Read more › News, roundup - 21st May 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, May 19th 2018

This week we embraced the elements, and rediscovered the joy of splashing in puddles. We welcomed our newest event, in our smallest community yet. We found a long lost parkrunner on an island. And we showed that it really isn’t a race.     It rained all week in the Mid Atlantic, but that wasn’t…

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Read more › News, roundup - 15th May 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, May 12th 2018

It was another beautiful day for parkrun USA! With celebrations across the country for moms, nurses, and milestone achievements, 925 lucky runners and 158 volunteers were were enjoying the sun and making new friends. Check out our favorite photos and stories from the week. What caught our attention at the parkrun in your neighborhood?   This week’s…

Read more › News, roundup - 8th May 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, May 5th 2018

It was another record weekend for parkrun USA! As we welcomed Charleston, WV parkrun to the family, there were TWENTY-ONE parkruns taking place across the country this weekend. All 21 were, of course, brought to you by a dedicated team of parkrun volunteers. This week’s photo roundup celebrates them and the joy that comes with…

Read more › News, roundup - 30th April 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, April 28th 2018

We had so much to celebrate across parkrun USA this weekend, with birthdays, births, records, and milestones. But, as usual, we were mostly just happy to be having fun outside with friendly parkrunners. Whatever the weather.     At Crissy Field parkrun in San Francisco, Heidi Sokolowsky became the 30th person to complete 100 parkruns in the…

Read more › News, roundup - 25th April 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, April 21st 2018

parkrun is helping to create more and more healthy communities across the US. This week’s roundup explains why, with a big assist from our younger parkrunners: the kids and the barkrunners.     parkrun is about volunteering in your community. Foxy is a regular barkrunner at Roosevelt Island parkrun, but this week she helped her…

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Read more › News, roundup - 17th April 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, April 14th 2018

It feels like every week is more exciting than the one before it here at parkrun USA. This week, we’re focusing on milestones: come see what we’ve accomplished together!   At Fletcher’s Cove parkrun, a group of first time parkrunners celebrated a very important personal milestone: completing their first-ever 5K. Team #heartlove, sponsored by WUSA…

Read more › News, roundup - 11th April 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, April 7th 2018

We welcomed yet another new parkrun location to the family this week (we’re talking about a little place called Aspen!) You can almost feel the excitement about the growth of parkrun US radiating from this week’s set of photos.   It’s ironic that in a state with over 300 days of sunshine the launch of Aspen…

Read more › News, roundup - 4th April 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, March 31st 2018

What a big weekend for parkrun USA! We welcomed a new parkrun to the family, set new national records for the number of parkrunners and volunteers, and spotted a lot of bunnies in some glorious spring weather.     Boston  City Councilor Matt O’Malley cut the ribbon to launch the inaugural Jamaica Pond parkrun. It was great…

Read more › News, roundup - 27th March 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, March 24th 2018

It was winter’s last hurrah at parkrun USA this week, but that didn’t stand in our way. We adjusted routes, we shoveled, we traveled. We welcomed the newest member of the parkrun USA family, with the launch of Kensington parkrun, and looked forward to a host of new family members in the coming months.  …

Read more › News, roundup - 21st March 2018

Our parkrun week in pictures, March 17th 2018

While the season changes ever so slowly from Winter to Spring, the true treasure at the end of the rainbow is not gold, but the communities of parkrun USA. While we wait for the Spring colors to load, an abundance of green could be found on parkrunners celebrating the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday.    …

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