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Read more › News - 31st October 2018

Where everybody knows your name

Sewanee, TN, pop. 2300, holds the distinction of being the smallest US community to have a parkrun event. Too small? Not at all. Locals and tourists alike have been charmed by the personal touch at Mountain Goat Trail parkrun.   Co-Event Director Kristin Sturgill takes up the story.   “Sometimes you want to go where…

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Read more › News - 26th June 2018

“I’m Not a Runner”

“I’m not a runner.” Many of us have uttered this phrase, however the line between “runner” and “non-runner” seems to vary from person to person. Many self-proclaimed “non-runners” may actually move their bodies in a way that the majority of the population would classify as a run. However, they themselves don’t think of themselves as…

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Read more › News - 16th May 2018

parkrun USA Road Trip

There’s no place like your home parkrun. But with more and more events appearing across the US, your barcode is your ticket to a warm welcome from parkrun communities throughout the country. Consider including “parkrun tourism” in your summer travels this year.   Some of our events are close to obvious attractions involving monuments, bridges,…

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Read more › News - 24th April 2018

All aboard for Mountain Goat Trail parkrun

The Mountain Goat Railroad once hauled coal up the mountain and connected communities in southern Tennessee. Nowadays, a grassroots effort is converting the old railroad bed into the Mountain Goat Trail, a beautiful multi-use trail that will eventually connect those same communities. Mountain Goat Trail parkrun launches on May 19th between Sewanee and Monteagle, TN….