Just wanted to say parkrun does really change lives!
June 2017 I did my first. I was nudging 100kgs on the scales, extremely unmotivated and had no energy. I then went to my first parkrun at Mt Penang and enjoyed the spirit! Everyone was friendly and motivating no matter if you walked, jogged or ran or pushed a pram.
Since then I’ve made some really close friends and I felt I have inspired other friends outside parkrun to register. I’m now well over 100 parkruns, I’ve almost got my purple shirt and my PB is 19:14 and dropped over 22kgs since.
So, tell your friends! parkrun does change lives!
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…