Uncategorized - 29th November 2017

parkrun Diary


Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns


Christmas Day - Hamilton Lake, Dunedin, Pegasus, Western Springs, Kapiti Coast and  Whangarei – 8am start

Cornwall Park, Hagley and Lower Hutt – 9am later start


New Year’s Day - Lower Hutt, Dunedin, Western Springs and Whangarei – 8am start

Pegasus – 9am later start

Porirua – 10am later start


Upcoming Events

XRACE will be back in February 2018  

Checkout the website here: http://www.xrace.co.nz/#new-home

New Zealand Home Loans will have some free entries for parkrunners in January!



Rotorua Marathon – 5 May 2018

The Rotorua Marathon is the most iconic NZ Marathon and 2018 will be its 54th year!

It’s just over 6 months away and the early bird rates finish on 30 November  –




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Mental Health Awareness Week

Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week in New Zealand and we’d like to share parkrun Australia’s story of their very own CEO, Tim Oberg, who talked about his own personal experiences with anxiety last year in the lead up to World Mental Health Day (10th October), and this year again received an overwhelming response from…

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Ming Fong, a parkrunner and friend

Ming will be remembered fondly at Barry Curtis parkrun and we thank his family for letting us share his parkrun story here. Ming obviously endeared himself to his parkrun community and this was just a tiny part of his life, but it’s a reminder to us all how each parkrun community can become an extension…