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Cross country Athletics
Read more › News, Press - 13th June 2017

Welcome to Athletics New Zealand

parkrun New Zealand is very pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Athletics New Zealand and together aim to grow grassroots running across the country. Hopefully helping to spread the message of better health and wellbeing for all abilities too!   About Athletics New Zealand Founded in 1887, Athletics New Zealand has a…

Lions tour
Read more › News - 31st May 2017

Research into parkrun tourism

Researchers at Federation University Australia are conducting a study into the relationship between travel and health/fitness. Specifically, the project will focus on how parkrunners perceive their health and fitness and whether their interest extends to how they make tourism decisions.   Participation in the survey involves responding to a series of questions regarding the choices you…

taupo volunteer
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 30th May 2017

Volunteer profile

Tara is what parkrun is all about and since parkrun kicked off here in January she’s attended almost every Taupo event, until she unfortunately broke her foot at another event! Since being injured she has volunteered most weeks and has come down wearing her moon boot and/or crutches – thanks Tara, you’re a great person…

Pegasus - Bidgie
Read more › News - 17th May 2017

Volunteer Profile

  Bidgie Jefferies has been and continues to be a staunch supporter and great volunteer at Pegasus, as she says her spinal injury prevents her from participating but her love of running keeps her motivated, keen and totally supportive. Bidgie is, in her own right, one of the great characters we have at Pegasus. -…

puarenga
Read more › News - 3rd May 2017

parkrun Diary

Porirua parkrun – track still closed! The bridge in Bothamley Park near the 1km mark is being replaced.  For the following two Saturdays the Porirua team will still be at the Plimmerton course. This album shows you where to go and details about the track. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/porirua/news/2017/02/27/porirua-parkrun-temporary-course-18-25-march-and-1-april-2017/     Cancellations – Please note this coming Saturday…

kelly
Read more › News - 3rd May 2017

Volunteer Profile

  Name: Kelly de Charmoy Age: 25 Home parkrun: Cornwall Park   Occupation: Nurse   Number of Runs: 23   Number of times volunteered: at least 83 (and counting)   Favourite volunteer role: Scanner   I volunteer at parkrun because: I love being involved in something so epic!   One thing I love about parkrun…

world masters
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

World Masters Games 2017 – Auckland

We wish all parkrunners who are taking part in the World Masters Games the very best in whichever events you are participating in and would love to hear from you about your  experience to share some great stories about this wonderful event!   ‘The World Masters Games is the world’s largest multi-sport event. Held every…

cambridge NZ diary pic
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

parkrun Diary

  Porirua parkrun – track still closed! The bridge in Bothamley Park near the 1km mark is being replaced.  For the following two Saturdays the Porirua team will still be at the Plimmerton course. This album shows you where to go and details about the track. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/porirua/news/2017/02/27/porirua-parkrun-temporary-course-18-25-march-and-1-april-2017/     Cancellations: Puarenga - 6th May 2017, due…

tourist Cornwall
Read more › News - 4th April 2017

A unique parkrun double (or the “the lengths to which you go”)

We often hear people say that they wish they could do parkrun more than once per week, but Washington DC area parkrunner Paul Durbin has gone to extreme lengths to make that wish a reality. On March 18th Paul did Cornwall parkrun at 8am in Auckland, New Zealand, then he flew to San Francisco where he did Crissy…

anderson profile.jpg 2
Read more › News - 4th April 2017

Volunteer Profile

Name: Eric Phimister Age: 66 Home parkrun: Anderson parkrun   Occupation: Electronics technician (retired)   Number of Runs: 18   Number of times volunteered: 20   Favourite volunteer role: I like the timekeeper role as it enables me to see, and interact with people as they cross the finish line. Also, it leaves me free…

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