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Queen's parkrun Celebrates 500th Race...

This Saturday 6 May Queen's parkrun will celebrate its 500th race.

Some Facts about Queen’s parkrun:

  • First Queen’s parkrun event was held on 25 February 2012.
  • Queen's parkrun is one of 1,829 5k parkruns currently being held across the globe.
  • Queen's parkrun is one of 36 held in Northern Ireland and is the third oldest (after Waterworks & Victoria).
  • The event takes place every Saturday at 9:30am in Queen's University Sport at Upper Malone, South Belfast (the 'Dub').
  • Since the event started 4031 people have registered Queen’s parkrun as their home run.
  • Since the event started there have been 55,763 individual runs completed by 8736 different park runners.
  • Since the event started there have been 6,789 volunteer roles filled by 764 different volunteers .
  • There is an average 109 participants each week (biggest ever attendance was 339 on June 2018)

Why not come along to Upper Malone and help celebrate this fantastic achievement or better still why not become one of the many volunteers who make it all possible - for more information e-mail Queens parkrun or follow this link Queen's parkrun