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Cross country Athletics
Read more › News, Press - 13th June 2017

Welcome to Athletics New Zealand

parkrun New Zealand is very pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Athletics New Zealand and together aim to grow grassroots running across the country. Hopefully helping to spread the message of better health and wellbeing for all abilities too!   About Athletics New Zealand Founded in 1887, Athletics New Zealand has a…

Motatapu Dual
Read more › News, Press, Uncategorized - 20th February 2017

The Race to Save an Island

Participants in the Partners Life DUAL are walking, running, swimming or biking to help restore Motutapu Island. Every competitor equals 4 more trees on the island! Motutapu Restoration Trust has just won an Australasian award for restoration excellence (from the Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia). This is the largest community-led conservation project on a pest…

Geoff Jackson
Read more › News, Press - 5th December 2016

Inspirational 86 year old parkrun legend

It’s wonderful that parkrun’s international family can bring runners/walkers together across the world sharing one very simple common goal, to get out, keep fit and have fun.   What better way to do it than in beautiful surroundings with like-minded people and having a chat over coffee afterwards. Thank you so much to Geoff for…

Read more › Press - 15th November 2016

Kiwi Trail Runner Article

For those who didn’t manage to get hold of a Kiwi Trail Runner magazine last month here is the featured parkrun article, which is easier to read!   It is Saturday, 7.55am and I am wringing my hands with nervousness. I have had a terrible sleep: my skort feels too short and shirt too thin:…

Read more › Press - 2nd November 2016

parkrun featured in Kiwi Trail Runner

Great article on the parkrun phenomena featured in last months Kiwi Trail Runner.