Read more › News - 18th January 2017

parkdog of the week

Hi, I’m Molly, a 7 month old Hungarian Vizsla – you can follow me on Instagram!  @mollythehungarian_vizsla My home run is Lismore parkrun and I love running  with my family! I am not sure how many parkruns I’ve completed as I am not registered but I have been coming since I was 8 weeks old!…

Read more › News - 18th January 2017

Volunteer Profile

Name – Paige Barry Age – 10 Occupation – Primary School Student Home parkrun –  Inverloch Number of parkruns (runner) – 41 PB time – 31:45 Number of parkruns (volunteer) – 21 Favourite volunteer role –  Photographer I volunteer at parkrun because –  I started attending with my Dad and therefore meet lots of new…

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Read more › News - 17th January 2017

Follow Up – Who was the first Australian parkrunner?

On the 20th of December 2016 we released a blog entitled, “Who was the first Australian parkrunner?” in which we concluded that Michael Clayton (29/10/2005) was the first Australian male parkrunner and Melanie Cottell (29/07/2006) was the first Australian female parkrunner! A couple of days later Michael responded with the news the Melanie is in fact his wife –…

Read more › News - 10th January 2017

Volunteer Profile

Name: Jim Ayre Age: 58 Occupation: Correctional Officer Home parkrun: The Beaches Number of parkruns: 129 PB: 28.14 at Newy Number of parkrun Volunteers: 21 Favourite volunteer role: anything but scanning because I am partially deaf. I volunteer at parkrun because it is a very social thing to do. One thing I love about parkrun…

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Upcoming Special Events

Launches: 14/1 – Wondai (Qld) 21/1 – Port Fairy (Vic),  Lithgow (NSW) 28/1 – Mudgee (NSW) 18/2 – Darebin (Vic), Dalby (Qld) 25/2 – Newborough (Vic) 4/3 – White Rock (Qld)   Anniversaries: 14/1 – Shepparton (Vic) 3rd, Sirromet (Qld) 1st 21/1 – Pioneer (WA) 3rd, Point Cook (Vic) 3rd, St Peters (NSW) 5th 28/1 –Bibra Lake (WA) 2nd  Churchill (Vic) 1st, Cooks River (NSW)…

Read more › News - 9th January 2017

parkdog of the Week

My name is Sasha Arnold-Steven and I am an American Staffy and a Ridgeback – you can see my ridge when I’m happy. My local parkrun is Studley Park, which is also my favourite place for hanging out with my bestfriend is Zed. My club is “Love the Run” and my Dad says we are…