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Read more › News - 8th July 2020

La fête du Canada et le retour de parkrun en Nouvelle-Zélande

La semaine dernière, il y avait de quoi fêter – la fête du Canada, la fête de l’indépendance et le retour de parkrun en Nouvelle-Zélande!   Nous étions heureux  d’apprendre que suite à un arrêt de près de 4 mois au niveau mondial, le parkrun pourrait recommencer. Le retour du parkrun est maintenant possible en…

New Zealand and Canada Day
Read more › News - 8th July 2020

New Zealand and Canada Day

Last week there was lots to celebrate – Canada Day, Independence Day, and the return of parkrun in New Zealand!   We were thrilled of the news that parkrun could start again after a near four month global absence.  New Zealand have transmission of the disease under control so that opened the door for parkrun…

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Read more › News - 7th July 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 7 July

Saturday saw the long-awaited return of parkrun New Zealand, the first parkrun events back after an extended global lockdown, and a return, in that part of the world at least, to pre-Coronavirus routines. Since the earliest days of this challenge we had prioritised the work required to ensure a smooth return to action when the…

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Read more › News - 7th July 2020

Spotlight on: USA

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s the US! Having recently celebrated eight years since the first event took place, here is the story of parkrun USA…   The parkrun culture is communal, supportive,…

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Read more › News - 7th July 2020

Improving your mind and parkrun finish time with meditation

With everything that’s going on in the world at the moment, the ability to reduce stress and build resilience has never been more relevant or important.   Dr Carolyn Ee is a GP, researcher, health and wellbeing advocate and runner. Dr Ee tells us more about meditation…   What is meditation?   Over the past few decades…

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Read more › News - 2nd July 2020

Mise à jour COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : Mardi 30 juin

À quelques jours de la réouverture de parkrun Nouvelle-Zélande, nous constatons une excellente progression et pouvons célébrer un retour après 15 samedis d’absence de parkrun dans le monde. Tous ont travaillé fort et ont attendu patiemment, et nous pouvons tous être fiers de faire partie de la merveilleuse famille mondiale des parkrun.   Dans les…

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Read more › News - 30th June 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 30 June

With just a few days left until the reopening of parkrun New Zealand it feels like we really are making excellent progress and, after fifteen Saturdays without a single parkrun anywhere in the world, this weekend we can all celebrate a great step forward.   Everyone has worked hard and waited patiently, and we can all be…

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Read more › News - 29th June 2020

Spotlight on: Singapore

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s Singapore! Event Ambassador Dominic Watkins gives us the low-down…   When Carol Cunningham, founding Event Director of Albert Melbourne parkrun in Australia, was offered a job transfer…

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Read more › News - 29th June 2020

Stretching for strength and mobility

Physiotherapist Laura Penhaul talks us through some more advanced strength and mobility exercises, all of which can be done without the need for expensive equipment.   Calf raises   Start off by doing your calf raises with both feet on the floor and do them slowly – each calf raise should take 6 seconds. Once you’ve mastered that,…

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Read more › News - 24th June 2020

Running 101: Taking The First Steps

Content from: Team Saucony   So, you want to be a runner? It seems like the most natural thing in the world, doesn’t it? After all, the first thing human beings do after they learn to walk is try to run. But, if you’re taking up distance running for the first time there are a…

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