Wakefield Thornes parkrun attracted a field of 334 last Saturday.

In Pictures: The 50,000th runner crosses the finishing line in Wakefield Thornes parkrun

Wakefield Thornes parkrun celebrated a significant milestone last Saturday when its 50,000th finisher crossed the line.

The popular 5k in Thornes Park was formed on September 20 2014 and going into last weekend’s instalment, 7,177 participants had completed 49,966 parkruns between them.

A team of volunteers make Wakefield Thornes parkrun a success each week

1. Parklife

A team of volunteers make Wakefield Thornes parkrun a success each week
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Parkrun is a free event, open to all

2. Walk in the Park

Parkrun is a free event, open to all
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Last Saturday was the 225th Wakefield Thornes parkrun

3. Keep on Running

Last Saturday was the 225th Wakefield Thornes parkrun
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A runner closes in on the finishing line.

4. Final Stretch

A runner closes in on the finishing line.
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