News - 4th October 2017
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Celebrate #parkrun13 with us

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Next Saturday 7 October, 13 years after 13 people completed the very first parkrun, we celebrate our 13th birthday!

To celebrate how the international parkrun community has grown over the past 13 years, we want to collect a photograph of a personalised apricot top from every event in the world (where available), from Aberdeen in the UK, to Żary in Poland and we need your help! "</p

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Come walk with us!

Yeah, we get it, the word ‘run’ is in the name “parkrun”. But our main goal is to help people to get active, and to be active in their community, and walking is at least as good for that as running. Perhaps better, as it’s more often social.   We often hear that folks are…

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Octogenarian parkrunners unite in London

On Saturday 7 July, with the temperature nudging 85 degrees, 38 parkrunners aged 80 and over gathered at the birthplace of parkrun, Bushy Park in London. One of the participants, Richard Pitcairn-Knowles, tells us more:   Several regular local parkrunners were joined by many oldies from as far afield as Scotland, Wales, the West Country, Essex…