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junior parkrun ready to launch

In April last year, as part of a 12-month pilot, we launched our first junior parkrun event at Southport on the Gold Coast. Subsequently, there were two more events set-up at Westerfolds in Melbourne and Cannonvale in the Whitsundays.   As a result of the success of these events, and with thorough and careful consideration…

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A kid who is hard to catch

Eight-year-old Ipswich parkrunner Conor Mathewson might be fast, but even at such a young age, he is already insightful enough to realise everybody’s fast is different.   Conor has a parkrun PB of 18.41 and 97 parkruns under his belt and says more than anything that his goals are to just keep running and having fun….