News - 23rd July 2018

A short tour around Canada

Highlights - cover photo

Join us for a whistlestop tour around Saturday’s parkruns…


North Bay

There was another heat warning at North Bay, but a 9am start and shady course meant parkrun went ahead without a problem.  This week the Deputy Mayor even got in on the action!


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North Bay 3



Runners and volunteers had a blast at Whitby parkrun, Ontario.











Nose Hill

Nose Hill’s maple leaf is proving a popular addition to their event








Frederic Back

It was celebration time in Montreal as Anne completed her 50th parkrun, and David his 100th. That’s 750km between the 2 of them -  bravo Anne and David!







St Paulin

Congratulations to the 5 first timers at St Paulin this week!




Richmond Olympic

Despite a popular 10km race elsewhere in town tempting away some of their regulars, Richmond Olympic welcomed hosted over 60 runners and volunteers this week, who were treated to a beautiful clear morning beside the Fraser River.






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Henderson Lake team

The story behind Henderson Lake parkrun, Alberta

On 30th March, Henderson Lake parkrun will launch in Alberta on March 30. Event Director Jim Carter takes a quick time out to tell us the story behind the new event.   My wife Ellen and I were first introduced to the parkrun movement by an Ottawa running friend who had just returned from a…

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Le premier parkrun de la Nouvelle-Écosse, Chain of Lakes

Samedi prochain, Chain of Lakes sera lancé à Halifax et parkrun Canada deviendra d’un océan à l’autre! Nous avons rencontré Jaclyn Currie, directrice de l’événement, qui nous en a dit davantage sur la création de notre plus récent événement parkrun.   L’équipe Je m’appelle Jaclyn, une Britannique qui a fait quelques parkruns au Royaume-Uni avant…