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Nouveaux parkruns pour Kitchener et Oakville en juin

Nous avons deux nouveaux parkruns canadiens d’annoncés en juin, bienvenue au parkrun de Victoria, Kitchener, et au parkrun de River Oaks, Oakville! Nous sommes ravis de voir la famille de parkrun s’agrandir à nouveau et nous sommes très excités par ces deux nouveaux événements. Les deux situés en Ontario, nous avons le parkrun de Victoria…

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Kitchener and Oakville get new parkruns in June

We have two new Canadian parkruns to announce in June, welcome Victoria parkrun, Kitchener, and River Oaks parkrun!   We’re delighted to have the parkrun family grow, and are super excited about these two new events.  Both located in Ontario, we have Victoria parkrun, Kitchener launching on 16th June, with River Oaks following 1 week…

Read more › Uncategorized - 31st May 2018

Tattoos, sailings and celebrations: Highlights from last week!

A great week for parkrunning as the sun seemed to be shining everywhere across the country which might be a first for Canada! We had sailboats in the West, news of tattoos in the East, and some cake celebrations thrown in for good measure.   parkrunners in Clover Point parkrun, Victoria, got to witness some…

Read more › Uncategorized - 30th May 2018

My Sub-30

My husband Rick is paraplegic and I’m his wife & sole carer. When I gave up work to look after Rick it didn’t take long for the weight to pile on & for the second time in my life became obese weighing at 110kg. It was in March 2017 that Rick had other medical conditions…

Read more › Uncategorized - 23rd May 2018

A common bond across the world

In April I attended the Jamaica Park parkrun in Boston. It was only their third event and it was occurring on Boston Marathon weekend – which meant a lot of parkrun tourists would be in town. There ended up being just under 200 parkrunners and the JP parkrun team performed admirably for a turnout that…

Read more › Uncategorized - 23rd May 2018

Un lien international qui se tisse entre nous

En avril, j’ai été au parkrun du Jamaica Park, à Boston. C’était seulement leur troisième événement et c’était en même temps que le week-end du marathon de Boston – ce qui veut dire plein de touristes de parkrun serait en ville. Il y a eu un peu moins de 200 participants de parkrun et l’équipe…

Read more › Uncategorized - 23rd May 2018

Highlights from Saturday

We have many highlights from last week’s parkrun day!  A great turnout for North Bay, a Royal Wedding and Victoria themed run at Meadowvale, and the entire volunteer team at Richmond Olympic goes on holiday to Penticton.   North Bay parkrun   Lots of smiles at North Bay parkrun, as the event establishes itself on…

Read more › Uncategorized - 23rd May 2018

Visiting parkrun USA

There’s no place like your home parkrun. But with more and more events appearing across the US, your barcode is your ticket to a warm welcome from parkrun communities throughout the country. Consider including “parkrun tourism” in your summer travels this year.   Some of our events are close to obvious attractions involving monuments, bridges,…

Read more › Uncategorized - 16th May 2018

Sometimes it doesn’t all go to plan

“But how can I write a run report?” asked parkrun tourist Jody, “we didn’t finish the run, so we don’t know what happened!”. Well, she managed it – read Jody’s amusing account of her abandoned parkrun on Saturday, thanks to baby Abe:   Sometimes arranging a holiday to Canada and all that goes with it (booking flights,…

Read more › Uncategorized - 16th May 2018

Ça ne se passe pas toujours comme prévu!

« Mais comment pourrais-je écrire un rapport de course? » A demandé Jody, une touriste de parkrun, «  nous n’avons même pas terminé la course, donc nous ne savons pas ce qui s’est passé! » Bien, elle l’a fait quand même – vous pourrez lire l’histoire amusante de Jody qui a abandonné parkrun samedi, merci bébé Abe.   Parfois,…

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