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Read more › News - 7th August 2018

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  Upcoming Events The Tauranga International Marathon: It’s not like any other marathon event. Well, you can still run/walk 42.2km, 21.1km, 12km or 6km—plus there’s a kids (and parents!) dash. But here’s the clincher—it’s the first ever international marathon event to be held in New Zealand’s sunshine capital. Think sea, sun, surf; think cafés, culture and…

Blenheim
Read more › News - 26th June 2018

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Blenheim parkrun is turning two on 7th July and will have a barbeque afterwards – so tell your friends to come along and join in! They would welcome some extra volunteers on the day, and let’s hope the morning will be as lovely as the one pictured above!   Porirua parkrun is also celebrating their anniversary…

Richard McC
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

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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

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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!

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Read more › News - 16th May 2018

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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

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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

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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…

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