Awards, News - 25th May 2019
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National Volunteer Week

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Volunteering at parkrun is a hugely positive experience, easy to learn, accessible to all ages, genders and generations and we acknowledge the contribution of everyone whatever their role.

 

During National Volunteer week this week, we want to celebrate and respect our parkrun high vis heroes and everything that is great about volunteering.​

 

Be proud you are all making a world of difference and contributing to our parkrun mission to create a healthier, happier planet.

 

Watch our video, celebrating our volunteers.

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A look back at 16 years of parkrun

On Saturday 2 October 2004, 13 runners and five volunteers turned up to Bushy Park in Teddington, London for a free, timed, 5k run, known then as the Bushy Park Time Trial.   Little did they know what they had started.    16 years later, more than 4.4 million different people around the world have completed a parkrun…

parktoberfest

parktoberfest is here!

In a worldwide celebration of parkrun’s 16th anniversary, join us for a special month of community, the outdoors and physical activity at parktoberfest.   Have you been searching for an opportunity to have a bit of fun, walking, jogging or running in your local neighbourhood? Something that is free, easy to do and doesn’t require…