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Read more › News, Press - 12th December 2018

How parkrun saved a life

parkrun might not be a race, but every time Ann Guyatt from Toowoomba completes the 5km course at her home of South Toowoomba, she feels like a winner.   Four years ago Ann, 74, found out she had a very aggressive form of cancer. She credits her recovery and ability to keep bouncing back to…

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Read more › Noticeboard - 10th 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 | Unaccompanied Under 11s   Some interpretations of the under 11 policy have caused a few issues recently so we’d like to further clarify how we expect…

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Read more › News, Press - 5th December 2018

Back on track: one inmate’s story of how parkrun is reaching through bars

When you consider that prisoners are cocooned in concrete and steel for most of the week, the appeal of an outdoor run in a green space might seem obvious. But talk to the men here and you realise that, for many of them, doing parkrun is about more than just getting some fresh air and…