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Read more › News - 20th March 2017

Etienne holds 20 age category records

ETIENNE HIBBERT (82 years) MAKES IT 20:20 AT THREE SILOS IN EAST LONDON THIS WEEKEND. Umhlanga parkrun’s Veteran Male 80/84 parkrunner, Etienne Hibbert added a whimsical record to his parkrun achievements, by not only doing 20 different parkruns to gain his Tourist parkrun qualification, but by holding all the records for his age category for…

Read more › News - 16th March 2017

Marvellous Midstream sets inaugural record!

When asked which is the prettiest parkrun in South Africa 250 club member “Delta” Dieter Meyer replied “The prettiest parkruns are those I run with my friends”.   Dieter must have been very happy at the pretty sight of over 1,000 friends and newcomers to parkrun who gathered to run the inaugural Midstream parkrun last…

Read more › News - 16th March 2017

parkrunner of the week Johan Steyn

Name: Johan Steyn Age: 60 Occupation: Van rental manager Home parkrun: Potchefstroom Trail or Road Running? Trail Running Number of parkruns completed: 138 How has parkrun changed your running / fitness? parkrun changed my life from spectator to regular participant. From struggling to run 100m to easily doing 5km. Favourite volunteer role: Pre-event setup – I…

Read more › News - 16th March 2017

Dress to impress with MRP Sport

For most parkrunners, there’s more to parkrun than just running. There’s also the breakfast, smoothie or coffee dates with friends afterwards. Not dressed for it? No problem. Enjoy your post-run treat at your favourite spot in MRP Sport’s athleisure looks designed for both running in and relaxing in. For ladies, fashion-forward print leggings pair perfectly…

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Read more › News - 16th March 2017

Link your parkrun profile to Vitality

parkrunners, are you earning your Vitality points for parkrun?   Remember, Vitality members earn up to 300 fitness points for every parkrun event they complete. Your points will be awarded as long as you register, link your parkrun profile with Discovery Vitality, and scan your barcode after every run.   Complete the linking process by following this simple step-by-step…

Bruce 250
Read more › News - 2nd March 2017

Bruce joins the 250 club

I always find it embarrassing writing about myself but I have to acknowledge how special I felt at the celebration of my reaching the 250 milestone club last weekend at Delta Park parkrun. When I arrived to run I was overwhelmed by the response from the Delta Park parkrunners, many of whom were wearing green…

Read more › News - 2nd March 2017

parkrun brings families together

Greg Miles shares his story of how his family has come closer together, thanks to parkrun.   I enjoyed running at school and did a Comrades (down run) in 1991 and a Two Oceans the same year and then got busy with life and became overweight, at my heaviest clocking in at 103kg.   Thanks…

Read more › News - 2nd March 2017

parkrunner of the week Clem Eccles

Name: Clem Eccles Age: ​64 Occupation: ​Retired Industrial Engineer Home parkrun:  ​Hartenbos​          Trail or Road Running? Both – I also take the dogs every day for a run on the beach.  Number of parkruns completed: 113 How has parkrun changed your running / fitness? Although I run daily with the dogs, parkrun provided me with a further incentive to…

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