Read more › News - 3rd October 2018

1st Orleans parkrun

The first Orleans parkrun was launched on 29 September 2018 after months of planning and preparation.  Deputy Mayor Bob Monette was present for the inauguration of the Orleans parkrun and officially started the walk/run.    Orleans parkrun had 38 people run, jog or walk the beautiful multi-purpose Ottawa River Pathway East trail.    The 5km course comprises of…

Read more › News - 3rd October 2018

1er parkrun Orléans

Le premier parkrun d’Orléans a été lancé le 29 septembre 2018 après des mois de planification et de préparation. Le maire adjoint Bob Monette était présent pour l’inauguration du parkrun d’Orléans et a officiellement fait le départ de la marche / course. Le parkrun d’Orléans comptait 38 participants qui ont couru, fait du jogging ou marché sur…

Read more › News - 3rd October 2018

Welcome to the family Duffins Trail parkrun, ON!

New parkrun alert!   Duffins Trail, Ajax, Ontario is set to have their first parkrun this Saturday. The parkrun course itself runs along the beautiful Duffins Creek, and forms a tiny part of The Great Trail – formerly known as Trans-Canada Trail – which is the longest recreational, multi-use trail network in the world! The trail is…

Read more › News - 27th September 2018

Paying homage

Here at St Paulin, there aren’t a lot of us. Our stats are normally lower than the other parkruns in Canada. We rarely have a big crowd at the start line, but we do have people who are addicted to parkrun!   We also have people who spend their lives outside, but but who are…

Read more › News - 27th September 2018

Petit homage

Vous savez, nous à Saint-Paulin, nous ne sommes pas nombreux. Nos statistiques sont plutôt basses à comparer du reste du Canada.Il y a rarement une grosse foule à la ligne de départ, mais nous avons des gens qui sont accros à parkrun.   Nous avons aussi des gens qui vivent à l’extérieur, mais qui sont…

Read more › News - 27th September 2018

Introducing…Orleans parkrun, Ottawa!

On September 29, 2018 a new event will join the parkrun Canada family – Orleans parkrun, Ottawa. Orleans is a suburb located in the eastern part of the city along the Ottawa River, about 16 km from downtown Ottawa. The Orleans community is very excited to welcome parkrun!   The Saturday morning event will take place…

Read more › News - 19th September 2018

parkrun Frédéric Back – vu par un Montréalais

Cette semaine, nous avons deux histoires de parkrun Frederic Back et ils nous donnent leur point de vue. Le parkrun a duré plus d’un an et a gagné une grande communauté.   Billel R   Un jour, j’ai vu, dans mon fil d’actualité, l’annonce d’une course hebdomadaire de 5 km qui était tout près de chez moi….

Read more › News - 19th September 2018

Frédéric Back parkrun – Montrealer’s point of view

This week we have two stories, both from Frederic parkrun regulars and they give us their perspective.  The parkrun has been going for well over a year and has gained a great community behind it.   Billel R   One day I saw a notice in my newsfeed about a weekly 5k run that was…

Read more › News - 19th September 2018

Kiwanis launches with their first event

Last Saturday we welcomed our newest parkrun, and the first in London ON.  Our ambassador Wayne was there to help out with the launch, and we had a good mix of first timers, locals and tourists.   Congratulations to all the volunteers who helped make this happen – Eddie, Jeannette, Michael, Stuart and Vitelio who…

Read more › News - 19th September 2018

A first anniversary and a surprise visit for Kanata

Kanata parkrun celebrated their first anniversary last Saturday and had some nice symmetry to go with it. 35 participants attended, the same as the launch day.   Linda Newton the event director had been looking forward to the event for weeks, and was thrilled to be surprised by a visit from Jonathan Gascho, one of the…

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