Jill Marsh

If only my high school PE teacher could see me now!

I am not a runner, not a morning person, I hated running at school and was quite unfit before parkrun. When my colleague Claire finally motivated me to go along to Millwater parkrun in 2015 I was worried that everyone would be super fit lycra clad runners – but then I went along and everyone…

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From ‘baby haze’ to three generations of female parkrunners: Vanessa’s story

34-year-old Queenslander Vanessa Gibson describes herself as being in a ‘baby haze’ for quite a while after the birth of her second child. Having heard about the concept of parkrun and thinking it would be some fantastic ‘me time’ she was disappointed to discover there were no parkruns in her neighbourhood. Vanessa’s reaction was simple:…