News - 1st February 2017

Full Steam Ahead for 2017


2017’s full steam ahead! The kids are back at school, we’re all back into the swing of things and you might even be a parkrun newbie who’s added a weekly parkrun to your weekend agenda. That’s what we like to hear.


For your upcoming parkruns, why not get the whole family involved? From mom and dad, to the littlest of runners, get everyone kitted out with our budget-friendly fitness gear and footwear.


And if you’re all about looking the part in official parkrun merchandise, shop our range of parkrun essentials for the whole family. Thinks tees and jackets, caps and water bottles. You can check out our activewear ranges and shop online at, or pop into your nearest MRP Sport store for an active wear refresh.

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