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Read more › News - 11th October 2018

parkrunning with Arthritis / MSK Conditions

My name is Michelle Rivett, and I have a connective tissue disorder called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). My condition is progressive and can be difficult to treat, it is regarded as a rare disease. Clinicians would categorise EDS as a type of musculoskeletal (MSK) condition of which there are many different types such as osteoarthritis,…

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Read more › News - 22nd August 2018

Pancake parkruns!

Some people love the feeling of walking, jogging and running up hills. Whether that be for the challenge of the climb, the views and scenery at the top, or the freewheeling sensation on the way down.   On the other hand, there are those who don’t! Some parkrunners like to keep their free, weekly, timed…

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Read more › News - 22nd February 2018

parkrun profile: Cardiff

When Cardiff parkrun launched in 2008 it was the seventh event to join the parkrun family and the first outside of England.   Following on from its 10th birthday last weekend, Event Director Phil Cook looks back on an event that has had a significant impact on the Welsh capital and blazed the trail for…

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Read more › News - 19th May 2017

Supporting healthy lifestyle choices

In August last year I moved to Wales after spending four years working in Canada. As a keen runner arriving in a new city I started to look around for running clubs and someone suggested that I join a local parkrun.   I have to admit that I had never heard of parkrun, but I…