On 1st Feb 2020, I did my 150th parkrun. Even though it was a really hot morning we still managed to have a lot of fun and laughter. The biggest surprise for me was that 2 of my friends travelled 3hours (one way) just to come celebrate with me.
I never thought I’d see the day where I’d reach this milestone even unofficial but glad to have met so many wonderful people.
Since our last fortnightly update we have seen more restrictions ease, more people reunited and more borders reopening. In that time we have welcomed 14,000 walkers, runners and volunteers to 63 Australian parkruns in the ACT, Northern Territory, Tasmania and Western Australia, with around 150 more events set to reopen over the next two Saturdays….
Deborah Biggs was encouraged to take part in parkrun when the band she plays in staged a ‘parkrun takeover’. Here she tells us how she’s gone from being terrified, to not being able to wait for parkrunday every week. I did my first ever 5k about five years ago, a Race for Life which…