Read more › News - 14th May 2019

parkrun Diary

New parkrun launches: Hobsonville Point (Auckland) – 18th May 2019 Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Upcoming Anniversaries: Anderson – 25th May 2019 Barry Curtis – 25th May 2019 June anniversaries: Pegasus + Puarenga + Queenstown   Upcoming events:  Hawke’s Bay International…

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Event Profile – Anderson

Anderson parkrun will celebrate its 3rd anniversary next Saturday. It has grown over these years and  become a welcome feature in the Napier community thanks to the support of the wonderful team of volunteers and the Run Directors. Special thanks to Trish Cummins who became the Event Director last year and has been an excellent…

Read more › News - 8th May 2019

parkrun Diary

A very “Happy 1st anniversary” to Gisborne parkrun this Saturday and we look forward to the launch of Hobsonville Point next week with Flaxmere parkrun following in June!   New parkrun launch: Hobsonville Point (Auckland) – 18th May 2019, Registrations are open Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June…

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Read more › Awards - 8th May 2019

parkdog of the week

Bo walks with owner Tania Mills who has completed Balclutha parkrun on 44 of 55 times.  Tania is one of Balcluthas parkrun’s stalwarts and is often out there setting up the course before many of the rest of us are out of bed.   Bo’s parkrun Report   It’s a special day, got no idea…

Read more › News - 8th May 2019

parkrun Malaysia visit

Last Saturday we were thrilled to welcome Harry Harnesh who looks after parkrun Malaysia. Harry and his father have recently done some parkrun tourism here and in Australia plus generously volunteered around the world too!   Harry’s Run Report for Cornwall parkrun: A brilliant way to round off my Trans-Tasman trip with the lovely Cornwall…

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Event Profile – Lower Hutt

Mark Malone is the Event Director of Lower Hutt parkrun in Lower Hutt near Wellington, here he tells us about the first parkrun in New Zealand, which celebrated 7 years of parkrunning last Saturday!   How did you get involved with parkrun and why you love your event:   I ran my first parkrun to see…

Read more › News - 30th April 2019

parkrun Diary

Please take note of Puarenga parkrun’s cancellation this week due to the Rotorua Marathon. Lower Hutt parkrun will be celebrating its 7th anniversary tomorrow and marks the 7th year of parkrun in New Zealand! Balclutha parkrun will be celebrating their anniversary on the 4th May as well – all are welcome to go along for…

Read more › Awards - 30th April 2019

Event Profile – Balclutha

Rod Deverson is the Event Director of Balclutha parkrun in South Otago. This Saturday will be the first anniversary of this boutique Balclutha parkrun, all are welcome to go along and celebrate with Rod and his great team who brought parkrun to this delightful spot. Remember start time is now 9am for winter and it’s a Star War theme…