Ever since our friends at Medibank came on board, parkrun Australia has surpassed all expectations and goals, impacting a number of individuals and communities we could only dream of.
And so, it’s with much excitement that we announce Medibank will continue their partnership with us as the National Health and Wellbeing partner of parkrun Australia for another three years!
CEO of parkrun Australia, Tim Oberg says, “our renewed partnership will help us connect with even more people, especially those in areas that are in need of free, weekly community activities.
“Many of these at-need communities have already benefited from the 40 new parkrun events launched since the beginning of Medibank’s Free + Active program last year. Imagine what else we can achieve in the next three years!”
Fiona Le Brocq, General Manager of Brand and Marketing at Medibank adds, “It’s not often we get to work with a partner whose values are so closely aligned, but in parkrun, we’ve found a friend that is just as dedicated to the health, wellbeing and community as we are, which is why we are very proud to be the National Health and Wellbeing partner of parkrun.“
Medibank’s Free + Active program has ambitious goals in its sights; to get 1.5 million Aussies active in mind, body and community by 2022, by promoting fun and free activities throughout Australia.
Our continued partnership means together we’ll be putting our best feet forward towards reaching that goal.
Here’s to the next three years!
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