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Read more › News - 30th January 2019

parkrun profile: Wondai

Wondai parkrun is based in a small rural Queensland town with a population of less than 2000 and recently celebrated its second anniversary. Being in a rural area, there are often cattle, wallabies and even camels to look out for each Saturday.   One of our smaller parkruns, with an average of about 30-50 participants each…

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Read more › News - 25th January 2019

Volunteer Update – January 2019

1 | Important changes to event email accounts   You may already be aware that one of the ongoing technical projects at parkrun is improving our email platform. We are now in a position to migrate event team email accounts from the current webmail system to Gmail.   This change will make event email accounts…

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Read more › News - 22nd January 2019

What type of parkrunner are you?

Within the world of parkrun, there are many different types of parkrunners. From the thousands of people who turn up at a parkrun around Australia, you are bound to spot one of the following types of parkrunners.   But, the big question is, what kind of parkrunner are you?   The Speedster  This is someone who…

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Read more › News - 16th January 2019

Introducing: Interval Training

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Interval Training.  …

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Read more › News - 16th January 2019

Supporting Suzi

It was April 2015 when Michael Arnott decided he needed to start dragging his wife out to parkrun. Already an avid parkrunner, Mick wanted to share his love of parkrun with his favourite woman, but he also wanted to help her to recover and become strong again.   Suzi had been diagnosed with Stage 4…

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Read more › News - 16th January 2019

Up for a Challenge?

Bronwyn Bell has been lucky enough to squeeze in a fair bit of parkrun tourism, notching up 64 different parkruns so far. On a recent visit to her NENDY (Nearest Event Not Done Yet), her patient husband queried why they always visit hilly parkruns, assuming it was intentional rather than by chance.   And that…

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Read more › News - 9th January 2019

Introducing: Tempo Running

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing tempo running.  …

HILL TRAINING
Read more › News - 2nd January 2019

Introducing: Hill Training

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Hill…

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Read more › News, Press - 2nd January 2019

2018 Year In Review

2018 was another exceptional year for parkrun in Australia.   Statistically, we continued to grow in every key metric whilst continuing to deliver an incredibly high standard of free, weekly, timed 5km events in all corners of the country. Obviously, this simply couldn’t be done without the continued enthusiasm and passion of our thousands of…

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