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Hamilton Lake birthday
Read more › News - 31st October 2017

Fond farewells and warm welcomes

Hamilton Lake parkrun celebrated its 4th birthday on 21st October with a great crowd, an excellent barby and cake! These last four years has seen Hamilton Lake grow from strength to strength with Rob Hammington’s enthusiasm and dedication as Event Director. Rob decided to step down from his ED responsibilities and has passed the baton…

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Read more › News - 31st October 2017

parkrun Diary

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns   Christmas Day – Cornwall Park and Lower Hutt -9am start Hamilton Lake, Dunedin and  Whangarei – 8am start   New Year’s Day – Lower Hutt, Dunedin and Whangarei – 8am start   Anniversaries  Western Springs – 18th November  (with an animal theme of course)   Change of…

Hamilton Lake
Read more › News - 17th October 2017

International parkrun Day

MiNDFOOD Article By Anne-Marie Cook| October 5th 2017   parkrun is a deceptively simple concept – it’s a free, weekly, 5km timed run. This Saturday 7 October marks parkrun’s 13th birthday.   Thirteen years ago (on October 2, 2004), 13 people gathered to run the Bushy Park Time Trial – the very first parkrun. parkrun is…

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Read more › News - 3rd October 2017

One big happy parkrun family

Have taken this lovely story from parkrun Ireland not only because it’s amazing, but there is also a New Zealand link with Hagley parkrun! “Meet as strangers and leave as friends” is an apt expression that has been attributed to the parkrun experience. One family already with close bonds were pleasantly surprised to realise an…

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Read more › News - 19th September 2017

Join us for #parkrun13

On Saturday 7 October parkrun turns 13 years old and we’re inviting you to celebrate #parkrun13 with us on International parkrun Day.    13 is an extra special number for us, as that was the number of runners that got together on 2 October 2004 to run Bushy Park Time Trial – the very first parkrun.     Fast forward 13 years and…

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Read more › News - 19th September 2017

parkrun Diary

Millwater’s 3rd anniversary is this Saturday and all are welcome to their ‘Tutus and Ties’ themed morning, get along to share in the celebrations and cake! Please take note of Dunedin parkrun’s summer time change and Pegasus parkrun has a special morning planned this Saturday.   Anniversaries  Millwater – September 23rd 2017 Hamilton Lake –…

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Read more › News - 5th September 2017

parkrun Diary

Anniversaries  Millwater – September 23rd 2017 Hamilton Lake – October 21st 2017   New parkrun launch Palmerston North – 28th October 2017, registrations will open 6th October   Upcoming Events Tauranga International Marathon - Saturday  7th October 2017 Foot Mechanics Podiatry brings parkrun members an exclusive 10% discount for entries to the Tauranga International Marathon on Saturday…

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Read more › News - 5th September 2017

Benefits of dogs at parkrun

Below is a recent article from parkrun Australia.  There’s obviously a lot of dog lovers in New Zealand too and their dogs do bring a different dimension to our  parkrun mornings, often making friends of their own each week! The pictures are from New Zealand parkruns around the country. Would be happy to hear thoughts…

Millwater volunteers
Read more › News - 22nd August 2017

parkrun Diary

Anniversaries  Millwater – September – date to be confirmed Hamilton Lake – October 21st 2017   New parkrun Palmerston North – 28th October 2017, registrations will open 6th October   Upcoming Events Tauranga International Marathon - Saturday  7th October 2017 Foot Mechanics Podiatry brings parkrun members an exclusive 10% discount for entries to the Tauranga International Marathon…

Emily - volunteer
Read more › News - 22nd August 2017

Volunteer Profile

It’s wonderful having young volunteers who already know the value of giving back to the community – there’s so many more of you out there, but this week we celebrate Emily’s contribution – thank you to all our younger helpers!   Name: Emily Age: 16   Home parkrun: Cornwall Park   Occupation: Student   Number of Runs: 14   Number…

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