I moved to Newcastle with no idea what I was really doing. I went to a parkrun as a friend said I could try her stand up paddle board if I came.
I have never left.
I am now on over 280 parkruns and I spent 2.5 years as an RD at Lake Mac. I rescued a 3-month-old pup Molly and despite a broken leg at 7 months, she loves a good run. She has done over 150 with me and we love everyone.
Most people know me by the crazy white dog I run with and I wouldn’t have it any other way. She is my life and parkrun is part of our journey and I don’t want to ever give that up.
We took another big step forward last Saturday as 5k events returned in Denmark, the ninth country to see events restart post-COVID, plus we welcomed back junior parkrun events in Scotland. In total nearly 60,000 people took part in 775 events around the world last weekend, including nearly 2,500 for the very first time….
With the restart of 72 events in Poland, last weekend saw the most parkrun events take place globally since the pandemic began last March. Nearly 66,000 individuals participated at one of 768 events across eight countries. Every event that restarts represents a huge step forward and should give all of us great reassurance and…