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Read more › News - 30th June 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 30 June

With just a few days left until the reopening of parkrun New Zealand it feels like we really are making excellent progress and, after fifteen Saturdays without a single parkrun anywhere in the world, this weekend we can all celebrate a great step forward.   Everyone has worked hard and waited patiently, and we can all be…

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Staying Connected with Victoria parkrun, Kitchener

While Victoria parkrun, Kitchener, like all other global parkrun events, has been on hiatus due to Covid-19, several core volunteers have taken it upon themselves to keep the local parkrun community connected. Liz Vernon-Wilson has created the no-parkrun news, a bi-weekly (non) run report that has been posted on the website. In it, various strategies…

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Rester en contact avec Victoria parkrun, Kitchener

Alors que Victoria parkrun, Kitchener, comme tous les autres événements mondiaux de parkrun, est en pause en raison de Covid-19, plusieurs bénévoles de base ont pris l’initiative de garder la communauté locale de parkrun connectée. Liz Vernon-Wilson a créé le journal de pas-parkrun, un rapport bi-hebdomadaire publié sur leur site Web. Dans ceci on y…

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Read more › News - 29th June 2020

Spotlight on: Singapore

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s Singapore! Event Ambassador Dominic Watkins gives us the low-down…   When Carol Cunningham, founding Event Director of Albert Melbourne parkrun in Australia, was offered a job transfer…

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Stretching for strength and mobility

Physiotherapist Laura Penhaul talks us through some more advanced strength and mobility exercises, all of which can be done without the need for expensive equipment.   Calf raises   Start off by doing your calf raises with both feet on the floor and do them slowly – each calf raise should take 6 seconds. Once you’ve mastered that,…

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Read more › News - 24th June 2020

Running 101: Taking The First Steps

Content from: Team Saucony   So, you want to be a runner? It seems like the most natural thing in the world, doesn’t it? After all, the first thing human beings do after they learn to walk is try to run. But, if you’re taking up distance running for the first time there are a…

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Read more › News - 24th June 2020

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : Mardi 23 juin

Ces derniers mois, nous avons essayé de faire les choses aussi simples que possible, de nous concentrer sur les tâches essentielles et de clarifier nos décisions.   Cette semaine, nous souhaitons profiter de l’occasion et revoir une partie de notre stratégie de réouverture du parkrun.   Alors que certains pays sont à assouplir leurs restrictions,…

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Read more › News - 24th June 2020

La course virtuelle!

Il y a eu plusieurs changements dans nos vies dans les trois derniers mois. Je sais que je peux facilement parler pour vous quand je dis que le parkrun me manque !   Mais encore, faut-il s’en ennuyer ? Ou devrait-on simplement le réinventer ? Dans un monde où la course virtuelle est rendue chose…

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L’évolution de parkrun pour notre famille (dans un monde pré Covid)

Le raison d’être de parkrun a bien évolué au cours des dernières années pour notre famille.   Au départ, il s’agissait simplement de courir …   Ma première introduction au parkrun a eu lieu à Curl Curl sur les plages au nord de Sydney en juillet 2015. Le groupe de course avec lequel je m’entraînais…

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Read more › News - 24th June 2020

The evolution of parkrun for our family (in the pre-Covid world)

The meaning of parkrun for our family has evolved over the past few years.   At first it was all about running…   My first introduction to parkrun was at Curl Curl on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in July 2015. The running group I was training with recommended the weekly parkruns as part of the training plan. While I was…