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Read more › News - 25th February 2020

A Saturday saviour

Following a total mastectomy five years ago, Helen Thiele was left feeling different to other women and very self conscious with no desire to undertake any physical activity. Thanks to some gentle words of encouragement from her daughter and husband, Helen walked Darwin parkrun in the Northern Territory and was instantly hooked. She is now…

Read more › News - 25th February 2020

Finding the courage to give parkrun a try

67-year-old Lyn Rose’s first experiences of West Beach parkrun in South Australia involved watching it with her daughters and their families. Having never liked physical activity and not believing parkrun was for her, a health scare changed her attitude and prompted her to give parkrun a try.   My name is Lyn and I recently…

Read more › Uncategorized - 19th February 2020

How does parkrun actually work?

You’ve heard of parkrun and are thinking of coming along, but you’re not quite sure how it works…   We’ve put together this handy guide, taking you through parkrun step-by-step!   1. Signing up   It’s completely free to register and you only need to sign-up once. Simply complete this form and then either print…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 19th February 2020

Love on the ‘park’run

It’s the time of year when we see more and more couples choose their local parkrun event to celebrate or find love.   Maybe it’s all those endorphins from walking and running, or perhaps getting outdoors amongst the close-knit communities of parkrunners is the feel-good catalyst – but romance is blooming alongside the native flora at…

Read more › News - 19th February 2020

Fiona Flies to Fifty

Fiona Dowdy recently became Mildura Weir’s first homegrown member of the 50 club. From a reluctant first-timer to passionate parkrun recruiter, she has flown through her first year of parkrunning.   Fiona is a great example of making a habit stick, demonstrated via her regular attendance. Since coming along to event number one on February…

Read more › News - 19th February 2020

parkrun profile: Dubbo

Dubbo is a rural regional city in the middle of New South Wales and if you drive about five hours north-west from Sydney, you’ll end up there. It is famous for the Taronga Western Plains Zoo and the Royal Flying Doctors Visitors Centre, which recently had a visit from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,…

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Read more › News - 18th February 2020

My ‘me time’

Having overcome an eating disorder, 31-year-old mother of three Anna-Lena Neumann made the decision to live a healthier and more active life. Luckily, Anna was about to discover that parkrun was ready to launch in the Queensland suburb she’d just moved to.   I had never heard about parkrun before it launched in North Harbour,…

Read more › News - 13th February 2020

Welcome Eukanuba

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Eukanuba.   Eukanuba is a Super Premium pet food company that has been proudly supplying high-quality nutrition to dogs around the world for over 50 years. Our partnership is built on our shared passion that everyone is born to be active whether you run or walk using…