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Read more › News, Press - 19th December 2018

Christmas Day parkruns

For most it’s a time for family and friends and festive cheer. But for some, Christmas can actually be quite a lonely time of year. This is where the parkrun family come into play. Not only is the free 5km run or walk an opportunity to get out and get fit each Saturday morning, parkrun…

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Read more › News - 19th December 2018

An Extraordinary Human!

Born with Miller Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, Erica and her brother are the only two affected by the syndrome in New Zealand. She credits her mum for her iron-willed disposition and her story of refusing to let her condition get in the way of her hopes and dreams is inspirational.   When you are…

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Read more › News - 12th December 2018

MyFit Tips

HOW TO TELL IF YOUR SHOES NEED REPLACING     TIP 1: THE OUTSOLE Watch for wearing down – similar to a car or bike tyre tread – on the lateral heel and forefoot.   TIP 2: THE MIDSOLE Look for compression and crease lines coupled with the cushioning becoming firmer and changing shape.  …

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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…