Read more › News - 26th April 2017

From parkrun to Pyongyang

We all know that friendships formed at parkrun can take you to unexpected places. Albert Melbourne parkrun Event Directors Scott and Joanne Watkins recently met up with the founding ED from Albert Melbourne, Carol Cunningham, in one of the most isolated cities in the world, Pyongyang, North Korea. Joanne tells the story.   In January…

Read more › News - 19th April 2017

Run Nation Running Film Festival

Run Nation Running Film Festival, presented by Travelling Fit, is the only film festival in Australia that is dedicated to showing the most inspirational running films from around the world.  We don’t focus just on trails, track, road or ultrarunning; Run Nation focus on the ‘human interest’ side and running is merely the medium of storytelling on…

Read more › Uncategorized - 19th April 2017

What’s on the parkrun menu for you this week?

If you’re a parkrun adventurer you’ve already begun the fun journey of sampling the various parkrun delights on offer around the country, and possibly the world. If you haven’t yet ventured beyond your home event, a veritable smorgasbord of delectable dishes awaits your parkrunning pleasure!   The parkrun Australia menu currently has 213 items to…

Read more › Uncategorized - 19th April 2017

Are you parkrun smart?

parkrun has undoubtedly changed thousands, perhaps millions, of lives for the better all around the world. There are countless accounts of people who never thought they could walk, let alone run, 5km nonstop. parkrun has improved people’s health – adding years to lives once deemed to be cut short by metabolic disease and a sedentary…

Read more › News - 12th April 2017

Five reasons to put off going to parkrun

Time for a bit of fun as we all head into the Easter break…   Have you successfully avoided going to parkrun, despite the best attempts of your family and friends to get you there? Or have you been going every week for lack of an excuse to get out of it? Check out our…