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Read more › News - 22nd November 2016

In Nick we trust…

Many of you won’t know the name Nick Pearson, but you probably should..   Nick is the CEO of parkrun Global, our parent organisation that controls parkrun across the world. Nick joined parkrun as CEO in May 2015, taking over the role from parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt.   Nick came to us with 20 years’…

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Read more › News - 21st November 2016

#parkrunart

Shepparton parkrunner and artist, Tarli Bird, is exhibiting work at the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) in December/January that sources inspiration from participating at her local event. Tarli’s hope is that her my exhibition will break down the barrier between the sports field and art museum.   “I’m excited about exhibiting at SAM with a project…

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Read more › News - 15th November 2016

Volunteer Profile

Name – Donna Petrusma   Age – 42   Occupation – Public Servant – Dept. of Education and Training   Home parkrun – Castlemaine   Number of parkruns (runner) – 50   PB time – 33:12   Number of parkruns (volunteer) – 4   Favourite volunteer role –  I love all the volunteer roles.  The…

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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…

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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…

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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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