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Read more › News - 15th May 2018

Deaf and Hard of Hearing parkrun takeovers mark National Deaf Awareness Week

National Deaf Awareness Week runs from 14 to 20 May 2018. parkrun’s Outreach Ambassadors for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Victoria Knight-Phillips and Philippa Wynne, wanted to celebrate the beginning of National Deaf Awareness Week by doing something a little different. Victoria explains more:   Last year we arranged three parkrun takeovers which were…

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Read more › News - 20th December 2017

The story behind the photo

At first glance it may just look like a happy dog flying through the air, but this photo tells a much more important story.   In 2015 I was given this special little dog by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People after losing most of my hearing suddenly. His name is Rusty and he is trained…

prvoe champions conference
Read more › News - 12th October 2017

Building communities for parkrunners with disabilities and long term health conditions

parkrun launched its PROVE project just over a year ago with the goal of encouraging more people with disabilities and long term health conditions to participate at parkrun and it’s already delivering on that goal using social media. Frank Jones, parkrun’s PROVE project manager explains more:   We wanted to create a safe and supportive…

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Read more › News - 18th May 2017

Deaf and Hard of Hearing parkrun takeover events

Last weekend there were Deaf and Hard of Hearing Takeover Events at Huddersfield parkrun and Hove Promenade parkrun on Saturday and at Huddersfield junior parkrun on Sunday.   Victoria Knight-Phillips, parkrun Champion for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, coordinated these events. We chose this weekend to coincide with the start of National Deaf Awareness Week….

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Read more › News - 18th May 2017

Deaf and Hard of Hearing parkrunners

Reece and Kane     Reece is 11 years old and Kane is nine years old. They are both Deaf and wear hearing aids.   Their Mum, Jayne, was told about the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Takeover Event at Huddersfield junior parkrun and persuaded them to come along and give it a go.  …