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Read more › News - 19th September 2018

Kiwanis launches with their first event

Last Saturday we welcomed our newest parkrun, and the first in London ON.  Our ambassador Wayne was there to help out with the launch, and we had a good mix of first timers, locals and tourists.   Congratulations to all the volunteers who helped make this happen – Eddie, Jeannette, Michael, Stuart and Vitelio who…

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Read more › News - 19th September 2018

A first anniversary and a surprise visit for Kanata

Kanata parkrun celebrated their first anniversary last Saturday and had some nice symmetry to go with it. 35 participants attended, the same as the launch day.   Linda Newton the event director had been looking forward to the event for weeks, and was thrilled to be surprised by a visit from Jonathan Gascho, one of the…

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Read more › News - 13th September 2018

Two new parkruns for Fall: Orleans and Ajax

Straight up after our fantastic launch of Kiwanis parkrun last Saturday in London, we are thrilled to announce two new parkruns starting very soon!  We have Orleans parkrun, Ottawa , and Duffins Trail parkrun, Ajax.   We’ll do a further in depth profile over the next couple of weeks, but below are the high level details.  …

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Read more › News - 13th September 2018

The Start of Something New – Kiwanis parkrun

parkrun in focus: Kiwanis parkrun, London Ontario.    We are excited, are you excited? We’re VERY EXCITED!!! You might have guessed…it’s another new parkrun location!   It’s been a brilliant year so far for the growth of parkrun Canada and we’re delighted to announce that Kiwanis parkrun launches this Saturday, 15th September at 9am.  …

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Read more › News - 12th September 2018

Raisons de célébrer

Je suis récemment revenue d’un voyage en Europe, et étant partie pendant trois week-ends, j’ai eu le privilège d’expérimenter des parkruns différents dans trois pays. En plus, c’est arrivé comme ça, chacun de ces parkruns avait un objectif à célébrer, pour l’événement, ou pour moi personnellement, mais ce n’est pas la seule chose qui m’a…

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Read more › News - 12th September 2018

Reasons to celebrate

I’ve recently returned from a trip to Europe, and during 3 weekends away I’ve been privileged to experience parkruns in 3 different countries. It just so happened that each of these parkruns also marked a special milestone – for the event, or for me personally – but that’s not the only thing that’s got me in…

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Read more › News - 6th September 2018

Two years at Nose Hill parkrun – reflection on the statistics

In September 2016, Suzanne Brooks and team started Nose Hill parkrun in Calgary – Canada’s 2nd parkrun. As they celebrate their 2nd birthday, Suzanne takes a look back over the past 2 years in numbers:     On Saturday 1st September at Nose Hill parkrun in Calgary, Alberta, we celebrated 2 years of having this…

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Read more › News - 6th September 2018

Deux ans au parkrun de Nose Hill – mes reflections sur les statistiques

Samedi 1er septembre au parkrun de Nose Hill à Calgary, nous avons célébré deux ans de pouvoir avoir cet événement hebdomadaire de 5k, gratuit et chronométré. Après chaque événement, nous avons un nombre qui s’ajoute aux autres chaque semaine et on peut voir ce nombre sur notre site Internet sous les résultats.   Le fait…

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Read more › News - 29th August 2018

Motivation to keep on parkrunning

Congratulations! You have finished your first parkrun. You are a little sweaty, tired, and itching to get a coffee. But now what? Will you be back for a second or third, maybe a fiftieth or one hundredth?   Here are a few motivational ideas that will help keep you on track for your next milestone…  …

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Read more › News - 29th August 2018

De la motivation pour continuer avec parkrun

Félicitations! Vous avez terminé votre premier parkrun. Vous êtes un peu en sueur, fatigue, et vous mourrez d’envie d’avoir un bon café et un beigne. Mais maintenant quoi? Vous allez abandonner après un seul parkrun, ou vous aller y aller pour un deuxième ou un troisième, peut-être un cinquantième ou un centième?   Tout comme…