News, Press - 28th February 2018

Welcome The Athlete’s Foot


parkrun Australia is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with The Athlete’s Foot that will see the two organisations collaborate to support local communities across the country. We are very pleased to welcome a new partner to the parkrun family who shares our ambition for creating healthier and happier communities.


The Athlete’s Foot are passionate about health and fitness and are dedicated to helping people of all ages and abilities reach their personal fitness and performance goals by providing correctly fitted footwear and personalised service. They believe in being accessible, inclusive and welcoming, which is why we believe they are the “perfect fit” for us.


parkrun Australia CEO Tim Oberg said: “The Athlete’s Foot has stores all over Australia and I’m excited to be able to now connect these stores with our local events, helping to foster a stronger relationship at a ground level. It is ideal for parkrun Australia to be partnering with an organisation that also has local communities at its heart.”




Our commercial partners are vital in helping to ensure we can continue to deliver events for free, for everyone, forever, so please join us in welcoming The Athlete’s Foot.

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