Parkrun Practice

Hillview Surgery is proud to be a part of the Parkrun Practice Family.

What is Parkrun?

Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5 km events taking place every Saturday morning at various locations across the country.

On Sunday mornings, there are 2km junior Parkruns for children aged four to 14.

Why should I take part?

Taking part in Parkrun provides a multitude of Health and other benefits, including:

  • Support long term health goals such as improving your fitness and weight management
  • Helping you to manage your health conditions, including diabetes
  • Improving your mental health and social wellbeing (many Parkruns have post event socials with an opportunity to meet new people and make new friends)
  • Volunteer opportunities for those not confident in taking part in the run

When and where can I get involved?

5km Parkrun takes part every Saturday at 9am.  2km Junior Parkrun for children aged 4 to 14 take place on Sunday Mornings at 9am

You can find Parkrun events near you using the Parkrun Event Map

 

The nearest 5km Parkruns are:

Northala Fields Parkrun

Southall Parkrun

Gunnersbury Parkrun

 

The nearest Junior Parkruns are:

Northala Fields Junior Parkrun

Pitshanger Junior Parkrun

How do I take part?

Registration is completely free and only needs to be done once, whether you intend to walk, jog, run, or volunteer or do a combination of all these things! Simply complete the registration form, print your barcode and head down to your local event.

Who can take part?

Parkrun is a positive, welcoming and inclusive experience where there is no time limit and no one finishes last. Everyone is welcome to come along, whether you walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

How can I found out more about Parkrun?

You can find out more about Parkun on the Parkrun Website

Check out loads of inspirational stories from parkrunners on the Parkrun blog, or watch them on the Parkrun YouTube channel.

You can also ask anyone at the practice for more information about Parkrun, and they will be happy to help.

We also have 4 Parkrun leads at the practice, who attend various 5km local parkruns, and can support you in getting involved; these are:

Adam Wragg – Practice Manager
Marina Tai – Practice Nurse
Pream Srikandarajah – Social Prescriber
Dr Sukhpal Shergill – GP Partner