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Read more › News, Uncategorized - 14th October 2020

parkrunning from Canada to Russia

In 2007-2008 Jennifer Laughton flew halfway around the world at the age of 17 to do a Rotary Youth Exchange program in Siberia, Russia, in the city of Krasnoyarsk. Ten years later, when she went back to visit my host family and friends she was delighted to find out that Krasnoyarsk had parkrun! It just…

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Read more › News - 14th October 2020

Mise à jour relative au COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : 13 Octobre

Alors que l’année 2020 est sur le point de se terminer, et avec celle-ci les efforts mondiaux pour faire face à la pandémie de COVID-19, il est de plus en plus fréquent que les populations du monde entier soient touchées de manière très différente. À parkrun, nous en voyons la preuve tous les jours, certaines…

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Read more › News - 13th October 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 13 October

As 2020 rumbles on, and with it the global efforts to navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic, it’s increasingly the case that people around the world are being impacted in vastly different ways. At parkrun we see evidence of this every single day, where some of our communities are largely back to a pre-virus normal, whilst others…

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Read more › News - 7th October 2020

Mise à jour relative au COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : 6 octobre

C’était merveilleux de voir des parkrun se dérouler en Australie, en Nouvelle-Zélande et dans les îles Malouines samedi dernier, alors que près de 3 000 personnes ont marché, couru, fait du jogging ou se sont portées volontaires dans 29 endroits. Et pour couronner le tout, ce week-end, nous serons ravis d’accueillir à nouveau les cinq…

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Read more › News - 7th October 2020

Meadowvale at 99

When parkrun suspended activites in Canada, the Meadowvale location had just completed it’s 99th event, and there were celebration plans in place for the 100th event which would actually take place on the 2nd anniversary of Meadowvale parkrun.   We will just have to wait a bit longer for our 100th event to go ahead. In the meantime I…

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Read more › News - 6th October 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 6 October

It was wonderful to see parkrun events take place in Australia, New Zealand, and the Falkland Islands last Saturday, as nearly 3,000 people walked, jogged, ran or volunteered across 29 locations. And in further positive news, this coming weekend, we will be delighted to welcome back all five events in Auckland, as restrictions are lifted.  …

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Read more › News - 30th September 2020

parktoberfest is here!

In a worldwide celebration of parkrun’s 16th anniversary, join us for a special month of community, the outdoors and physical activity at parktoberfest.   Have you been searching for an opportunity to have a bit of fun, walking, jogging or running in your local neighbourhood? Something that is free, easy to do and doesn’t require…

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Read more › News - 30th September 2020

A look back at 16 years of parkrun

On Saturday 2 October 2004, 13 runners and five volunteers turned up to Bushy Park in Teddington, London for a free, timed, 5k run, known then as the Bushy Park Time Trial.   Little did they know what they had started.    16 years later, more than 4.4 million different people around the world have completed a parkrun…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 29th September 2020

Mise à jour relative au COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : 29 septembre

Ce weekend on a célébré le retour du parkrun dans la plupart des régions de Nouvelle-Zélande. Avec des événements dans le Territoire du Nord de l’Australie et un dans les îles Falkland, on a compté plus de 2700 personnes qui ont marché, couru, couru et fait du bénévolat dans 27 événements parkrun différents. La première…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 29th September 2020

Garder la connexion avec parkrun

Au début de la pandémie, mon travail au sein de notre gouvernement municipal est passé du travail dans le domaine des loisirs et de la culture au soutien des agences de services sociaux répondant au COVID. Avec toutes les centres de loisirs et de culture fermées, j’ai eu le temps de consacrer toute mon énergie…