Read more › News - 21st September 2023

Top tips to get a personal best

First and foremost, we all know that parkrun is about taking part, community, being social together outdoors, and maybe grabbing a coffee afterwards. But sometimes, you want to aim for a personal best (PB)!   We share some top tips from long-distance runner and regular Australian parkrunner Steve Moneghetti about how to give yourself the…

Read more › News - 21st September 2023

Les meilleures astuces pour obtenir un record personnel

D’abord et avant tout, on sait déjà que parkrun est une communauté, un événement et un endroit où on peut socialiser en plein air où même aller prendre un café par la suite. Mais parfois, on peut avoir envie de battre son record personnel (RP) !   Steve Moneghetti, un adepte de la course et…

Read more › News - 13th September 2023

Volunteering at parkrun helped build my confidence

Simon Tobin is a full-time doctor and regularly speaks with hundreds of people throughout the week, but he has a fear of talking in public and can stammer when he gets nervous. Volunteering at parkrun helped him get used to talking to groups of people, and even gave him the opportunity and confidence to take part in…

Read more › News - 6th September 2023

parkrun was a form of therapy

Joanna Dudziak lives in London and is the run director at two parkrun events. When she moved to the city, taking part in parkrun provided Joanna with an opportunity to get to know her community and enjoy different parkrun locations with her visually impaired friend.   Joanna writes about how parkrun has helped her build…

Read more › News - 29th August 2023

I can’t imagine my life without it!

Hello everyone! My name is Ryan and from the minute I joined my local parkrun I was hooked.   In the fall of 2019, I was trying to become a better version of myself – both mentally and physically.  I took care of myself in the brain department by keeping up my daily involvement with an…

Read more › News - 23rd August 2023

Happy birthday parkrun Sweden & Norway

The history of the countries of Sweden and Norway are closely intertwined, and that’s also true for their parkrun story, as both countries approach their anniversary at the end of August.   parkrun Sweden began in August 2016 with the first event, Haga parkrun, located in the beautiful royal park of Hagaparken in Stockholm. One year…

Read more › News - 23rd August 2023

Joyeux anniversaire aux parkruns Suède & Norvège

L’histoire des pays de la Suède et de la Norvège est étroitement liée, et c’est également le cas en ce qui concerne leur histoire parkrun, alors que ces deux pays célébreront leur anniversaire à la fin du mois d’août.   parkrun Suède a commencé ses opérations en août 2016 avec le premier événement, le parkrun…

Read more › News - 10th August 2023

Celebrating seven years of stories

This week marks our seventh year of parkrun Canada, and while that story is worth sharing, it is the backdrop for an abundance of stories in the parkrun world. From incredible personal achievements to heartwarming community connections, Canadian parkruns have witnessed many tales that deserve to be celebrated.   Stories can be found everywhere. They can be found on…

Read more › News - 9th August 2023

A Great Gatineau Welcome

Moussette parkrun, located along the Voyageurs Pathway that runs along the Ottawa River, is headed up by Dominique Kenney and Martyne Guindon.  This is the story of how the parkrun came to be and its journey since.   Martyne and Dominique’s parkrun journey began in 2018 when they discovered Kanata. They loved it so much…

Read more › News - 3rd August 2023

Pleines vues sur la communauté et les Rocheuses

Voici Suzanne, une participante bien dévouée et qui est tombée amoureuse du mouvement parkrun alors qu’elle vivait au Royaume-Uni. Après avoir complété son 100e parkrun en 2015, elle a déménagé au Canada et souhaitait poursuivre avec ses samedis parkrun. Cependant, il n’y avait toujours pas d’événements dans sa nouvelle ville de Calgary, ni au Canada….

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