This week we were featured in the ‘Shakeout Podcast’. The podcast is put together by Canadian Running Magazine and features weekly running news and full episode stories. We were fortunate to have a full episode to ourselves as presenter Joan Chung guides us through her first experiences of parkrun by talking to Cambridge organisers and runners, parkrun Founder Paul Sinton Hewitt, and Canada Country Manager Euan Bowman.
“parkrun is a weekly, free, timed 5K run in a park. This all sounds like nothing out of the ordinary. There are, after all, people running in parks all the time, either alone, with friends, or as part of a club or a team.
It may come as a surprise then that internationally, parkrun is extremely popular. Since 2004, there have been over 200,000 events worldwide, including in countries such as Australia, Germany, France, Russia, and from its country of origin, the United Kingdom. ”
You can check out the podcast here
We are thrilled to announce our newest parkrun, starts in Regina, Saskatchewan, on August 4th! We’ll do a further in depth profile in the next couple of weeks, but below are the high level details. If you are around this Saturday, the local team will be doing their practice event. This won’t count towards…
Last weekend this mug spoke to me – ‘It was always about the coffee’. What is this mug, where did it come from and why was it speaking to me? It was all part of a special weekend that sent my memory back exactly 10 years ago. It was a special weekend for two reasons….