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Read more › News - 9th January 2019

Don’t Forget Your Barcode #DFYB

As parkrun has grown, it’s not surprising that the number of incidents where a runner falls ill or gets injured during an event has also increased. There’s almost 10 million run performances now each year across the globe and additionally, as parkrun continues to broaden its reach out to those people who have previously been…

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Read more › News - 9th January 2019

Delta parkrun’s records broken in 2018

Delta’s female record is broken every two years and 2018 was no exception.   Originally set at Event 8 on the last day of 2011 by Ann Ashworth who ran a 21:18, the Delta record was broken in May 2012 at Event 29 by Zola Budd Pieterse who smashed it with a 19:57, to break…

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Read more › News - 9th January 2019

2019: The Year of Getting Those Goals

MRP Sport is all set for a new start. With their motivating five week Get Started Challenge, as well as their brand new get-up, MRP Sport has everything you need to get going and get fit this year.   Supplement your current training with the Get Started Challenge: five-weeks of active inspiration designed to take…

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Read more › News, parkrun Hero - 9th January 2019

Volunteer Heroine: Janice Senekal

Janice Senekal is a volunteer who is always eager and willing. She has given up 70 of her Saturday mornings to assist with volunteering. Janice has a great sense of humour and has the other volunteers in gales of laughter when we chat before the first runners come in. She is always so encouraging towards our parkrun family and her friendly smile is…

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Read more › News - 9th January 2019

Hello 2019! Let’s make this the year to get healthy, together

Every year our Vitality members live longer, healthier lives with even more rewards and incentives to eat well, get fit and get their health checks. The earlier you start, the earlier you will see results and we’re looking forward to supporting you on your health and wellness journey this year.   Start with a parkrun   At the…

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Read more › Noticeboard - 13th December 2018

December Volunteer Update

Welcome to this month’s volunteer update! Here is some of the key information for the coming period as we approach Christmas, and the start of 2019. _________________________________________________   1 | Lightning   Summer storms are upon us and with these storms often comes lightning, which can be a serious threat to the safety of walkers,…

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Read more › News - 12th December 2018

2018 a huge success for parkrun South Africa

This is the last newsletter of the year and so I would like to thank everyone for helping to make 2018 such an exciting year for parkrun SA. The bare facts are that we opened 50 new events in the year bringing our total number of Southern African parkruns to 178. There were 2,150,000 runs…

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Read more › parkrun Hero - 12th December 2018

Volunteer Heroine: Marilé Van Schalkwyk

One of our most valuable volunteers is Marilé Van Schalkwyk. She would always rather volunteer and not complete the parkrun herself. She has only completed the course once here and has volunteered 33 times! We started our parkrun on 12 May 2018 and she prepared 25 direction arrows, 4 distance boards as well as 4 motivation boards…