News - 6th July 2017
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Moving Communities

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parkrun has come a long way since 2004. We are all part of the world’s biggest running event. In the US, we are setting attendance records on a regular basis. But that isn’t what moves us.

 

We are proud to unveil this short video, narrated by parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE, that explains how parkrun has a much bigger global ambition.

 

And we’ve only just begun…

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