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Read more › News - 17th July 2019

parkrun Special Event

What is a parkrun special event?   There are two days in each year where parkrun events may stage extra events on days other than their normal day parkrun.   Since 25th December 2004, Bushy parkrun in the UK has held an event on Christmas Day and following this tradition, each country can nominate one…

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Read more › News - 17th July 2019

Événement spécial parkrun

Qu’est-ce qu’un événement spécial parkrun?   Il y a deux jours chaque année où votre parkrun peut organiser des événements supplémentaires, des jours autres que leur journée parkrun normale.   Depuis le 25 décembre 2004, Bushy Parkrun au Royaume-Uni organise un événement le jour de Noël et, conformément à cette tradition, chaque pays peut désigner…

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Read more › News - 15th July 2019

New parkrun alert: Lower Mainland, BC

Two more parkruns are launching in Canada! You heard that right. TWO! Central parkrun, Burnaby on July 27th   Find out more info here www.parkrun.ca/centralburnaby   Mundy parkrun Coquitlam on August 3rd   Find out more info here www.parkrun.ca/mundy

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Read more › News - 15th July 2019

Meet the team behind Snye Point parkrun, Fort McMurray

Saturday is the launch of Canada’s most northerly parkrun in Fort McMurray. Here’s a little about Borrey and Jessica, your tireless new Event Directors!   Borrey came across his first parkrun in 2016 October at Crissy Field Park (San Francisco), right around when he started trail running, while Jessica crashed a parkrun in Clover Point…

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Read more › News - 9th July 2019

New parkrun alert: Snye Point parkrun

Another parkrun is launching in Canada! Snye Point parkrun in Fort McMurray, AB will join the family on July 20. The event takes place at Snye Point Park, Clearwater Drive Find more details here We can’t wait to see you out there!

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Read more › News - 9th July 2019

La famille Elliot participe régulièrement au parkrun

La famille Elliot participe régulièrement au parkrun «Kiwanis Keeners» à London, en Ontario. Cette semaine, nous les avons interviewés pour savoir comment une famille ayant des perspectives, des expériences et des objectifs différents partage le même amour de parkrun! Carol et Mike se sont joints à nous pour la première fois lors de notre quatrième…

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Read more › News - 9th July 2019

Free, weekly, timed family fun!

The Elliot family are regular attendees and “Kiwanis Keeners” at our parkrun in London, Ontario. This week we interviewed them to hear how one family with different perspectives, experiences and goals all share one love of parkrun! Carol and Mike first joined us for our fourth event way back in October 2018, followed by Sonya…

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Read more › News - 9th July 2019

Mon expérience en tant que “parkrun touriste”

En mai et juin dernier, ma famille et moi avons participé à trois parkrun en Afrique du Sud,  en tant que touristes.  Ce fut incroyablement inspirant et extrêmement motivant pour nous.  J’ai pensé vous en expliquez le pourquoi en 5 raisons. 1. Le nombre Nous avons démarré notre parkrun local 27 semaines avant notre départ pour…

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Read more › News - 3rd July 2019

Growing in confidence

Even though she laughs at being called an “inspiration,” we thought Helen’s story, recently published on the parkrun Australia blog, was just that! Her narrative is likely to resonate with many parkrun Canada participants – and hopefully some who haven’t made it to parkrun yet for reasons similar to those that first held her back from…

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Read more › News - 3rd July 2019

My experience as a parkrun tourist

During May and June, Vic Stander and his family participated in 3 South African parkruns as tourists. It was incredibly inspiring and hugely motivational for all of them - here Vic outlines just 5 reasons why!   1. The numbers   We launched our local parkrun 27 weeks prior to this trip and saw the amount of runners…

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