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Read more › News - 14th November 2016

parkdog of the week

Hi – I’m Cleopatra and I’m a rescue ex-racing greyhound. My mother adopted me just over 2 years ago and I had just come off the racing tracks in NSW, with hind legs like Usain Bolt !   What many of you probably don’t know about my kind is that – sure, we can run…

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Read more › News - 8th November 2016

Volunteer Profile

Name – Aileen Davidson Age – 39 Occupation – Income Protection Case Manager Home parkrun – Mosman Number of parkruns (runner) – 42 PB time – 25:06 (Parramatta) Number of parkruns (volunteer) – 47 Favourite volunteer role – Timekeeper I volunteer at parkrun because – I had been running at various parkruns since arriving in…

Jax
Read more › News - 8th November 2016

parkdog of the week

Hi! My name is Jax, and I’m a 10 year old Shiba Inu.   My home parkrun is Bendigo in Victoria.   I’ve never actually run a full parkrun… I had both of my knees replaced 2 years ago and I am far too dignified (lazy) to run more than 100m now – but I…

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Read more › News - 8th November 2016

Upcoming Special Events

Launches: 12/11 – Nepean River (NSW) 19/11 – Warrnambool (Vic) 26/11 – Kamay (NSW) , Forster (NSW) 3/12 – Cohuna (Vic) 10/12 – Rooty Hill (NSW) 17/12 – Underwood Park (Qld), Mullum Mullum (Vic)   Anniversaries: 12/11 – Diamond Creek (Vic) 3rd, Geographe Bay (WA) 2nd, Launceston (TAS) 4th, 19/11 – Albert Melbourne (Vic) 5th, Calamvale (Qld)…

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Read more › News - 5th November 2016

Have you read Medibank’s be. magazine?

Get fitness tips, deliciously healthy recipes and expert wellbeing advice with Medibank’s be. magazine.   In the latest issue parkrun Australia Founder and CEO, Tim Oberg, answers some common questions people have when starting out on their parkrun journey.   Click here to read Tim’s interview.   Check out the latest edition of  be. magazine online…

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Read more › News - 3rd November 2016

Upcoming Special Events

Launches: 5/11 – Willoughby (NSW), Karkarook (Vic) 12/11 – Nepean River (NSW) 19/11 – Warrnambool (Vic) 26/11 – Kamay (NSW), Forster (NSW) 3/12 – Cohuna (Vic) 10/12 – Rooty Hill (NSW) 17/12 – Underwood Park (Qld)   Anniversaries: 5/11 – Port Macquarie (NSW) 1st, Maitland (NSW) 3rd, South Bank (Qld) 4th 12/11 – Diamond Creek…

Lilly Dog
Read more › News - 1st November 2016

parkdog of the week

My name is Lilly Murray.  I just love Saturday mornings when I can go with mum to parkrun.   Now mum and I aren’t the fastest in the pack, but what we lack in speed we make up for in heart.  I’ve seen the youngster pups at parkrun bouncing around, but I save my energy…

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Read more › News - 1st November 2016

Words from parkrun founder, Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE

Nothing makes me more proud than to see people coming together in healthy pursuits, building relationships and strengthening community. Communities were not my first thought when I started parkrun twelve years ago but it was definitely integral to the initial concept.   Meeting for a coffee with my friends after the run was mainstream to…

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Read more › News - 1st November 2016

Volunteer Profile

Name – Glenda Sorokin Age – 54 Occupation – Resources and Planning Manager Home parkrun – Cooks River Number of parkruns (runner) – 50 PB time – 28:25 Number of parkruns (volunteer) – 19 Favourite volunteer role – handing out the finish tokens I volunteer at parkrun because – It’s great to see everyone running…

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Read more › News - 1st November 2016

New parkrun Clubs on Strava

We’re delighted to introduce local parkrun clubs on Strava at more than 800 parkruns globally. Almost every parkrun now has a free digital home to share news, grow its community and keep the whole gang motivated to get their next PB.   Strava and parkrun have been working together for years, and their new clubs features might be…

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