Read more › News - 26th April 2017

Make winter a winner with Maxed

Chillier starts. Long sleeves. More layers. Yep. Those winter parkruns are upon us.   Instead of hibernating, why not kick your parkrun motivation up a notch with brand new Maxed apparel designed for those active winter weekends? Think sleeveless puffers, quick-drying jackets, leggings and trackpants – not to mention a cool pair of Maxed trainers…

Read more › News - 26th April 2017

parkrunner of the week Malcolm Haefner

Name: Malcolm Haefner Age: 47 Occupation: CA(SA) Home parkrun: Bryanston Running club: Vitality Trail or Road Running? Both Number of parkruns completed: 100 How has parkrun changed your running / fitness?  I’ve gone from nothing to ultramarathons and trail runs Favourite volunteer role: Cheering everyone on, especially the kids! Why should others volunteer at parkrun?…

Read more › News - 12th April 2017

100 up for parkrun SA

Just over 5 years ago, parkrun SA was launched as 26 runners ran the very first parkrun at Johannesburg’s Delta Park. I’m not sure what those pioneers thought the future of parkrun would be, but I am sure none of them could have envisaged the explosive growth that parkrun would undergo in the following months….

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Read more › News - 11th April 2017

parkrunner of the week Amenda Doubell

Name:  Amenda Doubell   Age: 55 years   Occupation: Pastor   Home parkrun: Dusi until the end of December 2016, now Roodepoort   Number of parkruns completed: 94   How has parkrun changed your running / fitness? When I started parkrun I walked more than I ran. I am now able to run all the…

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Read more › News - 11th April 2017

Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards

Get up to 50% HealthyFood cash back, and so much more, with Vitality Weight Loss Rewards   Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards – our newest in-app tool designed to help you regularly track your weight until you reach a healthier weight. And we reward you for doing so!   Reach your goal and enjoy cash…

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Read more › News - 11th April 2017

Official parkrun kit from MRP Sport

Whether you’re a seasoned parkrunner or new to the scene, no Saturday morning parkrun is complete without official parkrun kit.   The unmistakable orange performance collection comes in sizes for every level of parkrunner, and is constructed with lightweight, sweat-wicking fabrics that’ll make your next weekend 5km a breeze. The tees are perfect for warmer mornings,…

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Read more › News - 30th March 2017

A bright future for parkrun in Africa

ICE Details   As parkrun South Africa rapidly approaches 600,000 registered parkrunners with between 30,000-40,000 runners and walkers taking part every Saturday, safety issues become increasingly more important. One of the steps we can all take is to update our ICE (In Case of Emergency) details. To do this, parkrunners need to log into their…