On Saturday 4 June, we would love for parkrunners to come together and celebrate togetherness, gratitude, and all things community – the beating heart of parkrun.
Of course, parkrun events are already a fantastic way of uniting people, but why not extend the togetherness with a delicious post-parkrun picnic?
For Thank You Day this year, we are inviting everyone to get out in the fresh air and join in with the local community. So why not invite a friend, a neighbour or even just someone who you would like to thank, out for a walk, a cuppa or a chat?
Each week people get together, outside in our green spaces, to walk, jog, run, volunteer, catch up with friends and connect with others, together.
Bring along a friend, or a neighbour you haven’t connected with for a while and let’s celebrate each other, together!
Anne Hanley is delighted to be back at parkrun after her treatment and recovery from breast cancer. Here she tells us how that return to parkrun felt. I started parkrunning because it was a way to get back into some regular exercise and it was something my husband and I could enjoy together. We…
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