Read more › News - 10th May 2017

Under Armour Competition

As part of our partnership with Under Armour, we’ve had three awesome parkrunners review the lightweight Velociti, the cushioned Gemini 3 and the lockdown Europa.   But what shoe is right for you?   Head over to the parkrun Australia Facebook page to see how you could win a pair of these awesome shoes.  …

Read more › News - 10th May 2017

A Spotlight on volunteering

Across Australia last week, over 2,000 volunteers gave their time to ensure the success of parkrun at 212 different locations. Volunteers are the very lifeblood of parkrun. This week marks National Volunteer Week and it seems like the most opportune time to say a big, hearty thank you to each and every one of you…

Read more › News - 4th May 2017

A parkrun invitation

With Mothers Day just around the corner, we have a challenge for all the Mums, Dads, Aunts and Uncles to invite the kids to join you this Saturday at parkrun.   A parkrun shared with loved ones are often very rewarding for everyone and we’ve been crunching the numbers at parkrun HQ and noticed the…

Read more › News - 3rd May 2017

Charlotte Wilson Reviews  the Under Armour SpeedForm Europa

To complete our series of reviews for Under Armour’s new range of running shoes we’ve asked Charlotte Wilson from Maribyrnong parkrun to put the SpeedForm Europa to the test.   Charlotte may be local to Maribyrnong but admits to loving doing parkruns while on a holiday as you get to see the area in the best…

Read more › News - 3rd May 2017

Experience your ultimate parkrun with Medibank Winner Announced

We had a fantastic response to our ‘Experience your ultimate parkrun with Medibank‘ competition. There were over 2700 entries but there could only be one winner. And congratulations to Jennine Sellers, a regular parkrunner and volunteer, you’ve won a trip to Weipa parkrun    Thanks to everyone who entered – keep your eyes peeled for more competitions…

Read more › News - 3rd May 2017

We’re hiring

From quiet beginnings, parkrun has grown to be a major force in grassroots physical activity and community engagement.   In order to support our growth, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Safeguarding lead to join the team on a contract basis. Have you got senior level experience in safeguarding? Passionate about parkrun? We want…

Read more › News - 30th April 2017

Tom Do Canto Reviews  the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 3

For the second in our series of reviews for the new range of running shoes from Under Armour we asked 2016 Melbourne Marathon winner and Willoughby parkrunner Tom Do Canto to put them to the test.   As well as being one of Australia’s elite distance runners, Tom is also a podiatrist at Walker Street…

Read more › News - 27th April 2017

Robbo Reviews  the Under Armour SpeedForm Velociti Running Shoe

We have partnered with Under Armour to launch their new range of running shoes. And to help parkrunners find the right shoe for their run, we’ve handed the shoes over to three parkrunners to put them to the test.   First up is Robbo from Newy parkrun. A true running enthusiast, Commentator and Physio operating…

Read more › News - 26th April 2017

Experience your ultimate parkrun with Medibank – Winners announced shortly

Entries have now closed for our ‘Experience your Ultimate parkrun with Medibank’ competition and we’ve been blown away by the number and quality of entries. Winners will be notified and announced shortly.   Stay tuned to our social media channels for an update.

Read more › News - 26th April 2017

From parkrun to Pyongyang

We all know that friendships formed at parkrun can take you to unexpected places. Albert Melbourne parkrun Event Directors Scott and Joanne Watkins recently met up with the founding ED from Albert Melbourne, Carol Cunningham, in one of the most isolated cities in the world, Pyongyang, North Korea. Joanne tells the story.   In January…

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