parkrun Australia is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Blackmores as part of its ongoing commitment to help inspire Australians to keep moving.
parkrun Australia CEO, Tim Oberg said, “Our parkrun communities bring locals together from all walks of life and break down the barriers to regular physical activity. “We’re thrilled that Blackmores will be supporting parkrunners on a local level. Our partnership will allow us to continue to launch more free, weekly events in communities around Australia.”
Interim Managing Director, Blackmores Australia and New Zealand, Eric Jeanmaire said, “Blackmores is proud to join parkrun as an official wellbeing partner. parkrun is an inspiring community-led organisation and the perfect partner to align with when it comes to our goal of inspiring all Australians to keep moving, listening to and supporting our bodies daily. We’re excited to be joining forces to support their mission of creating healthier, happier communities across Australia.”
“parkrun empowers people of all ages and fitness levels to proactively move their body and look after their wellbeing – something that Blackmores wholeheartedly supports. You can run, walk and even bring your dog along to the events!” he said.
Blackmores will be celebrating the partnership for the first time at parkrun Curl Curl (NSW) this Saturday by providing parkrunners with dedicated chill out hubs, interactive social competitions and fresh smoothies to relax and recharge after their parkrun.
Our commercial partners are vital in helping to ensure we can continue to deliver events for free, for everyone, forever, so please join us in welcoming Blackmores.
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