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Read more › Uncategorized - 10th June 2021

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus): 8 juin

Le week-end dernier, 700 événements ont eu lieu dans sept pays, et plus de 62 000 participants ont profité de la magie des activités physiques gratuites, communautaires, en plein air et sociales.   Il est très encourageant de voir ces événements accueillis à nouveau par les communautés locales et de constater que notre Cadre Covid-19…

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Read more › News - 8th June 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 8 June

Last weekend we saw 700 events take place across seven countries, with more than 62,000 participants enjoying the magic of free, community-led, outdoor, social physical activity opportunities.   It is so encouraging to see these events welcomed back by local communities, and to see our COVID-19 Framework in action and working well. This COVID-specific framework…

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Read more › News - 3rd June 2021

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus): 1 juin

C’était fantastique de retrouver 25 événements en Afrique du Sud le week-end dernier, le septième pays accueillant le retour de nos événements communautaires gratuits et hebdomadaires depuis le début des confinements nationaux en mars dernier.   Malheureusement, un confinement temporaire dans le territoire de Victoria, en Australie, a entraîné l’annulation de 97 événements, mais au…

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Read more › News - 1st June 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 1 June

It was fabulous to see 25 events return across South Africa last weekend, the seventh country to welcome back free, weekly, community events since lockdown began last March.   Unfortunately a temporary lockdown in Victoria, Australia meant that 97 events were cancelled there, but in total 663 events did take place around the world, with…

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Read more › News - 27th May 2021

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus): 25 mai

C’était fantastique de retrouver dix événements aux Etats-Unis samedi dernier, le sixième pays à voir des événements redémarrer depuis la suspension de tous les parkruns dans le monde en mars dernier.   Au total, 725 événements ont eu lieu le week-end dernier, avec un peu moins de 70 000 participants qui ont marché, couru, fait…

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Read more › News - 27th May 2021

Adding value to life

When Ben Alexander retired from professional rugby, he never thought he’d find a sport that would add as much value to his life as rugby. In stepped parkrun.   For 22 years rugby had given structure to my weeks, and it was my way of simultaneously exercising and spending time with mates.   And even…

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Read more › News - 25th May 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 25 May

It was fantastic to welcome back ten events across the USA last Saturday, the sixth country to see events restart since the suspension of all parkruns worldwide last March.   In total, 725 events took place last weekend, with just under 70,000 participants walking, jogging, running and volunteering, including nearly 3,500 people attending a parkrun…

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Read more › News - 20th May 2021

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus): 18 mai

Pour la première fois en 14 mois, plus de 700 événements parkrun ont eu lieu dans le monde entier le week-end dernier, avec plus de 66000 participants qui ont marché, couru, fait du jogging ou du bénévolat, dont 3500 personnes qui participaient pour la première fois.   Chaque événement parkrun qui reprend représente une autre…

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Read more › News - 20th May 2021

Not the odd one out

Mark Parrott always thought he was the odd one out of the family. With siblings who were always active, he never thought he’d feel at home at parkrun.   But Mark quickly discovered how inclusive parkrun is.   Rewinding a bit, my sister was suggesting that I should do parkrun for quite a while as…

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Read more › News - 18th May 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 18 May

For the first time in 14 months more than 700 parkrun events took place around the world last weekend, with over 66,000 participants walking, jogging, running and volunteering, including 3,500 people who took part for the very first time.   Every parkrun event that restarts represents another community reunited, and is a massive step forward…