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Read more › News - 21st February 2018

WIN the latest TomTom Bandit Action Camera with Intersport!

Where is your favourite place to run? Share your favourite run view with us and you will be in with a chance of winning the latest TomTom Bandit Action camera! All you have to do is post a short video or photo of your #runwithaview and you could be one of 10 (yes, TEN!) lucky…

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Read more › News - 20th February 2018

parkrun profile: Mersea Island

Mersea Island is an island in Essex in the Blackwater and Colne estuaries, to the south-east of Colchester. Around 8,000 people live on the island, and of course it has a parkrun!   Mersea Island parkrun Co-Event Director Viv Fox tells us more…     My son invited me to his local event at Netley…

ARUK
Read more › News - 19th February 2018

Website revamp

Ever wondered how much money parkrunners have raised for dementia research since 2015? Want to know in which county five parkrunners completed 11 parkruns in one day? Can you guess how much money parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt raised for Alzheimer’s Research UK when he ran the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon?    Find all this…

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Read more › News - 17th February 2018

Look past the wobble and see the joy

“When I first saw the photo all I could focus on initially was the wobbly bits – I couldn’t see the joy that others saw. But the response I received helped me to gradually look past the wobble and see the joy.”     It popped up on my Facebook feed not so long ago that it…

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Read more › News - 16th February 2018

parkrunning with Parkinson’s

John MacPhee was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in his forties. Recognising the benefits of exercise in the management of his condition, John made the decision to join his wife at Perth parkrun after being discharged from hospital.    Three months on, John has set himself some lofty ambitions for the next 18 months. This is…

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Read more › News - 15th February 2018

parkrun profile: Lullingstone

Lullingstone, near Eynsford in north-west Kent, is home to Lullingstone Castle – one of England’s oldest family estates that dates back to the time of Domesday. The estate’s former deer park was sold to become an open-space and woodland park, and since 2015 it has hosted Lullingstone parkrun.   This 460 acre park is internationally…

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Read more › News - 14th February 2018

parkrun Profile: Keswick

Nestled in the picturesque Lake District, North West England, you’ll find Keswick parkrun. A beautiful trail route out and back along an old railway line, taking in the views of Blencathra and Skiddaw.   Adam Campion tells us more about Keswick parkrun…     Having heard all about parkrun from Tom Williams in his Marathon…

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Read more › News - 13th February 2018

Spreading a little parkrun love this week

With love in the air this week there’s no better time to spread a little parkrun love! Here at Intersport we don’t mind admitting that we #loveparkrun…it’s always there for us no matter what, it never stands us up and it makes us feel all warm inside. For these reasons and more, we’re so proud…

ARUK
Read more › News - 12th February 2018

Sophia’s year of parkruns

Sophia Hurlo loves parkrun so much she’s set herself the challenge of running every Saturday for the whole year – even the day before she takes on the London Marathon.   The 39-year-old, who lives in Southampton, has taken on the challenge to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK in memory of her grandmother who…

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Read more › News - 11th February 2018

City of Culture, City of parkrun

Hi, my name’s Glen. I grew up in Australia, I am a rugby league fanatic, and I work for parkrun HQ.   I was kindly asked to write this week’s event report for Hull parkrun, but I’ve taken the liberty of focusing more on my experiences and observations as a first-time visitor to Hull. You see, my home town…