Read more › News - 6th September 2018

Walkers are welcome

We are partnering with the Heart Foundation to give Australians as many opportunities as possible to be physically active. The Heart Foundation prescribes physical activity as the ‘wonder drug’ for heart health, because it can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, manage weight, blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent and control diabetes. As many…

Read more › News - 5th September 2018

parkrun profile: Fingal Bay

The turning point at Fingal Bay parkrun overlooks Fingal Bay Beach and boat ramp. The path is mainly tree-lined and offers great shelter from the sun. While the course is mainly flat, it does feature two turning points, providing parkrunners with twice the opportunity to try and look good in front of the café patrons….

Read more › News - 5th September 2018

Top 5 signs you may be wearing the wrong shoes

Each month our friends at The Athlete’s Foot will share tips and advice to help make your parkrunday easier on your feet.   This week we’re looking at whether you’re wearing the correct shoes. If you are experiencing any of the following:   • blisters • pins & needles or numbness when exercising • black toenails…

Read more › News - 30th August 2018

Free and Active event 40 launches

Last Saturday Medibank and parkrun celebrated the launch of parkrun event #40 of #40 as part of Medibank Free + Active’s commitment to rollout 40 new parkruns across Australia in 12 months!     329 runners headed to Eastern Gardens in Geelong on a very brisk 2-degree morning to help celebrate this milestone!   The Channel…

Read more › News - 29th August 2018

parkrun profile: Port Fairy

parkrun tourists are encouraged to venture down the Victorian South West coastline to Port Fairy parkrun. You’ll find a friendly bunch of locals who will make you feel very welcome and be wanting to return, many visitors do.   Event Director Kate Winnen visited Hamilton parkrun after reading about parkrun on the internet and was so impressed…

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