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CliveLewis MP
Read more › junior parkrun - 21st December 2016

From the Parliamentary Pancake Race to junior parkrun

I’ve known about parkrun and junior parkrun for a while – it’s a big thing in London where I spend four days a week, and it’s something that’s often come up in conversations with parents in Norwich where I am an MP.   I’m always humbled by the efforts of everyone who organises these types…

Read more › junior parkrun, News - 13th December 2016

A real game-changer

Noel Thatcher MBE is one of the most successful British athletes of all time. He represented Team GB at six consecutive Paralympic Games and won five gold medals, as well as breaking the 5,000 metres world record at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics in the astonishing time of 14:56.   Noel was made an MBE in…

Read more › junior parkrun - 7th December 2016

Many minor miracles

This week’s junior newsletter comes to you from Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE, the Founder of parkrun 12 years ago, who explains the power of junior parkrun as Christmas approaches.   Christmas, Moormead and junior parkrun. What do these things all have in common? How about fun, excitement, friends, food, volunteering, children, presents, exercise, cheers and smiles, mums…

Read more › junior parkrun - 30th November 2016

December’s To-Do List

There’s no avoiding it, it’s definitely ‘that’ time of year again. You know the one I mean. The one where we’re all suddenly on our best behaviour, trying to avoid ending up on Santa’s naughty list!   So, for all of those who may have fibbed about tidying their room, not ‘fessed-up to eating the last…

Read more › junior parkrun - 23rd November 2016

The Mini Mermaids

Hi, I’m Hannah, Director of Mini Mermaid Running Club UK and a very proud participant of both parkrun and junior parkrun with my family. I was super delighted to be asked to share my parkrun story with you!   Many of you will not yet have come across the Mini Mermaid magic, but those of…

Read more › Awards, junior parkrun - 18th November 2016

Brierley Forest parkrun and Hucknall junior parkrun recognised at annual awards

Congratulations to Brierley Forest parkrun and Hucknall junior parkrun for receiving the ‘Active Ashfield Appreciation Award’ at this year’s Active Ashfield Awards.

Read more › junior parkrun - 16th November 2016

Hooning around

Sunday marked quite a moment for my husband and I. It was exactly one year and one week since the day our then 4 year old registered for her very own parkrun barcode.   Being involved with parkrun since 2007 you can imagine this was a very exciting day as Rosie has been to parkrun…

Read more › junior parkrun - 9th November 2016

Approval rating

Hi!  My name is Mike Graney and I work as part of the parkrun HQ team as Head of Analysis.  It is my job to build our knowledge and insight into our participants, to help us in our mission to help create a healthier and happier planet.   Last week Chris Evans commented on his…

Read more › junior parkrun - 1st November 2016

The reluctant volunteer

Hello! My name is Tom Fairbrother and I am the newest and youngest member (just!) of the parkrun HQ team.    I started running back in 2011 after my football team disbanded, and I ran my first race in 2012. Ever since it has been a full on love affair! The highs of running have been memories I…

Hilly Fields parkrun nomination
Read more › Awards, junior parkrun - 1st November 2016

Hilly Fields junior parkrun shortlisted for Team London Awards

Hilly Fields junior parkrun were shortlisted as one of four teams in the Sports & Healthy Living category at the Team London Awards 2016.    Lisa Power, co-Event Director of Hilly Fields junior parkrun, said: The ceremony took place at City Hall and some of our core team, stalwart volunteers and our parkrun ambassador Craigie-Lee Paterson went along. It…

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