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Read more › News - 21st July 2022

parkrun profile: Horseshoe Bay Reserve

Nestled away in a picturesque corner of the mid-north NSW coast, Horseshoe Bay Reserve parkrun has everything you need: a beautiful course, a campground on the doorstep of the start area, an abundance of post-parkrun coffee options, but most of all, a fantastic community spirit.   Situated 43 kilometres south of Urunga parkrun and 62…

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Read more › News - 6th January 2022

parkrun profile: Leeton Sport and Recreation Precinct

One of the newest parkruns to join the parkrun Australia family is Leeton Sport and Recreation Precinct parkrun.   The event is located in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, about 150km west of Wagga Wagga and about 50km east of Griffith. Leeton has an art deco history which is celebrated in July with the Art Deco Festival….

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Read more › News - 7th September 2021

parkrun profile: Rockhampton

Rockhampton in central Queensland is the state’s fourth largest city and is home to a beautiful parkrun running through their botanic gardens.     With a population of about 80,000 people, Rockhamptom is a busy industrial and agriculture hub and is also recognised as the beef capital of Australia with a thriving livestock industry.  …

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Read more › News - 19th February 2020

parkrun profile: Dubbo

Dubbo is a rural regional city in the middle of New South Wales and if you drive about five hours north-west from Sydney, you’ll end up there. It is famous for the Taronga Western Plains Zoo and the Royal Flying Doctors Visitors Centre, which recently had a visit from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,…

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Read more › News - 12th February 2020

parkrun profile: Port Broughton

For parkrunners looking for an interesting mix of surfaces with no regular pavement, Port Broughton parkrun at the junction of the top end of the Yorke Peninsula and the lower edge of the mid-north in South Australia might be the perfect event.     Port Broughton is a small rural community about two hours north…

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Read more › News - 4th February 2020

parkrun profile: Goulburn

Goulburn is located in the southern tablelands in New South Wales and was Australia’s first inland city. The town features several historic buildings and landmarks, including the architecturally significant court house, the war memorial on Rocky Hill and possibly the most familiar and iconic – the Big Merino, affectionately known as “Rambo”.   Goulburn is…

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Read more › News - 13th January 2020

parkrun profile: Westerfolds juniors

Westerfolds junior parkrun, launched in May 2018 as part of a trial of junior parkrun in Australia, is held at Westerfolds Park in Melbourne, the same location as the 5k event.   While the “big kids” version of parkrun on a Saturday takes in a full, five kilometre loop of the picturesque park, junior parkrun…

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Read more › News - 17th December 2019

parkrun profile: Champion Lakes

Champion Lakes in Perth, Western Australia is a relatively new suburb that was created when a new regatta centre was built in the area.   The regatta centre is the main feature of the town, as well as the parkrun that now runs around it.   Champion Lakes parkrun, which turned three in October 2019,…

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Read more › News - 10th December 2019

parkrun profile: Bunbury

Bunbury is a picturesque coastal town in Western Australia, located 187km from the state’s capital, Perth. With a Mediterranean climate – an average temperature of about 26 degrees – it is the perfect base to tour the state’s renowned Margaret River wine region.   The city is surrounded by water on three sides – an…

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Read more › News - 26th November 2019

parkrun profile: Wyndham Vale

Not many other parkruns around the world, if any, can claim to have a rubber chicken as their mascot, but Wyndham Vale in Victoria can.   “Cluck Norris” as the chicken is affectionately known, can usually be found with the marshal who honks it at parkrunners to encourage them along the course.     The…

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