What is Sunrise City 5K?
Sunrise City is a 5k run or walk that takes place at the unusual time of 5.30am on a Friday morning in the summer.
But more than that, it is a community that is growing, with more and more people joining the Purple Movement and adding a wave of colour to their city streets when nobody is expecting it.
What are people saying about it?
“I’ve always loved taking part in events, but as my children have got older it is getting harder to book things in around their busy schedule at weekends. This is a perfect way for me to do what I want to do without anyone else having to give up something they want to do too.”
Is it for serious runners?
I run every morning without fail and often go for longer than 5km. However, the chance to be part of something bigger is great fun. You get a run in, a medal, a great t-shirt and can be home again or at the office for 8am. Perfect!
What if I don’t like running?
I don’t do events and I certainly don’t do running. But I loved this. I could walk at my own pace at the back without any pressure to hurry up and I got to watch the sun rise over the city and get some great pictures. My 10 year old grandson did it with me and he loved it too, even at that time of the morning!
Boost productivity before work
Being active before going to work makes a better and more productive you! But how often do you get the chance?
Discover your city in a new light
We all know our cities when they’re filled with people, but what about when they’re deserted and the sun is starting to rise? It’s something to behold.
Be part of the family
Join the Sunrise City family by sending us your photos to display on our family photo page as well as having a permanent reminder of your achievements.