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Read more › News - 27th September 2018

Petit homage

Vous savez, nous à Saint-Paulin, nous ne sommes pas nombreux. Nos statistiques sont plutôt basses à comparer du reste du Canada.Il y a rarement une grosse foule à la ligne de départ, mais nous avons des gens qui sont accros à parkrun.   Nous avons aussi des gens qui vivent à l’extérieur, mais qui sont…

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Read more › News - 27th September 2018

Introducing…Orleans parkrun, Ottawa!

On September 29, 2018 a new event will join the parkrun Canada family – Orleans parkrun, Ottawa. Orleans is a suburb located in the eastern part of the city along the Ottawa River, about 16 km from downtown Ottawa. The Orleans community is very excited to welcome parkrun!   The Saturday morning event will take place…

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Read more › News - 19th September 2018

parkrun Frédéric Back – vu par un Montréalais

Cette semaine, nous avons deux histoires de parkrun Frederic Back et ils nous donnent leur point de vue. Le parkrun a duré plus d’un an et a gagné une grande communauté.   Billel R   Un jour, j’ai vu, dans mon fil d’actualité, l’annonce d’une course hebdomadaire de 5 km qui était tout près de chez moi….

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Read more › News - 19th September 2018

Frédéric Back parkrun – Montrealer’s point of view

This week we have two stories, both from Frederic parkrun regulars and they give us their perspective.  The parkrun has been going for well over a year and has gained a great community behind it.   Billel R   One day I saw a notice in my newsfeed about a weekly 5k run that was…

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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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