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Read more › News - 4th December 2019

Into winter at Avery Beach

When Leigh Fettes looks back at her social media memories from a year ago, they’re full of enthusiastic posts about parkrun, and wonderings of whether they could ever establish one in Huntsville.   We’re pleased to report that the answer is a resounding YES!      What a first year we’ve have at Avery Beach…

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Read more › News - 4th December 2019

En hiver à Avery Beach

Quand Leigh Fettes revient sur ses souvenirs de médias sociaux d’il y a un an, ils sont pleins d’articles enthousiastes sur parkrun et d’interrogations à savoir s’ils pourraient un jour en créer un à Huntsville. Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer que la réponse est un OUI retentissant!     Quelle première année nous avons eue au…

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Read more › News - 23rd November 2019

Winter parkrunning

We saw our first snowy parkruns as early as September this year! As winter is now in full swing, we’re hearing more questions from parkrunners about parkrunning in cold winter temperatures. parkrun events continue year round, but what about in extreme weather?   The short answer is that safety is our primary consideration, for parkrunners…

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Read more › News - 23rd November 2019

The Lethbridge Public Library parkrunners

Lethbridge, Alberta is extremely fortunate to have an excellent public library. With superb programs and staff, the team knows a good thing when they see it…like Henderson Lake parkrun!   One of those staff members is Heather Gauthier. After hearing that a “parkrun” was starting up in Lethbridge, Heather decided to come out on a…

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Read more › News - 23rd November 2019

Les parkrunners de la bibliothèque publique de Lethbridge

La ville de Lethbridge, en Alberta, est extrêmement chanceuse d’avoir une excellente bibliothèque publique. Avec des programmes et un personnel exceptionnels, l’équipe connaît une bonne chose quand elle la voit … comme le parkrun du lac Henderson!   Heather Gauthier est l’une de ces personnes. Après avoir appris qu’un «parkrun» commençait à Lethbridge, Heather décida…

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Read more › News - 18th November 2019

Un parkrun dans notre cours!

C’est vers la fin de l’hiver 2019 que les membres de notre club, les BLT Runners (basés dans les banlieues de Beechville, Lakeside et Timberlea à Halifax), ont commencé à entendre parler d’un parkrun à Halifax. parkrun? Qu’est-ce que c’est? Quelques-uns en avaient entendu parler, et au moins un de nos membres avait déjà participé…

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Read more › News - 18th November 2019

A parkrun in our backyard!

They heard whisperings that something called “parkrun” was coming to their community. But most of the BLT Runners in Halifax, NS didn’t know what a parkrun was. A few months later, and Chain of Lakes parkrun has been solidified as a weekly staple for Craig Durling, Ian Loughead and their fellow running club buddies!  …

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Read more › News - 13th November 2019

Running for Dad

How did you first hear about parkrun? James and Jodi from Taber, Alberta, share their story about the influential role James’ Dad played in the founding of Trout Pond parkrun.     This time last year we would’ve just held our 2nd parkrun, still trying to get used to juggling the scanning, timekeeping, token hand…

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Read more › News - 13th November 2019

parkrun pour les pères

Comment avez-vous entendu parler de parkrun? James et Jodi, de Taber, en Alberta, racontent leur histoire au sujet du rôle influent joué par le père de James dans la création du parkrun de Trout Pond.   L’année dernière, à ce moment-là, nous aurions organisé notre deuxième parkrun, essayant toujours de nous habituer à jongler avec…

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Read more › News - 13th November 2019

5K? Groomed trail? Camaraderie? I’m IN!

This week, we hear from Mary Brown, a parkrunner from Eramosa River Trail in Guelph, ON who tells us what parkrun means to her. My name is Mary Brown, I am 61 years old and I LOVE parkrun.   My grandson, Maxton Lambert, is 11 years old and he LOVES parkrun.   We are 50…

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