Since our last fortnightly update we have seen 47 parkruns operating around Australia in the Northern Territory, Tasmania and Western Australia with 4,946 walkers, joggers, runners and volunteers taking part.
This weekend we will reopen parkrun in the ACT as an initial six-week trial. Our events will display a QR code that participants will be encouraged to scan using the Check in CBR App.
In South Australia, we have been working closely with the COVID Management Plan Team and SA Health and are delighted to confirm parkrun events will reopen in SA on 21 November.
This week we have seen restrictions lifted in both metropolitan and regional Victoria and whilst outdoor gathering limits are currently 10 people and you must be able to keep 1.5 metres between everyone, we will review the updated industry restart guidelines for outdoor physical recreation once they are available.
We are still in discussions with the Queensland and New South Wales governments regarding approval to reopen parkrun in those states.
Thanks, as always, for your support and patience.
Territory Manager, parkrun Asia Pacific
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