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parkrun in Dalby Forest

                 A group of runners enjoying an early morning jog along a forest road.

parkrun has arrived in Dalby Forest! 

Come and enjoy a free, timed 5km run in the heart of The Great Yorkshire Forest.

What is parkrun?

parkruns are fun FREE weekly 5km timed events in a friendly environment. They take place across the country, and are open to runners of all ages and all abilities.


The Route

The 5km route mainly follows the Ellerburn Red Trail starting in Low Dalby Village. There are, however, a couple of extensions. Please click here to see the route.


Come and enjoy a post-parkrun drink and snack in the Dalby Forest Courtyard Cafe or at the Visitor Centre Cafe.

Toll Charge

There is a discounted toll charge of £2 per vehicle for all parkrunners using the forest drive by car for two hours. For anyone accessing the forest by foot or bicycle there is no toll charge to enter. 

Event details

When is the event?

Saturday 10 December 2016 (more dates available)

What time is it on?


How much?


Where to meet?

Dalby Forest Courtyard

Do I need to book?

No need to book! We do however operate a "No barcode, No result" policy. Please ensure you have signed up to parkrun and bring with you your barcode. Not signed up yet? No problem, register with parkrun with the link above.

Dogs Allowed:


Event dates

Saturday 10 December 2016
Saturday 17 December 2016
Saturday 24 December 2016
Saturday 31 December 2016

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Postcode: YO18 7LT

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Paul Ashford
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07775 546254

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