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Community Activities

Community Activities


Join the parkrun jogging craze and walk, jog or run!

Parkrun is a weekly free run which is organised by volunteers and regular runners are asked to help out once in a while. 

Newark Parkrun

A 5k run which is held at 9am every Saturday, and is open to everyone, whether you're a seasoned club runner, casual jogger or first time runner, come along to join us.

Every Saturday at 9:00am

Sconce and Devon Park

For further information visit Newark parkrun 

Ollerton Junior Parkrun

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 2k event for juniors (4 to 14 year olds).

Every Sunday at 9:00am

Dukeries Leisure Centre, Main Rd, Boughton, New Ollerton, Newark, NG22 9JJ

for further information visit

Sherwood Pines Parkrun

5K run which takes place every Saturday at 9am.

For further information visit


For further information on Parkrun events visit

Walking for Health

Walking can help with your general health, improve your fitness, help you to de-stress and is an activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family. There are lots of groups in the area welcoming new people. 

Walking in Newark and Sherwood | Newark & Sherwood District Council (

This website has lots of information of you're interested in walking your way to health.