Read more › News - 26th June 2023

Top five tips for parkrun in the sun

Summer is officially here! With high temperatures ahead of us, we’ve put together our five top tips to help you parkrun in the sun.   1. Dress for the weather   As temperatures begin to rise, you need to make sure you don’t overheat whilst walking, jogging, running or volunteering.   It’s best to wear light,…

Read more › News - 11th January 2023

Five tips for your first volunteering at parkrun

If volunteering for the first time at parkrun is one of your New Year’s resolutions but you’re not sure what to expect, read our five tips for volunteering to see why we love it so much!   1) Take someone with you     From our volunteering research, we know that some people who are volunteering…

Dr Hussain posing for a selfie with five other parkrunners at event
Read more › News - 26th October 2022

Top five ways walking helps your mental health with Dr Hussain

Dr Hussain Al-Zubaidi is a GP, a TV doctor, RCGP Lifestyle and Physical Activity Clinical Champion and a triathlete!   He shares his top five ways walking helps your mental health.   There are about 500 ways in which walking is good for your mental health, so this will be difficult, but here are my top five. These…