In April 2019 Ainsdale Medical Centre became an accredited Park Run practice.
Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.
The nearest Parkruns to Ainsdale are at :-
- Hesketh Park, Southport ( visit the Southport parkrun website )
- Kew Woods , Southport ( visit the Kew Woods parkrun website )
Both these runs take place at 9am each Saturday
In an exciting and innovative initiative, the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is collaborating with parkrun UK to promote the health and wellbeing of staff and patients. Under this initiative, GP practices across the UK are encouraged to develop close links with their local parkrun to become parkrun practices. read more...
Sister Jill North is our parkrun practice champion and we have a growing band of staff and patients who are running regularly at our local events. Ask at Reception for more information.
Watch local GP Dr Simon Tobin talking about parkrun at the Public Health Collaboration Conference 2018 at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London in December 2018.