Read more › Uncategorized - 25th April 2017

Photos of the Week – 22nd April

Great running weather for all on Saturday morning.  Below are some of our favourite photos from acorss the Country:   Whitby: Strong headwinds didn’t deter some achieving some fantastic PB’s at Whitby parkrun:         Nose Hill Nose Hill parkrun again didn”t fail to deliver on spectacular scenery again this week as tourists and regulars…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

Introducing Beach Strip parkrun, Hamilton, ON

parkrun is proud to welcome Beach Strip parkrun to the Canadian family.  Our second event in Ontario will have it’s launch on Saturday May 6th at 9am.   Headed by local runner Wayne Arnold, the local volunteer team has been working very hard over the last few months to make this event a reality.   The parkrun takes place…

Read more › Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

Notre communauté globale de parkrun

En mars, je suis allée visiter la Russie. Quoique Lake Baikal en Sibérie fût ma principale destination, il n’y a (actuellement) pas de parkrun là-bas. Donc, bien entendu, j’ai planifié une escale à Moscou pour que je puisse y être le samedi matin. Je voulais écrire à propos de mon expérience en tant que touriste…

Read more › Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

Dites «CHEEEEEESEEEEE» et rencontrez notre photographe de Richmond Olympic!

Vous ne connaissez probablement pas son nom, mais si vous suivez n’importe quels médias sociaux de parkrun Canada, vous avez probablement vu son travail. La plupart de nos bénévoles sont des héros anonymes, mais Lisa Mah joue un rôle vital dans la promotion, non seulement des événements, mais aussi de toute l’organisation, car elle est…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 19th April 2017

Our Global parkrun Community

In March, I took a trip to Russia. Although Lake Baikal in Siberia was my main destination, there are (currently) no parkruns there. So of course, I planned a stopover in Moscow so that I could be there on a Saturday morning. I wanted to write a little about my experiences as a parkrun tourist, and…

Read more › Uncategorized - 18th April 2017

Feedback from the Field

We love hearing about your parkrun stories, and your feedback from experiencing parkrun here in Canada.  Here is a summary of feedback we’ve heard in the past month:   Thanks for a fantastic event! We had a great time and really enjoyed getting to meet you all We’ll definitely be back next time we visit…

Read more › Uncategorized - 17th April 2017

Photos of the Week

A fun packed weekend for parkrun in Canada, and great conditions pretty much everywhere.  Here are some of the best photos of the week!   Nose Hill The Easter bunnies were out in full force in Calgary.  Rumour has it there was Easter treats at the finish!         Okanagan Okanagan seems to have…

Read more › Uncategorized - 12th April 2017

Say “Cheeeeese” and meet our photographer at Richmond Olympic

You probably don’t know her name – but if you follow any parkrun Canada social media channels, you’ve almost certainly seen her work. So many of our volunteers are unsung heroes, but as one of the most frequent volunteer photographers in the country, the photos that Lisa Mah takes have played a vital role in…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 12th April 2017

Winter in Review

It’s April and we are almost out of the Winter weather.  It was parkrun Canada’s first cold season.  What did we learn?   I’m writing this blog in 12 degree blue sky sunshine here in Vancouver, BC.  I’m declaring Winter over… OK well not for all of us, in fact I’m looking at fresh snow…

Read more › Uncategorized - 10th April 2017

Photos of the week

We love pictures at parkrun, and we have some great photographers at our events.  Below are some of our favourites from this week:   Richmond Olympic parkrun:     Whitby parkrun       Okanagan parkrun   Is that Okanagan Event Director Bill with his 25 volunteer T Shirt??     Nose Hill parkrun  …