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Read more › News - 10th April 2019

May brings in Avery Beach parkrun, Huntsville

Photo credit: discovermuskoka.com Huntsville is our newest town to join the parkrun Canada movement with the latest parkrun.  Avery Beach parkrun, Huntsville launches May 4th!   Starting at Avery Beach, parkrunners will enjoy the beautiful Hunter’s Bay Trail.  Hungry participants will be pleased to learn that the turnaround point is located at an apple orchard!…

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Read more › News - 3rd April 2019

Quel est votre pourquoi?

Vous êtes-vous déjà arrêté pour réfléchir à ce qui vous a poussé à courir? On me pose souvent la question et je me suis dit que je pourrais partager mon histoire.   J’ai deux filles de 7 et 10 ans et il y a quatre ans, j’ai réalisé que ma vie n’était plus que d’être…

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Read more › News - 3rd April 2019

What is your why?

Do you ever stop and think what made you get into running? I often get asked and so I thought I’d share a little bit of my story.   I have 2 daughters, 7 & 10 years old, and four years ago I realized my life had become just being ‘their’ mom. I was the…

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Read more › News - 3rd April 2019

parkrun Japan

On Saturday 6 April, Japan will become the latest country to join the parkrun family, with the launch of Futakotamagawa parkrun in Tokyo. parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE tells us the story behind the birth of parkrun Japan. In October 2017 we were approached by Sumitomo Life with regards the possibility of starting parkrun in Japan, they were also preparing to launch the Vitality Health…

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Read more › News - 27th March 2019

Spotlight on Whistler parkrun

According to the calendar, spring is officially here!  In Whistler, it may take a little longer to arrive, but soon the snow will melt, and folks will come out of hibernation to gear up for parkrun.    Whistler’s site is unique in that it closes for the winter and starts back up in the spring….

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Read more › News - 27th March 2019

Nous aurions eu besoin de plus de chinooks cet hiver!

  L’hiver a été brutal sur une grande partie du Canada, et Calgary n’a pas été épargné. La directrice d’événement de Nose Hill, Suzanne Brooks, se demande où sont passés tous les chinooks. Mais que sont les chinooks?!     Avant de déménager à Calgary en 2015, je n’avais jamais entendu parler d’un «chinook». J’ai…

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Read more › News - 27th March 2019

We needed more Chinooks this winter!

It’s been a brutal winter across much of Canada, and Calgary has been no different. Nose Hill Event Director Suzanne wonders where all the Chinooks have been. But what are Chinooks?!   Before I moved to Calgary in 2015, I had never heard of a ‘Chinook’. I soon learned that this unique weather pattern is…

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Read more › News - 21st March 2019

Divertissement en famille au parkrun Clover Point, en Colombie-Britannique

Rebecca, Jez et Katie sont des habituées du parkrun Clover Point à Victoria. Elles ont fait de leur participation hebdomadaire à parkrun une partie de leur routine, à travers les bons et les mauvais moments.   Rebecca, Jez & Katie ont rejoint la famille parkrun Clover Point lors de la première édition en août 2017….

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Read more › News - 21st March 2019

How we got hooked on parkrun at Clover Point, B.C.

Rebecca, Jez and Katie are regulars at Clover Point parkrun in Victoria. They’ve made a weekly parkrun part of their routine, through the good times and the bad.   Rebecca, Jez & Katie joined the Clover Point parkrun family on its inaugural run in August 2017. Despite being British they had never done a parkrun…

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Read more › News - 19th March 2019

The story behind Henderson Lake parkrun, Alberta

Henderson Lake parkrun will launch in Alberta on March 30. Event Director Jim Carter takes a quick time out to tell us the story behind the new event.   My wife Ellen and I were first introduced to the parkrun movement by an Ottawa running friend who had just returned from a trip to England….

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