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Read more › Awards - 1st January 2019

parkdog of the week

  Hi I’m Dan I’m a short stocky Labrador, and nearly 13 years old now. I’m a good dog. I have a K9 sister – her name is Lucy. I LOVE going for walks with my younger human sister and brother (Sarah and Sean). I’m greedy when it comes to food, I just eat everything….

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Read more › Awards - 1st January 2019

Event Profile – Dunedin

Dunedin parkrun will be celebrating its 5th anniversary on 12th January. The first event on 11th January 2014 had 68 participants…   There has been steady increase is numbers every week, and managed to break the 200 participants for the first time at our 250th event in October 2018!   We are very lucky to have access to the…

gisborne runner
Read more › Awards - 11th December 2018

Event Profile – Gisborne parkrun

Megan Costello is the ED of Gisborne parkrun, which started in May this year. It’s situated in the far east of the North Island and is the first parkrun to see the sun worldwide! Megan tells us how she became involved in parkrun and setting up this picturesque parkrun:   I initially became involved with parkrun…

parkdog Fred from Invercargill
Read more › Awards - 11th December 2018

parkdog of the week

There must be some very special dogs in Invercargill with fabulous owners! Here’s Fred, with his, sporting their tutus on what must be a recent 22 parkrun!   Hi my name is Fred, I am the good looking one leading the way. I am a Yorkie Cairn cross and I was adopted from the SPCA…

Kapiti Coast
Read more › News - 11th December 2018

parkrun Diary

Kapiti Coast is having their 200th event this Saturday 15th December – there will be spot prizes and some sweet treats! They look forward to seeing everyone there, including their wonderful parkrunners pictured above.   Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin - January Kapiti Coast - January Taupo - January   Cancellations: Gisborne - 29th December 2018   Christmas and New Year’s…

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Read more › News - 11th December 2018

Date Line Double parkrun

If you’re looking for a challenge similar to one leg of ‘The Amazing Race’ then have a go with this – crossing the date line to be able to run two parkruns on one Saturday!   Roxie Paine completed the Date Line Double Challenge on 24th November completing Cornwall Park parkrun in Auckland first before…

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Read more › Awards - 27th November 2018

parkdog of the week

  Bud Boniface Hey guys, I’m Bud, mum says I’m a 2 year old black lab but really I am just amazing. I had a very rough start in life, when my family got me I was 5months old, my hip was shattered so it had to be removed, it hurt to walk for a…