Read more › Uncategorized - 26th January 2020

A Dog’s Eye View of Sunnidale parkrun

Dogs are welcome at parkrun too! Springer Spaniel Benson is an ever-present, ever-energetic presence at Sunnidale parkrun, so who better to walk(ies) us through Sunnidale’s first year of operations, and share his new favourite Saturday routine?      BOOWOWWOWOW. Greetings parkrun humans – Benson the Springer Spaniel here!   I have been regularly seen (and…

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Read more › News - 22nd January 2020

Smooth Sailing for the Churchill Parkway parkrun

Winnipeg’s first parkrun has quickly become home to a great group of dedicated and welcoming runners and volunteers. Dennis Cunningham tells us why being part of this parkrun community has been a great experience for a whole lot of reasons.   About three hours before the start of Winnipeg’s very first Churchill Parkway parkrun I…

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Read more › News - 22nd January 2020

parkrun Adventurers in Canada

It’s not unusual to find an Australian tourist at one of our parkruns, but maybe you’ve come across one in particular. Gerard Corkeron is a roving reporter for the “parkrun Adventurers” podcast, and he’s been busy interviewing some of our Toronto area parkruns.   parkrun Adventurers (https://parkrunadventurers.podbean.com/) is an unofficial podcast  from Down Under, created…

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Read more › News - 16th January 2020

La meilleure façon possible de débuter l’année

Lorsque Martin Lacelle a annoncé qu’il passerait son tour pour un verre du Nouvel An parce qu’il avait l’intention de se lever tôt et de courir, ses amis se sont retournés vers lui. “Qui se réserve une course au Nouvel An?”, ont-ils demandé avec incrédulité. “Je le fais”, a-t-il répondu, puis il a ajouté, “et…

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Read more › News - 16th January 2020

The best possible start to the New Year

When Martin Lacelle announced that he would pass on a New Year’s Eve drink because he intended to get up early and run, his friends turned on him.  “Who saves themselves for a New Year’s run?” they asked incredulously. “I do,” he responded, then added, “and so do some of my parkrun friends!” So, heading…

Read more › News - 8th January 2020

Bonne année 2020!

Bonne année! Nous sommes en 2020 et avec cela une nouvelle année et une nouvelle décennie pour participer à parkrun.   Comme vous l’avez peut-être appris récemment, le fondateur de parkrun, Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE, a été honoré par un prix très prestigieux, le Royal Society of the Art’s Albert Medal. Paul et parkrun ont été…

Read more › News - 8th January 2020

Notre communauté participative, orientée vers la famille

Le parkrun Nautical de Bronte en est encore à ses débuts, mais ils sont très fiers du nombre de familles qui ont fait une place au parkrun dans leur routine hebdomadaire.   Un des aspects les plus gratifiants de nos événements a été le niveau de participation des parents et des enfants.   Les Snyder…

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Read more › News - 8th January 2020

Our participatory, family oriented community

Nautical parkrun, Bronte is still in its early stages, but they take great pride in the number of families who have made parkrun a part of their weekly routine.   One of the most gratifying aspects of our events have been our parent-child level of participation.   The Snyders are a family of dad Kyle,…

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Read more › News - 3rd January 2020

New Year’s Day Dateline Double

New Year’s runners at Richmond Olympic parkrun were privileged to meet a real life time traveler on Wednesday. But how could they tell? Because she was dressed as “Doc” Emmett Brown from Back to the Future, of course!   Donna Markwick completed Zillmere parkrun in Australia at 7am on New Year’s Day, and boarded her flight which crossed…

Read more › News - 31st December 2019

Happy New Year 2020!

Happy New Year! It’s 2020 and with that a new year, and decade, for parkrunning. Here’s a word from our parkrun Canada Manager, Euan Bowman.   As you may have learned recently, parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE was honoured with a very prestigious award, the Royal Society of the Art’s Albert Medal.  Paul and parkrun…