This time last year, we were planning an overseas holiday and looking for places we could still do our weekly parkrun.
We managed to find a parkrun in Krakow in Poland, Stretford in the UK and Paris in France.
Poland meant a pre-Christmas run in the snow followed by hot, sweet tea. Stretford near Manchester meant starting and finishing on a tartan track after running into the local park and being urged on by the locals who called out ‘jolly good show’. Paris had more visitors than locals but the same friendly welcome.
Happy to say that the same great parkrun welcome stays the same all over and different time zones, nationalities and languages and are no barrier.
I signed up for parkrun about 2 years ago, but could never drag myself out of bed to make it there by 8am. Finally, on May 25th 2019 I pushed myself to go along to the Diamond Creek parkrun, and haven’t stopped since. I tell all my friends and family (and co-workers!) about how…
Looking for a way to choose your next holiday destination? With more than 2,000 parkruns worldwide, more and more parkrunners are using parkrun to see the world. Canberra based couple and parkrun regulars since July 2013, Kat and Michael Sliwinski are using it to see Australia with their two daughters, Elle (2) and Eve (4)….