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.
34-year-old Queenslander Vanessa Gibson describes herself as being in a ‘baby haze’ for quite a while after the birth of her second child. Having heard about the concept of parkrun and thinking it would be some fantastic ‘me time’ she was disappointed to discover there were no parkruns in her neighbourhood. Vanessa’s reaction was simple:…
In a world first for a remand centre, 47 officers and prisoners at Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC) took part in the inaugural Wacol parkrun today. BWCC has become the 33rd correctional site in the world to host a parkrun, the ninth in Australia and the first in Queensland. Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner…