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Share your stories with us

Now, more than ever, we want to keep the parkrun world inspired and engaged. And what better way to do that, than with stories from you – our parkrun family.   Here’s how to get in touch with us.   We’d love to see anything you’d like to send through, but especially –   Films…

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A huge celebration at International Women’s Day parkrun!

In a celebration of female participation to mark International Women’s Day, #IWDparkrun welcomed an astonishing 15,000 additional women and girls at parkruns all around the world.   On Saturday 7 March 2020, we were delighted to see almost 151,000 women and girls walking, jogging or running at parkrun globally.   Our social feeds lit up…

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1st time volunteered as tailwalker today with my bodyguard at Taman Pudu Ulu parkrun   Ibrahim Ismail

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IWDparkrun at parkrun Malaysia

Do you know that women across the world are more likely to register with parkrun than men but less likely than men to turn up?   With an aim to inspire women to come along and give parkrun a try, Malaysia, along with the rest of our parkrun countries, had a special International Women’s Day…

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Georgina loves parkrun

Georgina, mother of two, explains how she makes parkrun work for family on the eve of International Women’s Day parkrun.   I’m a 41-year-old mum of two, originally from Melbourne, Australia. We moved to Kuala Lumpur in 2017 for my husband, Mark’s work. I previously worked in communications for the Victorian Government and now I…

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Special congratulations to Christina Lee who achieved her 50th parkrun milestone! We wish her many more milestones to come.

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Building the confidence to believe

It was April 2015. 24-year-old Yvonne Tse had spent a year trying to get fit via a couch-to-5km program but to no avail, so she reluctantly joined her friend Olivia at parkrun. Yvonne explains how she caught the parkrun bug during the final kilometre of her very first parkrun.   I was very reluctant to…

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Congratulations to Event Director Aizat and camera-shy Aysya who together celebrated their birthdays at Presint 18 parkrun last Saturday and Siti Fatimah who celebrated her 50th parkrun milestone.  

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Making leaps and bounds at parkrun

This week we hear from one of our dedicated junior runners, Wei Yip, who has joined Taman Pudu Ulu parkrun over the last six months, along with his brother and sister.   Wei Yip, who describes himself as, ‘strong at maths and accounting with a love of listening to music and running’, has made significant…

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The best healthy place for all of us… jommmm join us every Saturday morning!   Hanita Ahmad