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Kapiti Coast
Read more › News - 11th December 2018

parkrun Diary

Kapiti Coast is having their 200th event this Saturday 15th December – there will be spot prizes and some sweet treats! They look forward to seeing everyone there, including their wonderful parkrunners pictured above.   Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin - January Kapiti Coast - January Taupo - January   Cancellations: Gisborne - 29th December 2018   Christmas and New Year’s…

chris-datelinedouble
Read more › News - 11th December 2018

Date Line Double parkrun

If you’re looking for a challenge similar to one leg of ‘The Amazing Race’ then have a go with this – crossing the date line to be able to run two parkruns on one Saturday!   Roxie Paine completed the Date Line Double Challenge on 24th November completing Cornwall Park parkrun in Auckland first before…

east end runner and son
Read more › News - 27th November 2018

Event Profile – East End, New Plymouth

Erin & Trevor are the co – Event Directors of the new East End parkrun located in beautiful New Plymouth. They have just had their 10th event, but have already established a wonderful community of volunteers and runners which will continue to grow.   Erin explains how she first got involved with parkrun: I first got…

foster
Read more › News - 27th November 2018

parkrun Diary

Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin – January Kapiti Coast – January Taupo – January   Cancellations: Gisborne – 29th December 2018   Christmas and New Year’s Day events: Check out the link below to see which events are having extra runs on these days. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/special-events/ Upcoming Events:  XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and…

Erica East End
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

An Extraordinary Human!

Born with Miller Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, Erica and her brother are the only two affected by the syndrome in New Zealand. She credits her mum for her iron-willed disposition and her story of refusing to let her condition get in the way of her hopes and dreams is inspirational.   Erica, parkrun NZ…

wanaka
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

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Please take note of Queenstown parkrun’s cancellation this Saturday 17th November, Wanaka parkrun would be very happy to welcome those parkrunners not running in the Queenstown Marathon events. Wishing parkrunners taking part in the Queenstown events all the very best for a great morning!   This Saturday is the 3rd anniversary of Western Springs parkrun!…

parkdog Cornwall park 2
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

parkdog of the week

Harry, a Hungarian Viszla, is a parkrun stalwart, now a two year old, Harry has ten parkruns to his name. He posed regally in his athletic vest for a photograph because he was aptly named after a certain young prince who shares his hair colour. Harry and owner Katrina volunteered as tail walkers as Harry’s been out…

Carol at finish
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

Different countries, same parkrunday feeling

Carol Cunningham is an infectiously, positive person and it was a delight to welcome her to Auckland and to Cornwall parkrun. Carol was here to run the Auckland Marathon and we’re pleased Auckland put on some excellent running weather for the day!   I love parkrun, I love to travel and I was lucky to able to…

delaware parkrun
Read more › News - 30th October 2018

New York Marathon – Sunday 4th November

Achilles NZ will be attending the New York City Marathon for the 25th time this weekend. It will be an awesome experience for all the new athletes attending and for those that have participated before it will be another chance to soak up the atmosphere of the world’s most prestigious marathon. There is a tour…

Queenstown halloween
Read more › News - 30th October 2018

parkrun Diary

There were some interesting characters at Queenstown parkrun which held a Halloween theme last week, please take note that Queenstown is cancelled on the 17th November due to the marathon taking place. This Saturday we welcome Greytown Woodside Trail to the parkrun family and wish them all the best for a great morning! The Rotorua…

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