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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Taking small steps forward

It’s week two of The parkrun Resolution and it’s all about taking small steps forward. We’re here for you. Read on for this week’s top tips and don’t forget to celebrate what you’ve done so far.   Often the hardest thing to do is start: to start something new, make a change, do something differently….

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The gift of helping others

parkrun Ireland Country Manager Matt Shields tells us how your #parkrunresolution can be the gift of helping others.   I began running at 11 years old when I went to secondary school. Being small in height, and lacking the ball-handling skills for other school sports it was great to find an activity in which I…