Read more › News, Press - 8th November 2018

The inmates behind prison parkruns

Every journey starts with a single step…   Hi, I would like to enquire about getting a parkrun event set up inside our prison so that our prisoners can have the opportunity to get involved in this initiative. Hopefully they will then want to access an event closer to home upon their release.   Shane…

Read more › News - 7th November 2018

parkrun profile: Rooty Hill

Rooty Hill is located in Western Sydney – an active growth area for parkrun in Australia. Currently, you can only spot white deer on the course, but soon they’ll have some company when the new Sydney Zoo opens next year. It will be right next to the parkrun course!     Despite the name, there is…

Read more › News - 7th November 2018

Young runners benefit from Kayamandi parkrun

Kayamandi parkrun is located outside Cape Town in South Africa. It starts and finishes at the foot of Enkanini Informal Settlement, gifting participants with some of the best views in the Winelands.   Something one cannot fail to notice is the pluck and courage it takes many of the local young runners to join the parkrun –…

Read more › News - 1st November 2018

Trick-or-treat parkrun tour!

It’s spooky to think that we are closing in on 1,700 events around the world, all of which embody the spirit of parkrun.   We start at Frog Hollow parkrun and visit the Gorey haunts of five events on the bucket list of every parkrunner who lives on the edge. So grab your barcode, grab…

Read more › News - 1st November 2018

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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