News - 20th December 2017

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Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns

All parkruns hosting these events are on the Christmas parkrun NZ compendium please check for the different start times too – everyone is very welcome!


Six parkruns are having events on both Christmas and New Year’s Day, one being Western Springs where magical Mike pictured below will be your host! Wishing everyone a great morning wherever you’ll be across the country!


Michael western springs


New parkuns coming up in February 2018

Invercargill parkrun – 10th February (Queens Park)

Wanaka parkrun – 24th February


Upcoming Events

XRACE will be back in February 2018  

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



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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…