University of Waikato parkrun

What is University of Waikato parkrun?

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you!

When is it?

Every Saturday at 8:00am.

Where is it?

The event takes place at University of Waikato, Gate One, Knighton Road, Hamilton East, Hamilton 3240. See Course page for more details.

What does it cost to join in?

Nothing - it's free! but please register before you first come along. Only ever register with parkrun once and don't forget to bring a scannable 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 take part for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!

University of Waikato parkrun needs you!

It is entirely organised by volunteers - email to help.

We're friendly!

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at Jack's Coffee Lounge, 1/31 Cambridge Road, Hillcrest - please come and join us!

Thanks to this week's volunteers

  • David TAYLOR
  • Denyse GRAHAM
  • Grant LINCOLN
  • Jacques POOT
  • James PINFOLD
  • Leanne HINTON
  • Nicola CLAYDEN
  • Rebekah HOWARTH
  • Zhihan ZHANG

See our volunteer page for information on how you can get involved.


University of Waikato parkrun takes place every Saturday at 8:00am.

Other parkruns nearby

Hamilton Lake(4.1km), Cambridge NZ(15.5km)