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Read more › News - 30th November 2022

Translation Ambassador opportunities

As parkrun continues to grow around the world, we are committed to breaking down barriers to participation in regular physical activity and bringing communities together.   Communication plays a vital part in what we do, and we are looking to expand our range of non-English language content. To help us do so, we have created the voluntary…

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Read more › News - 30th November 2022

1 000 parkruns à la portée

Vous vous êtes déjà demandé qui a complété le plus de parkruns ou qui a le plus grand nombre de participations bénévoles ? Voici Darren Wood et Nicki Clark !   Plusieurs seront surpris d’apprendre qu’aucun de ces deux participants n’était présent au tout premier événement parkrun en 2004. Mais depuis que Darren et Nicki…

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Read more › News - 30th November 2022

Bring on 1,000 parkruns

Have you ever wondered who has completed the most parkruns, or who has the most volunteer credits? You’re about to meet Darren Wood and Nicki Clark!   Some might be surprised to learn that neither parkrunner was at the first ever parkrun event back in 2004. But ever since Darren and Nicki started, they have never…

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Read more › News - 23rd November 2022

Eight reasons to try volunteering at parkrun!

Worried about volunteering alone? Not sure how to sign up? Not sure if you have time? All of these concerns were highlighted in recent research into volunteering at parkrun.   We take you through eight volunteering myths to remind you that everyone, no matter age, ability or background, is welcome to volunteer at parkrun.  …

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Read more › News - 16th November 2022

parkrun South Africa’s 11th birthday!

Last weekend, parkrun South Africa turned 11 years old, and what an amazing 11 years it’s been! To celebrate, Bruce Fordyce, the President of parkrun South Africa reflects on how it all started, and how far they’ve come.   I think it was a day in December a few years ago when I inadvertently intercepted a…

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Read more › News - 9th November 2022

Présentation : La force et le conditionnement physique

Nous vous présentons une série d’entraînements en quatre épisodes, vous offrant des méthodes pour vous aider à améliorer votre course et l’atteinte de votre record personnel au parkrun. Nous vous proposons également certains ajustements que vous pourrez apporter lors de vos entraînements en milieu de semaine afin d’accroître votre confiance dans la course et ce,…

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Read more › News - 9th November 2022

Introducing: Strength & Conditioning

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training could help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Strength and Conditioning….

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Read more › News, Uncategorized - 2nd November 2022

Les « parkwalkers » sont là pour rester !

Le mois d’octobre est terminé, mais quel beau mois nous avons eu pour célébrer le « parkwalk au parkrun » !   Lors de ces cinq dernières fins de semaines, c’est plus de 10 000 nouveaux marcheurs qui se sont inscrits au parkrun, et quelques 8 000 participants déjà inscrits qui ont profité de la…

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Read more › News - 2nd November 2022

parkwalkers are here to stay!

October has sadly come to an end, but what a month it’s been as we’ve celebrated parkwalk at parkrun!   Over the last five weekends we’ve welcomed an incredible 10,000 brand new walkers to parkrun, as well as inspiring 8,000 existing parkrunners to join in the parkwalk fun. That means throughout October there have been…

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Read more › News - 26th October 2022

Top five ways walking helps your mental health with Dr Hussain

Dr Hussain Al-Zubaidi is a family physician, a TV doctor and a triathlete!   He shares his top five ways walking helps your mental health.   There are about 500 ways in which walking is good for your mental health, so this will be difficult, but here are my top five. These are why each Saturday morning I…

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