Read more › News - 19th September 2017

Great opportunities

This story provides a real inspirational example of how parkrun can bring so many benefits, we hope you enjoy it…. My eight-year-old daughter Sophie has Williams Syndrome (WS), a genetic condition that around one in 40,000 children are born with.   People who have WS can have a range of symptoms, but typically have heart…

Read more › Uncategorized - 14th September 2017

Kanata parkrun

It’s been quite the month for celebration.  Okanagan and Nose Hill parkrun with parkrun Canada turned one year old, and to top off the summer we are excited with the launch of our eleventh event – Kanata parkrun, Ottawa.   Linda Newton and her husband Keith Laughton have volunteered in every parkrun role except run…

Read more › Uncategorized - 14th September 2017

parkrun Kanata

Ça été tout un mois de célébration. Les parkruns d’Okanagan et de Nose Hill, avec parkrun Canada ont eu un an et pour couronner le tout cet l’été, nous sommes très heureux de vous annoncer le lancement de notre onzième événement – le parkrun de Kanata, Ottawa.   Linda Newton et son mari Keith Laughton…

Read more › Uncategorized - 14th September 2017

Feedback from the field

We hear so many amazing and inspiring stories and a lot of participants leave us some fantastic feedback on their experience at parkrun.  Here is a round-up of some of the mentions we’ve heard recently:   on Clover Point parkrun:   A lovely parkrun, friendly and along the waterside, I really enjoyed it … Mike…

Read more › Uncategorized - 6th September 2017

Tout doit commencer par le début

Depuis le début de notre parkrun à Saint-Paulin, j’ai vu toute sorte de progrès. J’ai même vu deux hommes vivrent leur premier demi-Ironman. Nous sommes un beau petit village, et grâce à parkrun nous sommes devenus bien plus qu’un groupe qui se rencontre chaque samedi, nous sommes devenus des amis. Nous avons été plusieurs semaines…

Read more › Uncategorized - 6th September 2017

Everything must start with a beginning

Since the beginning of our parkrun in Saint-Paulin, I have seen all kinds of progress.  I even saw two men complete their first half Ironman. We are a beautiful little village, and thanks to parkrun we have become much more than a group that meets every Saturday, we have become friends. We were light on volunteers for…

Read more › Uncategorized - 6th September 2017

A year at Nose Hill in pictures

Nose Hill parkrun celebrated one year on Saturday, and if you haven’t experienced the amazing course (with the not so amazing last hill), then you may have instead enjoyed the fantastic pictures that have come from the event over the year.  We’ve been plastering these on our social media, but here are some of the…

Read more › Uncategorized - 30th August 2017

Perspectives From The Beach Strip parkrun Director

Next Saturday I am directing our 16th event at the Beach Strip parkrun. I am in awe of the support we have received from the local running community, the willingness of people to step up and volunteer when the call goes out, the parkrun tourists who have shown up each week and shared their stories,…

Wayne 1
Read more › Uncategorized - 30th August 2017

Point de vue du directeur du parkrun de Beach Strip

Point de vue du directeur du parkrun de Beach Strip   Samedi prochain, je serai responsable de notre 16e événement pour le parkrun de Beach Strip. Je suis émerveillé par tout le support que nous avons reçu des gens de la communauté, de l’empressement à se porter bénévole lorsque l’appel est lancé, aux touriste de…

Read more › Uncategorized - 29th August 2017

Kanata parkrun, Ottawa, launches September 16th

Have you checked out our events page lately?  We’ve had a new pin lurking for a few days and it means we have news of a new parkrun.  Kanata parkrun, Ottawa, launches on September 16th.   The course takes part in Kanata, a 20 minute drive from the centre of Ottawa, and is being spearheaded by…