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Read more › News - 6th April 2020

Spotlight on: The Republic of Ireland

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 Republic of Ireland (ROI), and Country Manager Matt Shields tells us all about the history of parkrun Ireland.   parkrun first came to the island of…

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Read more › News - 2nd April 2020

Six ways to recreate parkrun at home

After 15 years of parkrun taking place every single week, like us, you’re probably missing your Saturday morning routine   We’ve come up with six ways you can recreate the parkrun experience whilst staying safe in the comforts of your own home…     1. Put on your kit and represent   We’re all spending the vast majority of…

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Read more › News - 1st April 2020

Quand le monde vire à l’envers

La dernière fois que parkrun Kiwanis a publié un article pour ce blogue, c’était suite à une magnifique journée ensoleillée peu après la fête du Canada.  Les choses semblaient prêtes pour une autre belle année ; le 7 mars, ils ont enregistré un taux de participation record pour la Journée internationale de la femme (avec…

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Read more › News - 1st April 2020

When the world gets turned upside down

The last time Kiwanis parkrun provided a post for this blog, it was shortly after a gloriously sunny Canada Day. Things seemed set for another great year; on the 7th of March, they had a record turnout for International Women’s Day event (with a record number of paper towel rolls donated to the Anova women’s…

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Read more › News - 26th March 2020

Share your stories with us

Now, more than ever, we want to keep the parkrun world inspired and engaged. And what better way to do that, than with stories from you – our parkrun family.   Here’s how to get in touch with us.   We’d love to see anything you’d like to send through, but especially –   Films…

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Read more › News - 18th March 2020

What makes parkrun so special?

  Shawnigan Hills parkrun, in the heart of the Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, B.C. is the planet’s most Westerly parkrun. They know that parkrun is a unique event in so many ways. So, what better way than to ask their regular participants what they believe makes it so special?   Our event started at the end…

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Read more › News - 18th March 2020

Qu’est-ce qui rend parkrun si spécial ?

  Le parkrun de Shawnigan Hills, au coeur de la valley de Cowichan, sur l’île de Vancouver (C.-B.), est le parkrun le plus à l’ouest de la planète.  Les personnes qui y participent savent que c’est un événement unique à plusieurs égards. Le meilleur moyen de savoir ce qui le rend si spécial est donc…

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Read more › News - 11th March 2020

A huge celebration at International Women’s Day parkrun!

In a celebration of female participation to mark International Women’s Day, #IWDparkrun welcomed an astonishing 15,000 additional women and girls at parkruns all around the world.   On Saturday 7 March 2020, we were delighted to see almost 151,000 women and girls walking, jogging or running at parkrun globally.   Our social feeds lit up…

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Read more › News - 10th March 2020

Dix raisons pour essayer votre premier parkrun

parkrun est commencé par un seul événement dans un parc et devenu un mouvement mondial, avec des millions de personnes qui marchent, courent et font du bénévolat dans 21 pays.   Mais, un parkrun est bien plus qu’une promenade dans un parc !   Si vous, ou une de vos connaissance n’avez toujours pas essayé…

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Read more › News - 10th March 2020

10 reasons to try your first parkrun

parkrun has grown from one event in a park to a global movement of millions of people walking, jogging, running and volunteering across 21 countries.   But parkrun is so much more than a walk, jog or run in a park!   If you or someone you know is yet to come along for the…

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