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Read more › News, Press - 26th June 2019

Joey’s Spirit

If there’s one young life to have seen more than a multitude of adults, it’s Joseph Oosterhoff from Quinns Rocks.   Looking at his youthful physique whenever he attends parkrun, one would be hesitant to think the 15-year-old has undergone numerous procedures for health conditions which have plagued him since birth – certainly none of…

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Read more › News - 20th June 2019

Milestone update

We are currently experiencing some technical issues with milestone t-shirts which means that we have temporarily suspended claims.   Last month an issue was discovered that meant we weren’t receiving confirmation of a milestone t-shirt claim (when the order is processed on Pro:Direct’s website). To ensure there are enough free t-shirts for everyone we need…

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Read more › News - 19th June 2019

10 ways to rediscover your parkrun mojo

Whether you are new to parkrun, or you’ve been parkrunning for years, it’s only natural from time-to-time to find yourself in a bit of a parkrunning slump.   Are you struggling for motivation? Have your times plateaued? Tempted by the snooze button? Looking for some inspiration?   Here are 10 ways you can rediscover your…

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Read more › News - 19th June 2019

parkrun profile: West Beach

West Beach parkrun runs along the beautiful coastline then inland along the Torrens River. It sits between the more famous beachside suburbs of Glenelg and Henley and if you’re looking for a great crowd, beautiful scenery and a swimming beach, this is parkrun you should visit.   There are horses in the paddocks between the…

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Read more › News - 12th June 2019

Website Changes

You may have noticed the parkrun website looks a bit different today.   We had hoped to have a brand new website live by now but unfortunately, due to complications in delivery, we haven’t been able to achieve what we wanted.   We haven’t changed any of the content or the structure of the site….

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Read more › News - 12th June 2019

parkrun profile: Canning River

The Canning River Regional Park covers both sides of the Canning River, Perth’s second main river, which joins the Swan River Estuary through its South-Eastern suburbs.   Canning River parkrun (CRp) is a circular course that takes in many of the park’s natural features. But we are getting ahead of ourselves. CRp opens an Event…

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Read more › News - 12th June 2019

A lucky escape

There are times in your life that you reflect on what lies in the past. For me, I had such a moment last year at Christmas when I looked back on a moment that changed my perspective of life forever. I learned an important health lesson which I would like to share with you. But…

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Read more › News - 12th June 2019

Sport plays key role in helping prisoners rehabilitate

The following article appeared in The Age and the Pursuit this week:   The number of people in Victoria’s prisons is soaring. In the past 10 years the state’s prison population has jumped by 80 per cent to 7666, and in the coming year the government will spend $1.8 billion on its prison system.  …

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