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Read more › News - 13th June 2018

Lower Hutt Legend

Richard McChesney – LastOneStanding   Last weekend saw Richard McChesney, who started the Lower Hutt parkrun race on English soil at #LastOneStanding - an incredible, endurance elimination race.   Richard’s account of his amazing adventure follows: “An absolutely amazing weekend. The idea is that runners (and me walking) have to complete a 4.1 mile lap (6.56Km) in…

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Read more › News - 13th June 2018

parkrun Diary

This Saturday is Pegasus parkrun’s second anniversary  – they invite new and regular parkrunners and also perhaps some parkrun tourists to come along to join the celebration! All are welcome.   Anniversaries Pegasus - 16th June, 2nd anniversary Puarenga - 23rd June,  2nd anniversary   Cancellations Please take note Queenstown parkrun is cancelled on 23rd June http://www.parkrun.co.nz/queenstown/news/…

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Read more › News - 29th May 2018

parkrun Diary

Anniversaries Pegasus - 16th June, 2nd anniversary Puarenga – 23rd June,  2nd anniversary   New parkrun launch Queenstown – 9th June Please note Queenstown parkrun will have a winter start time of 9am – better dress up warm!

barry curtis
Read more › News - 16th May 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations Western Springs – 19th May Unfortunately part of the course is still under construction from the storm!     New parkruns for 2018 Queenstown – 9th June inaugural run   Upcoming Anniversaries  Barry Curtis – date to be confirmed   Anderson – 26th May Celebrate with us! On Saturday 19 May it is Anderson…

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Read more › News - 1st May 2018

parkrun Malaysia

Welcome to Malaysia, the newest country to join the parkrun family, which had its first run on 14 April. Taken from parkrun Australia: A new member joined the Global parkrun family last weekend, as Malaysia launched their inaugural event, Taman Pudu Ulu parkrun. New events launch on a weekly basis across the world, however it’s not…

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Read more › News - 17th April 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations: Please note Puarenga parkrun is cancelled on the 5th May due to the Rotorua Marathon taking place.   Daylight saving – winter times: Dunedin, Invercargill and Wanaka parkruns have changed to their Winter start time of 9.00 am   New parkruns for 2018 Tauranga – 28th April, registrations open Balclutha – 5th May, registrations open Gisborne – 12th May,…

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Read more › News - 3rd April 2018

Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games started in the Gold Coast on Wednesday and some special parkrunners were involved in the Australian leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay.   In the lead up to each Commonwealth Games, the Queen writes a message calling upon the Commonwealth’s athletes to come together in peaceful and friendly competition. Despite technology…

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Read more › News - 3rd April 2018

parkrun Diary

Daylight saving – winter times: Please take note that from this Saturday April 7th  Dunedin, Invercargill and Wanaka parkruns will change to their Winter start time of 9.00 am   New parkruns for 2018 Tauranga – 28th April Balclutha – 5th May Gisborne – 12th May Queenstown – June, date to be confirmed   Running on the…

Dave Moorcroft and Alison
Read more › News - 20th March 2018

5,000 m Running Legend

Hamilton Lake had the honour of welcoming a running legend last Saturday and Alison King, of Puarenga parkrun, was very fortunate to join him around the lake on a lovely St. Patrick’s Day morning!   David Moorcroft is in New Zealand to be the guest speaker at a celebration dinner held at the Whanganui War…

Puarenga
Read more › News - 20th March 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations: Please take note Western Springs will be cancelled this Saturday, 24th March due to the Pasifika Festival taking place.   Daylight saving – winter times: Please take note that from Saturday April 7th    Dunedin, Invercargill and Wanaka parkruns will be changing to a 9.00 am start   New parkruns for 2018 Tauranga – 28th April Balclutha – 5th…

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