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Read more › News - 12th June 2019

Getting active at parkrun

Cynthia Young, her husband, Chase, and their four children have enthusiastically embraced the parkrun movement in Lethbridge, Alberta. Cynthia’s journey from inactivity to frequent runner is nothing short of inspirational!     From the inaugural Henderson Lake parkrun, on 30 March 2019, Cynthia and her family have been weekly participants, volunteers, and spokespeople regarding the…

Read more › News - 12th June 2019

Website Changes

You may have noticed the parkrun website looks a bit different today.   We had hoped to have a brand new website live by now but unfortunately, due to complications in delivery, we haven’t been able to achieve what we wanted.   We haven’t changed any of the content or the structure of the site….

Read more › News - 11th June 2019

River Valley parkrun, Edmonton – meet the team!

A dynamic “ragtag bunch of misfits” is helping to bring parkrun to Edmonton this June, so let’s get acquainted!   Doran Walker – Co-Event Director     I first heard about parkrun through Paul Hill, and through Instagrammers who had travelled to the UK and posted their fun pictures. I was looking for a way…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2019

Meet Nautical parkrun, Bronte

What do barefoot running and the soon-to-launch Nautical parkrun in Bronte have in common? Both are the result of Event Director Roderick Mark Schuller keeping an open mind and seeking new challenges! He tells us how both came about.   I have been a runner for many years, but I am now a ‘barefoot runner’….

Read more › News - 10th June 2019

June Volunteer Update

Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period:   Tail Walkers Updating Risk Assessments Messaging Guidelines First Time parkrunners The Virtual Volunteer App   1. Tail Walkers   The Tail Walker is one of the mandatory volunteer roles that every parkrun needs to fill every week….

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Read more › News - 5th June 2019

parkrun Canada continues to grow!

June welcomes three more events to the parkrun Canada family! Eramosa River Trail, Guelph – June 22 A flat out-and-back course along a wide stone dust trail beside the Eramosa River. Start and finish are by the Covered Bridge at the west end of the trail, adjacent to parking. More information and registration here Plus…

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Read more › News - 4th June 2019

Salutations de la Côte Est !

Les parkruns canadiens couvrent 5 fuseaux horaires et, étant celui le plus à l’est du Canada (jusqu’à présent), le nouveau venu, parkrun Chain of Lakes, en Nouvelle-Écosse, est donc le premier à démarrer à chaque semaine. Âgé de moins de 10 semaines, nous avons été vérifié avec eux, comment ils vont jusqu’à présent.   Nous…

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Read more › News - 4th June 2019

Greetings from the East Coast!

Canadian parkruns span across 5 timezones, and as Canada’s most Easterly parkrun (so far), newcomer Chain of Lakes is the first to kick us off every week. Less than 10 weeks old, we checked in on how they’re doing so far. We’re approaching our tenth event here at Chain of Lakes, and have been overwhelmed…

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Read more › News - 29th May 2019

Now I know I’m a runner!

Greg joined Trout Pond parkrun’s second event back in November, and has been a regular attendee ever since. Even though he only began to run as an over-50, he’s now proud to be able to refer to himself as a runner!   My desire to run began about a year before I heard about parkrun….

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Read more › News - 29th May 2019

Maintenant je sais que je suis un coureur!

Greg participe au parkrun Trout Pond depuis le deuxième événement en novembre et il est régulièrement au rendez-vous. Même s’il a seulement commencé à courir à plus de 50 ans, il est maintenant fier de pouvoir se considérer comme un coureur!   Mon désir de courir a commencé environ un an avant que j’entende parler…

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