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Read more › News - 24th February 2020

New parkrun Alert: Victoria parkrun, Truro

Sarah Fanning and Paul Manning are the Event Directors behind Victoria parkrun, Nova Scotia’s newest parkrun starting on March 7. They are a married couple who live and work in Truro, just steps from the park where parkrun is going to be held!    Paul first heard about parkrun in 2014 while he was attending…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 18th February 2020

Jour de la marmotte et le chiffre magique: 54

Une chose importante à considérer pour un éventuel directeur d’événement parkrun est l’engagement, puisque le parkrun se produit CHAQUE samedi. Maintenant que le Mundy parkrun, à Coquitlam au B.C. a réaliser la moitié de sa première année d’existence,   son directeur d’événement Joe Mick confie qu’il n’a aucun regret d’avoir accepté cette engagement hebdomadaire – ce qui représente…

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Read more › News - 18th February 2020

Groundhog Day and the magic number: 54

A big thing for a prospective parkrun Event Director to consider is the commitment to ensure the parkrun happens EVERY Saturday. Now that Mundy parkrun, Coquitlam has passed the halfway point of year 1, ED Joe Mick shares that he has no regrets about taking on that commitment every week – which adds up to…

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Read more › News - 18th February 2020

(Out)look out – it’s a new parkrun!

Outlook and District Regional parkrun launches in Outlook, SK on March 7. Here are the Event Directors, Jenn and Joel, to tell us more about it. I first heard about parkrun back in 2013 when I lived in Brisbane, QLD and was looking at participating in community events. It was such a great way to…

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Read more › News - 11th February 2020

Entendu au Central parkrun, Burnaby

Central parkrun, Burnaby existe depuis juillet 2019 seulement, mais ils ont déjà constitué une base solide de coureurs et de bénévoles réguliers, tout en attirant de nouvelles personnes et des visiteurs de l’étranger. Debby Fu, la directrice d’événement, est toujours curieuse de savoir comment les gens ont appris l’existence de parkrun et ce qui fait…

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Read more › News - 11th February 2020

Things we heard at Central parkrun, Burnaby

Central parkrun, Burnaby has only been around since July 2019, but they have already built up a strong base of our regular runners and volunteers, whilst also attracting first timers and overseas visitors. Event Director Debby Fu is always curious to find out how people find out about parkrun, and what makes it special –…

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Read more › News - 6th February 2020

Help us celebrate female participation on International Women’s Day

parkrun events all over the world are being encouraged to celebrate female participation by hosting a special event on Saturday 7 March 2020, ahead of International Women’s Day the following day.    We would love you to join in the celebrations by bringing along a female friend, colleague or family member and everyone is invited…

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Read more › News - 5th February 2020

Un sourire pour vous garder au chaud

Le climat au parkrun Snye Point, à Fort McMurray, figure parmi les plus hostiles au monde. Malgré les blizzards et les vortex polaires, le directeur de l’événement Borrey Kim explique comment Sajith, un participant régulier, réchauffe son cœur.   Un vortex polaire est passé sur Fort McMurray et les rues sont désertes. Jess et moi…

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Read more › News - 5th February 2020

A Smile To Keep You Warm

The climate at Snye Point parkrun, Fort McMurray, is one of the most inhospitable in the world. But despite blizzards and polar vortexes, Event Director Borrey Kim explains how regular participant Sajith warms his heart.   A full on polar vortex has rolled into Fort McMurray and the streets are empty. Jess and I always…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 5th February 2020

Cinq astuces mentales pour votre prochain parkrun

Qu’il s’agisse d’un cinq kilomètres; 5 000 mètres; 500 000 centimètres; 5 000 000 millimètres; ou même 3,1 miles … parkrun demeure la même distance à chaque semaine. Cependant, cette distance peut paraître plus longue sur certaines semaines, beaucoup plus longue ! Voici cinq trucs mentaux que vous pourrez mettre en application sur une base…