(Article reposted from Adur and Worthing Council)
Parkrun is set to return to the seafront next month, a decision which has been welcomed and supported by the leader of Worthing Borough Council.
The timed 5k, which takes place at 9am every Saturday morning on the prom, is extremely popular, with more than 500 people regularly taking part to boost their fitness and wellbeing.
Due to COVID, the event has not taken place since March 2020. But with rates low in the area and the government hopeful of lifting remaining restrictions next month, the Council is working closely with local organisers to ensure the event can return safely on June 26.
Parkrun is just one of many ways the Council is supporting opportunities for residents to be fit and healthy.
Work on a programme of events to take place in the borough's parks this summer is underway while recent years have seen investment in new facilities, such as new playgrounds and the tennis courts at Homefield Park and Field Place.
The Council is also committed to developing its ongoing relationship with South Downs Leisure, who operate four extremely popular centres - Davison Leisure Centre, Splashpoint Leisure Centre, Field Place Manor House & Barns and Worthing Leisure Centre.
For those who need more bespoke advice and support, Wellbeing MOTs are available through a dedicated hub. Last year, more than 3,000 people accessed support via the: