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achilles NZ
Read more › Press - 7th August 2018

Achilles New Zealand

parkrun New Zealand is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with Achilles International New Zealand and aims to support and assist Achilles NZ members, walkers and runners in taking part in parkrun events and encouraging support amongst the parkrun community. A key factor in the ongoing success of Achilles New Zealand is developing…

France 4
Read more › Press - 24th July 2018

Un week-end Bleu, Blanc, Rouge!

We congratulate our parkrun friends in France on their brilliant Soccer World Cup win the day after celebrating Bastille Day! Anita, Country Manager of parkrun France, has some lovely words to say and expresses it so simply about the importance of sport and friendship. Bien fait! This is a direct translation from the newsletter:  …

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.