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Parklife parkrun Takeover

On Saturday 5th October, we will be taking over parkrun in Brighton and Eastbourne. Whether you want to run or volunteer, head along to any of the 6 courses and represent the University over 5k.

 

What is parkrun?

parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs which take place around the world.

 

When is parkrun?

parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9am (Weather permitting)

 

Who can take part

parkrun is open to everyone, regardless of ability. Check out this video to get a better understanding of what to expect.

 

How much does it cost?

Nothing, it’s free!

 

How do I get involved?

 

Run

To sign up to parkrun, you’ll need to bag yourself a barcode, which can be done by clicking here. Don’t forget to register as ‘University of Brighton parkrun’ under the ‘Running Club’ section, so that we know you’re representing the University.

You will also need to print out your barcode. If you don’t have a printer available, send your barcode to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll print them for you the week before the event.

 

Volunteer

Fancy supporting the legions of volunteers who help parkrun’s take place across the country on a weekly basis? Then click here. Want to know more about what volunteers at parkrun do? Then click here

 

What if I’m already registered and take part in parkrun?

That’s great news!

We’re keen to build a portfolio of University of Brighton based parkrun participants to help and encourage other student and staff members to get involved. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you’d like more information.

Also, if you’re not already part of an existing club, add your club as ‘University of Brighton Parkrun’ and join a brand new campus community.

 

Where can I run?

Parklife staff and volunteers will be based at Preston Park parkrun, with university representatives also attending the following events across Brighton, Hove and Eastbourne. Take a look at each course to see which one would best suit you.

Brighton and Hove

Preston Park

Hove Promenade

East Brighton

Bevendean Down

Eastbourne

 

Have we missed one you would like to include? Then let This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. know.

Keep Updated

For regular updates in the lead-up to the event, head to our Facebook Page

For more information on parkrun, head to www.parkrun.org.uk

If you have any further questions or would like more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..