Do you sell tickets for an event, performance or venue?
Sell more tickets faster with Eventfinda. Find out more. Find out more about Eventfinda Ticketing.

Porirua Parkrun

Ticket Information

  • Free Admission
10 weekly payments.
No interest, no fees.

That's it! We manage automatic weekly payments until you're paid off. Full purchase details can be viewed anytime online.


You will need

  • To be over 18 years old
  • Visa/Mastercard payment
  • NZ drivers licence or passport
  • First instalment paid today
Learn more about how it works. Credit criteria applies. Weekly payments will be automatically deducted. Failed instalments incur a $10 charge. See our Terms & Conditions for more information.

Dates

Show more sessions

Restrictions

All Ages

Listed by

agray

What is Porirua park run? It is a 5km run or walk - It’s not about coming first or winning. You can go at your own pace and just enjoy being with other people. It is inclusive and the perfect way to start your weekend in the outdoors chatting to people.

The start occurs next to the Bothamley Park carpark. This is off Champion street and the driveway entrance is opposite the intersection with Windley Street. Head to end of carpark where the asphalt ends and there is a gate. For location see https://goo.gl/maps/wEohfp9bRu82.

You are following the original 1870's (circa) coach road established for the early farms in the area. Today this old historic track is located within a park, away from cars and now used by walkers, runners and cyclists.

The track is generally 3 metres wide with a gentle gradient and a compacted gravel surface that follows the Kenepuru Stream through a picturesque wooded wild valley. (There is a pinch point for a short section after the 2km marker where participants need to go single file each direction for approx 30 metres)

The valley runs east-west with mature trees which means this has to be one of the most sheltered places, out of the wind to exercise in Wellington.

What does it cost to join in?
Nothing - it's free! but please register before your first run or walk, so you can get your timing results. You only need to register with parkrun once, to participate at any of the parkrun events around the world. Don't forget to bring a copy of your barcode. If you forget them, you won't get a time.

How fast do I have to be? Walking is fine as long as you can finish the 5km within an hour. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!

Note there is no toilets in the park, so go before you go.

We're friendly! Every week we grab a post park run/walk coffee in the Porirua McCafe at McDonald's on Lyttelton Avenue to mix exercise with socialising.

People who liked this also checked out these events

Want Mental Stamina? Come Play Chess!

Want Mental Stamina? Come Play Chess!

Porirua Club, Porirua - Mana, Wellington Region

Today 7:00pm  – more dates

Beginners Knife Making

Beginners Knife Making

Stackhouse Knives, Porirua - Mana, Wellington Region

Sun 12 Jun 9:30am  – more dates

Kapi-Mana Music Festival

Kapi-Mana Music Festival

PATAKA Art + Museum, Porirua - Mana, Wellington Region

Sat  4 Jun 9:00am  – more dates

Huxley's Night Market

Huxley's Night Market

Huxley's, Wellington

Sat 21 May 4:00pm

Post a comment

Are you going to this event, or would you like to? Let the community know what you're looking forward to most by posting your comments here!