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Read more › News - 17th December 2021

Age is just a number

parkrunners aged 80 and over have been celebrated at a special ‘Octogenarian’ event at Wynnum parkrun in Brisbane.   Ten parkrunners in their 80s and three in their 90s, who travelled from Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, showed that parkrun truly is for all ages by walking and running the 5km course along the…

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Read more › News - 28th January 2021

From sideline to 50 Club

66-year-old Brigitte Barnes (left) explains how she went from looking after children on a Saturday morning so other people could run to joining the 50 Club at Wynnum parkrun.   My husband David was doing parkrun when we moved to Manly, a bayside suburb of Brisbane. Through David’s work we met a couple, Nigel and Chiaki, who…