Dawn Nisbet Oldham parkrun #389
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…

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…

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…

The course
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…

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…

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…

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…

Adri Hartveld Hanley parkrun
Read more › News - 8th February 2018

Participation, not pace, is what’s important

As an NHS physiotherapist I find that many of my patients are aware they need to do more physical activity, even before I have given them any advice. What they want to know is how, despite the pain in their leg, despite the weight they’ve put on or despite them getting out of breath on the…

Read more › News - 8th February 2018

I will be back!

My name is Jane Goodchild, a 56-year-old woman with the mind of a 25-year-old who is always doing something that involves sport.   Jogging around Clumber Park, a National Trust property in Nottinghamshire one Saturday morning with my dogs, I noticed a run was in progress in the park and I recognised some of the…

Read more › News - 7th February 2018

parkrun profile: March

March is a market town in Cambridgeshire that has played host to a parkrun since January 2016. It is located in The Fens (a local term for an area of marshland), a coastal plain that was drained hundreds of years ago.   March parkrun is four equal laps around West End Park and is run…

Page 4 of 53« First...23456...102030...Last »