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.
As we move through the changing landscape of state-based lockdowns and restrictions, we’re publishing an AU-specific update to keep ambassadors, event teams, parkrun communities, and landowners informed on our progress. *** New South Wales Whilst some areas of NSW have emerged from lockdown, the NSW Government have announced that these areas will continue…
parkruns are community events delivered every weekend by volunteers. Anyone and everyone can be a volunteer. You need no prior experience and you can volunteer regularly, or just once in a while. All the roles are explained to you on the day, it’s super easy, fun and rewarding. Plus you get to feel a part…