Colwick Parkrun



The course is 5000m (5K) long. It's run in Colwick Country Park and run on a mixture of concrete paths and grassed areas. Some sections of the course may accumulate mud, leaves and puddles after rain. Dependent on availability, marshals will be at key sections of the course, or signs will be in place.

Course Description

The parkrun course at Colwick Country Park is 5km long and is made up of 1 lap of the main lake and 2 laps of the smaller West lake. The route is mainly on informally surfaced paths combined with short road and grass sections. The run starts alongside the Colwick Adventure Centre and the west lake and follows the main path clockwise around the smaller west lake. After approximately two thirds of a lap of the lake runners split off to the left through the woods to then complete a lap of the larger main lake. Following the lakeside path clockwise, runners will reach the main entrance and fishing lodge, proceed along the straight main drive and then continue clockwise on round the south shore of the lake and past the marina. On nearing the Adventure Centre again the route will split left and complete a further whole lap of the small lake before returning to the start.


Parking: You can park in Colwick Country Park by the start/finish line for a fee of £1.50 with correct change payable on entry at an automatic barrier unless you are volunteering in which case you can park for free. Alternatively free on-street parking is available nearby. To access this turn off the A612 at the mini-roundabout and drive past the entrance to the Park and Ride and Colwick Racecourse, following the road round towards Colwick Hall. From here you are a short warm-up of 800m or so from the start/finish area. For Sat Nav users - the closest postcode is Colwick Hall - NG2 4BH. Toilets: Toilets are situated opposite the playground about 400 metres from the start line.

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