New Year’s Day 2018

Thetford Parkrun will again be hosting a special run on New Year's Day, 1st January 2018. We'll be starting at the usual time and place: 9am at the Priory car park. For those wanting to do a 'double' that day, our friends at Brandon Country Park parkrun will be starting their event at 10:30, giving everyone plenty of time to get there.

The events are free and everyone is welcome to just turn up and walk jog or run the 5km routes. If you register online beforehand and bring a printed barcode with you, then your time will be recorded and shown online afterwards. The run (or jog or walk) at Thetford starts at 9am, but please arrive a few minutes earlier for the pre-run briefing. If you're new to parkrun or to the Thetford course then please arrive by 8:45 for the new runners' briefing.

 

Christmas Day 2017

There will again be a bonus parkrun on Christmas Day, 25th December 2017. We'll be starting at the usual time and place: 9am at Thetford Priory car park, and look forward to seeing you there. If you're new to parkrun or the Thetford course, please arrive by 8:45 for the new runners' briefing. Happy Christmas, and don't forget your barcode!

 

Join us for the nation’s biggest sports day

Next Saturday (27th August) will be a special parkrun at Thetford. We're having an optional "Sports Day" fancy dress theme, as part of both Thetford's Great Festival, and the national "I Am Team GB" celebration. We'll be starting as usual at 9am from the entrance to the priory on Water Lane.

It's free to take part, and all are welcome to attend and run, jog or walk our 5000m route in Abbey Meadows. It doesn't matter if you can't go quite as fast as Mo Farah, we have regular participants who complete the route in times between 17 minutes and over an hour. The route will be signed and marshalled, and there's a tail walker to make sure no-one gets left behind. And if you're not up to 5km, you can still come and do what you can, or just cheer on the other participants.

For those who haven't been before, if you want an official time and position at the end, please register in advance online and bring a printout of your barcode with you.

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