00£8.50£1.50
2016-09-03C M BaldridgeSilksworth£25.00£21.25£3.75
2016-03-11Fred GuySilksworth£10.00£8.50£1.50
2016-02-21Mrs SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2016-01-21Mrs SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-12-25Michael VictorySilksworth£10.00£8.50£1.50
2015-12-21Mrs SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-11-21Mrs SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-11-20lee carruthersSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-11-20Steven TinwellSilksworth£5.00£4.25£0.75Defibrillator donation
2015-10-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-09-26Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-08-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-07-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-06-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-05-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-04-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-03-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-03-07Michelle AverySilksworth£5.00£4.25£0.75
2015-02-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2015-01-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-12-21Chris SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-11-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-10-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-09-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-08-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-07-26lesley tiltmanSilksworth£5.00£4.25£0.75
2014-07-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-06-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-05-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-04-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-03-29Steven TinwellSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00A small contribution to ensure that we can continue to celebrate people's achievements. Thanks for a great event!
2014-03-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2014-02-21Christopher SwalesSilksworth£4.00£3.40£0.60
2013-12-12John AitkenSilksworth£100.00£85.00£15.00
2013-08-24Alan ChapmanSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00
2013-04-04Alan ChapmanSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00
2013-02-09Katie Bulmer Personal TrainingSilksworth£5.00£4.25£0.75
2012-12-20ROGER MOORESilksworth£50.00£42.50£7.50
2012-09-07Howard McCainSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00
2012-03-25Alan ChapmanSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00
2012-01-15Stephen AllenSilksworth£25.00£21.25£3.75Instead of donating smaller amounts to a number of organisations throughout the year I'm donating to Park Run. Keep up the excellent work (and running) everyone especially at Sunderland!
2011-12-31Alan ChapmanSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00
2011-12-10David GroarkSilksworth£10.00£8.50£1.50
2011-10-22Steven TinwellSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00Happy 100th to Sunderland parkrun! Well done to Jane and the Team
2011-09-17Alan ChapmanSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00
2011-07-16David SavageSilksworth£50.00£42.50£7.50Thanks to Sunderland parkrun!!
2011-06-25Alan ChapmanSilksworth£25.00£21.25£3.75Alan Geoffrey Chapman Sunderland Parkrun
2010-12-31Robert OliverSilksworth£20.00£17.00£3.00


Withdrawal DateEventAmountNote
2011-11-15Silksworth£24.31Anniversary drinks
2014-10-24Silksworth£87.50trophies, cakes, café supplies
2015-01-12Silksworth£30.88NYD celebrations
2015-10-20Silksworth£37.98Annual awards
2016-03-08Silksworth£85.00parkrun flag
2016-10-20Silksworth£20.99Anniversary cake
2018-08-07Silksworth£80.002 sets replacement tokens
2019-01-11Silksworth£118.73Various items
2019-03-27Silksworth£15.00parkrun Selfie Frame
2019-06-11Silksworth£130.00Pacer bibs
2020-02-24Silksworth£76.801 set of replacement tokens, signs & stakes
2020-03-18Silksworth£20.00Quiet Signs (3)