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Read more › Uncategorized - 16th May 2017

Le premier Beach Strip parkrun

Samedi dernier, nous avons vu le lancement de notre 6e parkrun au Canada. Nous sommes vraiment heureux de voir parkrun qui prend de l’ampleur dans le pays.   C’est toujours bien de voir que tout le travail mis dans un nouveau lancement porte fruits. La fin de semaine dernière nous l’a encore prouvé. Voici le résumé…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 16th May 2017

Photos from May 13th

Another amazing week of fabuolous photos.  This is the best place to get the highlights.  For all the photos for this week, see your individual event’s FaceBook page.   Okanagan parkrun   Richmond Olympic parkrun   Nose Hill parkrun   Beach Strip parkrun

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Read more › Uncategorized - 16th May 2017

A sense of belonging

“It feels like my body is packing up on me.”   That’s how I described it to my parents one Sunday morning in August 2015. This was after a few months of feeling strange, and regularly not being able to sleep due to a pounding head and feeling flushed. I took my blood pressure on…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 11th May 2017

Beach Strip Launch Round-Up

Last Saturday saw the launch of our 6th parkrun in Canada.  We are really happy to continue to be growing across the country.   It’s always great to see so much hard work pay off in a new event.  Last week was no exception. Here is a summary of the day and the day’s leading…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 10th May 2017

Not too big, not too small, just right

This week we have an inspiring story from Ireland about one woman who was persistently pushing her comfort zone. At 42 she took up running, then parkrunning, and then organised her own parkruns!   Like a lot of runners I started later in life, with my 42nd birthday looming in 2008 I decided I needed to get…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 10th May 2017

Pictures from the week 6th May

Here are a round-up of the best photos from this week.  Great shots, as always!!   For Beach Strip parkrun see separate article.   Saint-Paulin       Okanagan       Nose Hill     Richmond Olympic        

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Read more › Uncategorized - 4th May 2017

Ne vous sentez pas coupable, soyez fiers

S’intégrer dans un groupe de coureurs en étant parent peut être difficile. J’ai personnellement de la difficulté à me joindre à mon parkrun local quelques semaines, surtout quand mon mari travaille, et que je ne veux pas sortir mon enfant du lit pour l’apporter avec moi dans le vent et dans le champ humide pour…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 4th May 2017

Don’t feel guilty – feel proud

Don’t feel guilty – feel proud.   Fitting in a run and being a parent can be difficult. I personally struggled with attending my local parkrun some weeks, mainly when my husband was working, as I did not want to drag my little one out of bed to come and stand in a windy wet…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 4th May 2017

Beach Strip parkrun number 1

A very quick reminder that Beach Strip parkrun number 1 is this Saturday!  Announced two weeks ago, the team have been very busy preparing for the inaugural event.   The full course details can be found here, but the parkrun is located in Hamilton, Ontario.  It is also very accessible from nearby Burlington.   This…

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Read more › Uncategorized - 3rd May 2017

Canada, la route pittoresque

Declan et Sheila Hynes ont récemment eu une vacance pittoresque au Canada, et ils aimeraient prendre quelques moments pour nous remercier de notre hospitalité!   Est-ce que nous avons des touristes avec nous aujourd’hui?   Si vous avez déjà fait quelques événements parkrun, vous avez donc entendu la personne qui fait le briefing demander s’il…

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