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Read more › News - 28th February 2019

100 parkruns at 81

Trevor Dickson from Shellharbour parkrun competed his 100th parkrun on his 81st birthday. Trevor explains why parkrun is a great social outing that keeps the limbs moving, the circulation flowing and the lungs working!   Apart from participating in a few fun runs with my three kids as they grew up, I was never a…

Read more › News, Press - 1st February 2019

On the Path to an Active Lifestyle

parkrun Australia will receive a Better Ageing grant of more than $1.8 million from the Liberal & Nationals Government to encourage more older Australians to live active lives.     Minister for Sport, Senator Bridget McKenzie, announced the grant when she joined hundreds of people enjoying a morning parkrun event in Launceston on Saturday. “The…

Read more › News, Press - 12th December 2018

How parkrun saved a life

parkrun might not be a race, but every time Ann Guyatt from Toowoomba completes the 5km course at her home of South Toowoomba, she feels like a winner.   Four years ago Ann, 74, found out she had a very aggressive form of cancer. She credits her recovery and ability to keep bouncing back to…

Read more › News - 9th May 2018

An Octogenarian Event Director

Bev Rethus is proving that age has no limitations when it comes to achieving your goals. At 80, Bev has successfully set up Nhill parkrun in regional Victoria, and is now the Event Director.   Bev has always been active and has walked with friends as a way of keeping fit and healthy. She participated…

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