Porirua parkrun

We organise free weekly, timed 5km run and walk, in the lovely Bothamley Park, Porirua. The event is open to everybody from juniors to those taking their first run to octogenarians and Olympians. Start is 8am every Saturday from the carpark on the corner of Windley and Champion Streets, Porirua. All we ask is that you register prior to your first run, and print and bring your personal barcode along to each run. Parkrun is always free and you can run or volunteer as much as you want.

Contact details

Astrid van Meeuwen-Dijkgraaf, Event Director


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Best time to call:
Evenings or weekends

PO Box 50 539,
Porirua 5240





Activity/ServicePorirua parkrun

Weekly Free 5km Timed Run. What is Porirua parkrun?It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock.When is it? - Every Saturday at 8:00am.Where is it? - The event takes place in Bothamley Park, Porirua, start from the carpark at the corner of Windley and Champion Streets, Porirua. See Course page for more details.What does it cost to join in? - Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time.How fast do I have to be? - We all run for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! Porirua parkrun needs you! - It is entirely organised by volunteers - email poriruahelpers@parkrun.com to help.We're friendly! - Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Porirua McCafe @ McDonalds on Lyttelton Avenue - please come and join us! Investing in Grassroots Athletics

When8:00am every Saturday morning regardless of weather conditions. Arrive a bit earlier for run briefing and for your first run. We only cancel for safety reasons.

Bothamley Park,
Champion Street, entrance opposite Windley Street,

Porirua East,
Porirua 5024

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Accessibility details

Getting there

  • Bus stops within 50 metres
  • On-street parking
  • Off-street parking
  • Free parking

Access to the building

  • Level access to the building
  • Ramp for wheelchairs

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