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Volunteer Profile

This weekend Eldred celebrated his 50th parkrun at Taman Pudu Ulu. He shares his parkrun journey with us and reveals how parkrun is like a ‘family’ to him…   Whilst at university in the UK, Eldred was introduced to parkrun in 2013, through the University of Kent’s cross country running club. Whitstable parkrun is located…

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Introducing: Interval Training

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Interval…

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Feedback from the Field

3km + 5km parkrun at Taman Pudu Ulu. Today the route slightly changed & it was a hot morning, my eyes barely open in the photo!   Thank you to all the parkrun volunteers…   Sonny Chong

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Profil Sukarelawan

Minggu ini kami bertemu Rosnita (atau dikenali sebagai Rose), ahli terapi radiasi yang bertugas di Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia untuk mengetahui apa yang dia suka tentang parkrun. ‘Saya tidak berminat dengan sukan ketika saya masih muda, tetapi kini saya gemar melakukan sebarang aktiviti luar. Saya mula berlari secara perlahan tiga tahun yang lalu, pada mulanya untuk…

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Volunteer Profile

This week we meet Rosnita (otherwise known as Rose), a radiation therapist working for the Ministry of Health, Malaysia and discover what she enjoys about parkrun. ‘I was not keen on sports when I was younger, but now I’m passionate about any outdoor activity. I started to jog slowly three years ago, initially to lose…

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Feedback from the Field

Thanks everyone; always a great team of vollies at TPU.   Marcus VG

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Treasured Memories

Audrey, a mother of two teenagers, is currently in training for her second marathon. Five years ago she couldn’t run at all…   “Apart from yoga, I hadn’t really done any exercise since I left school. I started running 5 years ago when I signed up for a 5km event only because my son, Kristian,…

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Feedback from the Field

parkrun is inclusive for everybody it is a way of keeping active on Saturday morning you can walk it jog it or run it at your pace if you are competitive then also you can go for it.   I found the Run Director, the volunteers and the participants so welcoming.   Unfortunately I had…

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Hanita Ahmad– Guru yang Ceria

parkrun telah banyak mengubah cara hidup dan rutin mingguan saya ke arah yang lebih positif dan menggembirakan. Itu adalah suatu pernyataan yang saya kira amat benar bagi semua pelari-pelari taman di Presint 18 parkrun, Putrajaya. Suatu aktiviti yang dilingkungi aura-aura positif dengan nilai kekeluargaan yang sangat tinggi. Suasana larian yang sangat kondusif dan mengujakan. Sebagai…

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Hanita Ahmad – A Happy Teacher

Hanita is a very busy school teacher with barely enough time for leisure, but, despite that, finds that parkrun has changed her life…   “parkrun has brought so much positivity and enjoyment to my weekend. The atmosphere at Presint 18 is exciting and supportive, just like a family; it gives me a great sense of…