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Read more › News - 3rd September 2019

Serendipitous Course Changes

One of the great things about parkrun is that every week the course is the same. That means you get a feel for when things get tough (a hill at the third kilometre) and when you can get a break (a downhill finish). It also means, for those who want to keep track, that progress…

Don and Anne
Read more › News - 29th August 2019

parkrun Canada record holders

Why would the names Don and Anne Eddie be familiar to lots of parkrunners across Canada? Many of you may well remember meeting this lovely couple, who hold the record for the highest number of parkruns completed in Canada – our very own super tourists!   How did you hear about parkrun?   Our oldest…

Read more › News - 27th August 2019

Le voyage

parkrun Canada a 3 ans! Tout a commencé le 20 août 2016 à Kelowna, en Colombie-Britannique. Trois ans plus tard, le directeur de l’événement, Bill Justus, fait le point sur son parcours.     Wow! Quel voyage cela a été! Nous, parkrun Canada, avons 3 ans! J’ai le plaisir de le voir depuis le tout…

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Read more › News - 27th August 2019

The journey

parkrun Canada is 3 years old! It all started back on August 20 2016, in Kelowna, B.C.. 3 years on, Event Director Bill Justus reflects on their journey.     Wow! What a journey it’s been! We, parkrun Canada, is 3 years old! I have had the pleasure to see it from the very beginning,…

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Read more › News - 21st August 2019

Le bénévolat à Clover Point parkrun (Victoria B.C.)

Chaque semaine, environ huit volontaires travaillent avec le directeur de course afin d’organiser un événement agréable et sécuritaire à Clover Point. Certains bénévoles ont leur rôle préféré, d’autres aiment faire quelque chose de différent à chaque fois et d’autres sont simplement heureux d’être là où on en a le plus besoin, ce jour là.  …

Read more › News - 21st August 2019

Volunteering at Clover Point parkrun

Each week around eight volunteers work together with the Run Director to bring a safe and enjoyable event to Clover Point. Some volunteers have their favourite role, others like to do something different each time and others are just happy to be where they are needed most.   Being a small parkrun means that we…

Read more › News - 21st August 2019

Meet CONTRA Ambassador Dawn

CONTRA was created by parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt because he saw the need for a sportswear brand that embraced inclusivity and fairness, a brand designed to do away with discomfort by offering high-quality kit in ten different sizes and fits.   Our CONTRA ambassadors have been road, trail and treadmill-testing our clothing range and here’s…

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Read more › News - 13th August 2019

Comings and goings at parkrun

Based in a small Quebec town, Saint-Paulin parkrun has an even keener sense of community than many other parkruns. Event Director Annie tells us how pleased they are to see participants return from illness and injury after time away.   We’re lucky that our parkrun is a little different to most others. Ours is in a small town, which…

Breakwater Kingston
Read more › News - 13th August 2019

Introducing: Breakwater parkrun, Kingston

We welcome another new parkrun to the family on Saturday August 17, taking us to 35 in Canada. Step up Breakwater parkrun, Kingston! Megan Clemens and John Sadler are the dynamic duo behind Ontario’s newest parkrun, and got in touch to tell us some more about their event.   Who are the Event Directors of Breakwater parkrun?…

Read more › News - 12th August 2019

Australia launches world’s first parkrun for women in custody

Did you know there there is a small but growing number of parkruns launching in prisons? Inmates at the Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison in Perth, Australia, became the first women in custody anywhere in the world to take part in weekly parkrun events when Wandoo parkrun launched in July. There were 42 finishers and 11 volunteers…

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