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Read more › News - 1st May 2019

Bellevue parkrun Milestones

Spring is late in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. With snowfall on the morning of the last Bellevue parkrun of April, a group of hardy runners gathered to celebrate a couple of milestones: the first personal, and the second to welcome the opening of the third Bellevue parkrun season. Chris Bean tells us more!   We…

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Read more › News - 1st May 2019

Quelques jalons du parkrun Bellevue

Le printemps est tardif à Sault-Sainte-Marie, Ontario. Avec la neige tombée dans la matinée du dernier parkrun Bellevue d’avril, un groupe de coureurs endurcis s’est réuni pour célébrer deux étapes importantes: la première personnelle et la seconde pour saluer le début de la troisième saison de Parkrun Bellevue. Chris Bean nous en dit plus!  …

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Read more › News - 1st May 2019

Running back to health

Suddenly and dramatically impacted by a medical condition called sarcoidosis, Brenda shares how parkrun Meadowvale provides structure to her weekly run commitment. And that’s just the start of the benefits of parkrun   Running has meaning for everyone.  For me? I felt embarrassingly slow, uncoordinated. I had memories of stumbling – parched – over my grade school’s…

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Read more › News - 1st May 2019

Research reveals benefit of parkrun on mental health

Think parkrun is a great way to improve your physical health? It is – but according to research conducted by Staffordshire University, parkrun’s benefit on mental health extends far beyond physical activity and has the potential to support people outside of traditional mental health services.   People with mental health difficulties are among the most socially isolated…

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Read more › News - 26th April 2019

April Volunteer Update

Hello, and welcome to the first edition of the parkrun USA & Canada Volunteer update!   Our goal in developing this update is to share important and useful information with parkrun volunteers. You will receive one email per month via this channel. If you read only one thing from parkrun each month, please read this!…

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Read more › News - 24th April 2019

Why I parkrun

Ahead of Whistler parkrun’s first event of the year after the winter break, we hear from Event Director Mel Whitley about her passion for parkrun.    I started a new job recently and they asked us for our “passion” to place on our name badges, I guess as a talking point for clients and colleagues….

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Read more › News - 24th April 2019

Pourquoi je parkrun?

Cette semaine, Mel Whitley, Directrice de l’Evénement de parkrun à Whistler, nous a parlé de sa passion pour le parkrun.   J’ai récemment commencé un nouveau boulot et ils nous ont demandé d’écrire notre “passion” sur notre étiquette de nom, probablement comme sujet de discussion pour les clients et les collègues. J’aurais pu écrire « manger…

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Read more › News - 24th April 2019

Spotlight On Nose Hill parkrun

Each month, we’re focusing on a different Canadian parkrun. This time, it’s the turn of Nose Hill parkrun in Calgary, Alberta. Suzanne Brooks, Event Director and parkrun Ambassador gives us the lowdown on Canada’s second oldest parkrun…   How did Nose Hill parkrun begin?   I emigrated to Canada from the UK in the summer…

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Read more › News - 17th April 2019

The Virtual Volunteer app

It has been just over a year since the launch of the parkrun Virtual Volunteer app, which enables parkrun volunteers to both record times, and scan barcodes using a mobile device.   parkrun Global Operations Manager James Kemp explains the impact the app has had around the world so far, and the vital role it…

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Read more › News - 17th April 2019

Victoria, Kitchener a ton numéro

Au moment d’écrire cet article, le Victoria parkrun Kitchener a organisé 41 événements. Nous avons célébré les records personnels, organisé des événements sous toutes les conditions météorologiques et aimons la communauté qui s’est développée au cours des 10 derniers mois.   La région de Waterloo, dans le sud-ouest de l’Ontario, est connue pour être une…

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