Sheringham parkrun puts Carnival on track

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful bunch of characters turned out for Sheringham parkrun on Saturday.

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

The annual fancy dress run was organised to celebrate the town's Carnival week.

Dozens of runners of all ages and abilities completed the five kilometre course around the National Trust estate at a sun-kissed Sheringham Park.

And the festivities are set to continue throughout the weekend with a beach party on the town's east beach from 12.30pm on Saturday.

Highlights include a tide fight and model sea monster competition.

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant


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There is also a sandcastle competition on Sunday from 12.30pm before the event comes to a close with a torchlit procession and fireworks display, leaving the Lobster pub in the town centre at 8pm and ending at the Leas.

For a special eight-page pull-out and keep feature on Sheringham Carnival pick-up a copy of this week's North Norfolk News.

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A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGi

A colourful display of characters turned out for the Sheringham Carnival parkrun. Picture: Ally McGilvray - Credit: Archant

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