We welcome East End, New Plymouth into the parkrun fold on Saturday 22nd and wish them all the very best for their inaugural run!
They start on a day when around the country a number of parkruns are having a ‘tutu’ parkrun, just for the fun of it (including Invercargill pictured above) and evidently the next one coming this year is 22 December!
Please take note:
Daylight saving start times for Summer
On Sunday, September 30th daylight saving starts so on the following Saturday 6th October all Southland parkruns will revert back to 8.00 am start times for the Summer months.
Dunedin, Invercargill, Wanaka, Balclutha and Queenstown will all be starting at 8.00 am from October 6th
Anniversaries in October
New Events on the Calendar
East End parkrun, New Plymouth - 22nd September 2018
Foster parkrun, Rolleston ( near Christchurch) – 27th October 2018
Tauranga International Marathon – 22nd September
Greta Valley Relay Race – hosted by Athletics Canterbury – 22nd September
Mud, Sweat & Tears Challenge – Sunday, 23 September 2018 - Mosgiel, Dunedin
|6th October||NZ Road Relay Championships, Christchurch|
|7th October||NZ 24 Hour Championships, Auckland|
|14th October||NZ Trail Running Championships, Christchurch|
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…
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…