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Read more › News - 30th December 2019

New Year’s parkrunday is longer than you think…

New Year’s Day parkruns start anytime from 7am to 11am local time. Let’s take a trip around the world in 24 hours to see when and how 2000+ parkrun locations across 22 different countries ring in the New Year, from our perspective here in Canada.   Dec 31: 10.30am PST | 1.30pm EST While some…

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Read more › News - 18th December 2019

parkrun Special Events around the world

New Year’s Day parkrun events have been a fixture in the parkrun global calendar for many years now and are loved by parkrunners the world over. It remains the one day of the year when it is possible to bag two events on the same day thanks to the advent of the NYDD – the…

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Read more › News - 18th December 2019

Une première année tourbillonnante

Bien qu’elle soit opérationnelle que depuis six mois, la communauté parkrun est forte à Edmonton. Prenons un moment afin de rencontrer des participants du deuxième parkrun le plus au nord du Canada !!   Wow quelle année tourbillonnante! Nous sommes River Valley parkrun Edmonton, Alberta. C’est notre première année de parkrun et la communauté de…

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Read more › News - 18th December 2019

A whirlwind first year

Although they’ve been up and running for half a year, the parkrun community is strong in Edmonton! Let’s take a trip to meet the locals at Canada’s second most northerly parkrun…   Wow-what a whirlwind year! We are River Valley parkrun Edmonton. This is our first year of parkrun and the run community has been…

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Read more › News - 11th December 2019

New parkrun alert: Mendel Riverbank parkrun

parkrun Canada is wasting no time in 2020, launching our first event of the year on Saturday January 4 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Welcome to the family Mandel Riverbank parkrun! Let’s meet Alice, one of the dynamic duo behind Canada’s newest parkrun.   I’m a mum of two young runners, climbers and chatterboxes. I arrived in…

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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…

Library runners
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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