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Read more › News - 6th August 2020

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : Mardi 8 Août

Nous avons fait des progrès significatifs cette dernière semaine et nous sommes heureux de partager cette nouvelle avancée.   Nous avons complété notre cadre de gestion décrivant comment les événements parkrun dans le monde pourront avoir lieu dans les pays où la COVID-19 n’a pas été complètement éradiquée et demeure sous contrôle. Cet accomplissement a…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 5th August 2020

Quelques histoires dans le monde que vous n’avez peut-être pas vues

parkrun est un monde actif, même en période de pause. Nous avons sélectionné quelques histoires que vous n’avez peut-être pas vues, incluant celles qui ont été écrites dans leur langue d’origine. Voici des nouvelles de  l’Allemagne, le Japon, la Norvège et la Russie.   La chanson « parkrun »   Comme nous l’apprenons dans ce…

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Read more › News - 5th August 2020

Phenomenal Avery Beach

I don’t really run. I’ve tried for several years to get into it, and just simply haven’t. But I really like thinking I can – and enjoy volunteering for sporting events. I like to think of myself as “athletic by proximity”. Just being around the energy, motivation, and excitement is infectious and motivates me to…

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Read more › News - 5th August 2020

How insight guides the way

As the growth of parkrun continues apace (even during a worldwide pandemic) understanding the views and attitudes of 7 million registered parkrunners is not only critical to the organisation’s decision making, but also incredibly challenging. The evolution of parkrun, from a single event and a handful of participants, to thousands of locations across five continents…

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Read more › News - 4th August 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 4 August

Over the past week we’ve continued to make positive progress and are excited to share a significant step forward today.    We have now completed our operating framework describing how parkrun events around the world will operate in countries where there remains an underlying level of COVID-19. This has been achieved through closely working together…

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Read more › News - 4th August 2020

What does parkrun look like?

With parkrun New Zealand resuming events, many of us will now be thinking about returning to our favourite free, weekly, timed activity.   But what does a parkrun actually look like, and if you’re a first-timer, what can you expect to see at your very first parkrun?   We’ve put together this handy guide, explaining…

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Read more › News - 29th July 2020

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : Mardi 28 juillet

Dans nos préparatifs de retour au parkrun, nous avons travaillé avec plusieurs organismes et parties prenantes à travers le monde. Si la reprise des événements parkrun en Nouvelle-Zélande a été relativement simple en raison de l’éradication du virus dans ce pays, il est clair que ce ne sera probablement pas le cas pour le reste…

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Read more › News - 29th July 2020

Some global stories you may not have seen

The world of parkrun is an active one, even in times of pause. This week we look at a selection of stories that you may not have seen, including ones that were written in their original language.  We will hear from Germany, Japan, Norway, and Russia.   ‘The parkrun song’   As we will learn in…

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Read more › News - 28th July 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 28 July

As we progress our plans around a return to parkrun, we have been working with various organisations and stakeholders around the world. While the restart of parkrun events in New Zealand was relatively straightforward due to the virus being largely eradicated there, it is clear that this is not likely to be the case in the…

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Read more › News - 27th July 2020

Spotlight on: The Netherlands

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 the most recent member of the parkrun family, the Netherlands!    Territory Manager for Europe, Deri Thomas, tells us the story behind the launch.   The launch of…