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 much fun it is.
My Dad saw how much I loved doing it and has started coming along too. He’s currently injured so he’s still coming along and volunteering.
My best friend and I make sure once a month we do a new parkrun together, so we’re having so much fun catching up and trying out new parkruns.
After completing 16 parkruns I really don’t know why it took me so long to get out there and start.
In mid-July, the Scarborough family hooked up their new caravan for an Australian adventure, with a rough plan to complete a half lap of Australia starting from Canberra. Prepared to accept that COVID-19 could interrupt these plans at any point, they didn’t expect to have the good fortune to enjoy parkrun’s return in the Northern Territory…
On Saturday we welcomed back Cape Pembroke Lighthouse parkrun, in the Falkland Islands, and all three events in Australia’s Northern Territory, representing another positive moment in the gradual return of parkrun events around the world. It was great to see the unofficial parkrun podcast, With Me Now, live-streaming from Nightcliff and Palmerston parkruns. If…