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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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Read more › News - 20th February 2018

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Note from Cambridge parkrun about to celebrate their 1st anniversary! With one year (almost) under our belt, let’s indulge ourselves in some stats: There are 250 registered parkrunners with Cambridge NZ recorded as their home parkrun. Over the last twelve months, we have had a total of 482 different participants attend our parkrun. Those 482…

Eleanore and Socks
Read more › News - 23rd January 2018

Volunteer Profile

Eleanore has done all her runs at Porirua and she is certainly a wonderful asset to have in the community there. She must also be very valuable when pacing with her faithful dog, Sox! Eleanore is running in red above with Astrid (ED of Porirua parkrun)   Name: Eleanore Brown Age: 54 Home parkrun:  Porirua…

Palmerston North parkrun December 2017
Read more › News - 10th January 2018

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Anniversaries   Dunedin  – 13th January 2018 Event Director, Tania, had this to say about their anniversary! -  It’s time to celebrate 4 years of Dunedin parkrun and as always there will be cake.   Traditional gifts for a 4th (wedding) anniversary are fruit and flowers … so I’ve extrapolated that into a theme for the…

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Read more › News - 20th December 2017

Christmas at parkrun

Christmas is traditionally an occasion when people come together to spend time with friends and family. Sadly, we know that too many people will spend the festive period alone this year.   parkrun has always been about bringing people together from all walks of life, and at this time of year we all have an…

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Read more › News - 20th December 2017

parkrun Diary

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns All parkruns hosting these events are on the Christmas parkrun NZ compendium please check for the different start times too – everyone is very welcome! https://www.parkrun.co.nz/christmas-compendium/   Six parkruns are having events on both Christmas and New Year’s Day, one being Western Springs where magical Mike pictured below…

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