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Read more › News - 20th March 2017

New Australian parkrun record

What do you do before heading off to Uganda to represent your country at the World Cross Country Championships?   If you’re Australia’s Liam Adams you have a run at Maribyrnong parkrun on Saturday and break Scott Westcott’s long held parkrun record. Liam just wanted to get close to his training partners course record and thought that…

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Read more › News - 15th March 2017

parkrunners saved my life

Chris Massingham is part of a very small percentage of people who survive an out of hospital cardiac arrest. In July last year, Chris was chatting to his daughter after finishing New Farm parkrun and had a cardiac arrest. With the help of his fellow parkruuners who performed CPR and called 000, Chris is still with…

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Read more › News, Press - 15th March 2017

Welcome TomTom

From Tim Oberg, parkrun Australia CEO   This week I’m thrilled to welcome TomTom as a new National Partner, joining Medibank, Suncorp Bank and Stockland. This partnership has been over a year in the making so it’s a great feeling to finally get it across the line!   My first experience of TomTom goes back…

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Read more › News - 14th March 2017

I #loveparkrun because…

As we approach our 6th anniversary in a couple of weeks it’s nice to look ahead and see what the future holds for even more parkrun celebrations. On Saturday in Leeds in the north of England, we discover a parkrun that celebrated a very special event.   The first parkrun to be established outside of London was…