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Read more › News - 28th June 2017

Mount Everest Marathon

For many long distance runners, participating in a faraway event is the perfect way to combine the enjoyment and challenge of running with seeing new and exciting parts of the world. But with so many iconic marathon events now on offer around the world, which one do you pick? London? Paris? Boston? Tokyo?   For…

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Read more › News - 27th June 2017

Milestone t-shirt update

The latest batch of milestone t-shirts is nearly with us. We know some of you have been waiting a while to receive yours, so we wanted to let you know how the process will work.   Around 23,000 new milestone t-shirts will arrive in port later this week. They need to clear customs and be…

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Read more › Awards, News - 14th June 2017

Gareth Saunders OAM

On Monday it was announced that South Bank parkrun Event Director, Gareth Saunders, had been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) “for service to sport through recreational running events” in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday honours. Gareth had called me the previous week to let me know this was happening however little did he know…

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Read more › News - 7th June 2017

rebel active rewards

rebel: At rebel we’re passionate about your passion. We love that you enjoy sport, health and wellbeing and want to reward you for it.   Join rebel active today and gain access to exclusive rewards and member benefits. It’s just our way of saying thanks for shopping with rebel.   Click here to become a rebel…

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Read more › News - 7th June 2017

Blind people empower blind people

My name is Casey Hyde from Perth and I just won the Ironman WA as a para-triathlete. I’ve had 22 guides in Perth over the past 12 months to help me get fit for an Ironman competition.     I am starting up an exercise group in Brisbane to help blind and vision-impaired people stay…

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Read more › News - 5th June 2017

Are your ICE details up to date?

Should anything happen to you while at parkrun, or in life in general, having readily accessible “In Case of Emergency” (ICE) contact details can be important. At parkrun, this information can be recorded in our system and the details will automatically print on your barcode.   It’s also wise to store the information in your…

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