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Read more › Uncategorized - 23rd July 2019

Introducing Central Burnaby parkrun

This Saturday 27th July will see the launch of Burnaby Central parkrun, one of two new parkrun events in the greater Vancouver area. We catch up with Debby Fu to find out all about the new event and her parkrun journey so far.   I ran my first parkrun back in 2014 at Delta parkrun…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 27th June 2019

Dire ‘je le veux’ à Penticton

Comme nous avons couru et marché notre 79e parkrun récemment, nous nous sommes rappelés ce qu’est parkrun. parkrun est tout à propos de l’inclusivité et le bien-être. Nous voulons que le plus grand nombre possible de personnes se sentent membres d’une véritable communauté locale réunie par nos événements, ainsi que par notre famille mondiale de…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 27th June 2019

Saying “I do” at Penticton

As we ran, jogged and walked our #79th, parkrun recently, we are reminded about parkrun and what it is all about.   parkrun is all about inclusiveness and wellbeing. We want as many people as possible to feel part of a real local community brought together by our events, as well as our global parkrun…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 13th March 2019

Le premier parkrun de la Nouvelle-Écosse, Chain of Lakes

Samedi prochain, Chain of Lakes sera lancé à Halifax et parkrun Canada deviendra d’un océan à l’autre! Nous avons rencontré Jaclyn Currie, directrice de l’événement, qui nous en a dit davantage sur la création de notre plus récent événement parkrun.   L’équipe Je m’appelle Jaclyn, une Britannique qui a fait quelques parkruns au Royaume-Uni avant…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 13th March 2019

Introducing: Nova Scotia’s first parkrun, Chain of Lakes

This coming Saturday, Chain of Lakes parkrun launches in Halifax and parkrun Canada will become coast-to-coast! We caught up with Event Director Jaclyn Currie, who told us more about how our newest parkrun event was formed. Meet the team   I’m Jaclyn, a Brit who did a couple of parkruns in the UK before we…

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Read more › News, Uncategorized - 11th October 2018

Canadian celebrity at Whitby

One of the wonderful things about parkrun is that you never know who you are going to meet at your local parkrun.   parkrun is fantastic for meeting people you wouldn’t normally cross paths with. Be it someone in a different industry to you, different area of town, completely different hobbies, and now with international…

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Read more › News, Uncategorized - 11th October 2018

Une célébrité qui fréquent Whitby

Une des choses qui rendent parkrun très spécial c’est que vous ne savez jamais qui vous allez rencontrer. parkrun est fantastique pour rencontrer des gens avec lesquels vous ne vous rencontreriez normalement pas. Vous allez rencontrer des gens des milieux professionnel différents, des quartiers de la ville variés, qui aiment des passe-temps complètement différents, et…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 26th June 2018

parkrun Life

My name is Paulene, but just last year I used to call myself the ‘Anti parkrun Girl’. I’d been doing 5kms walks a few times a week for months in my quest to improve my fitness and lose weight. I’d always had this obsession with runners and a dream of what it must feel like…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 21st June 2018

parkrun River Oaks, Oakville commence ce samedi

parkrun est en poussée de croissance au Canada et le nouveau parkrun de River Oaks sera le seizième au Canada et le quatrième dans la région de Toronto. C’est peu surprenant que parkrun soit en expansion aussi rapidement dans cette région, parce qu’après tout, parkrun est un si beau concept pour les communautés autour pour…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 21st June 2018

Victoria parkrun, Kitchener, launch round-up

This week we have a fantastic new parkrun starting in Oakville, but before then let’s recap last week’s launch Victoria parkrun, Kitchener.  Event Directors Julia and Johnathan were delighted to be joined by tourists, locals and first-time pioneers alike.   At the launch there were local Kitchener and Waterloo residents, and tourists from around the…

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