Kapiti Coast
Read more › News - 11th December 2018

parkrun Diary

Kapiti Coast is having their 200th event this Saturday 15th December – there will be spot prizes and some sweet treats! They look forward to seeing everyone there, including their wonderful parkrunners pictured above.   Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin - January Kapiti Coast - January Taupo - January   Cancellations: Gisborne - 29th December 2018   Christmas and New Year’s…

Read more › News - 11th December 2018

Date Line Double parkrun

If you’re looking for a challenge similar to one leg of ‘The Amazing Race’ then have a go with this – crossing the date line to be able to run two parkruns on one Saturday!   Roxie Paine completed the Date Line Double Challenge on 24th November completing Cornwall Park parkrun in Auckland first before…

bud invercargill 2
Read more › Awards - 27th November 2018

parkdog of the week

  Bud Boniface Hey guys, I’m Bud, mum says I’m a 2 year old black lab but really I am just amazing. I had a very rough start in life, when my family got me I was 5months old, my hip was shattered so it had to be removed, it hurt to walk for a…

east end runner and son
Read more › News - 27th November 2018

Event Profile – East End, New Plymouth

Erin & Trevor are the co – Event Directors of the new East End parkrun located in beautiful New Plymouth. They have just had their 10th event, but have already established a wonderful community of volunteers and runners which will continue to grow.   Erin explains how she first got involved with parkrun: I first got…

Read more › News - 27th November 2018

parkrun Diary

Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin – January Kapiti Coast – January Taupo – January   Cancellations: Gisborne – 29th December 2018   Christmas and New Year’s Day events: Check out the link below to see which events are having extra runs on these days. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/special-events/ Upcoming Events:  XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and…

pegasus course 1
Read more › Awards - 13th November 2018

Event Profile – Pegasus parkrun

I’m Jackie (Jax) Hancock from Pegasus parkrun in North Canterbury. We got involved with parkrun because my uncle came to visit from the UK and made us do Hagley (before Pegasus had started!).   Then when Geoff started Pegasus parkrun it was so close to home we thought we would try it out – and started off saying…

Erica East End
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

An Extraordinary Human!

Born with Miller Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, Erica and her brother are the only two affected by the syndrome in New Zealand. She credits her mum for her iron-willed disposition and her story of refusing to let her condition get in the way of her hopes and dreams is inspirational.   Erica, parkrun NZ…

Read more › News - 13th November 2018

parkrun Diary

Please take note of Queenstown parkrun’s cancellation this Saturday 17th November, Wanaka parkrun would be very happy to welcome those parkrunners not running in the Queenstown Marathon events. Wishing parkrunners taking part in the Queenstown events all the very best for a great morning!   This Saturday is the 3rd anniversary of Western Springs parkrun!…