Over the past couple of years, as I’ve taken a step back from the day to day operations at parkrun, I’ve been working on a new project—something separate to parkrun but inspired by the hundreds of conversations I’ve had with folk at parkrun events all around the world over the last 14 years.
I’ve always wanted parkrun to be inclusive. To be encouraging and supportive. To remove as many barriers as possible to physical activity. And I’m immensely proud of what we have achieved together at parkrun: the world’s biggest running event positively impacting the health and happiness of more than three million people so far.
But one barrier has persisted. One that we’ve not been able to overcome through parkrun.
Read Paul’s mission in the following link
Fudge loves parkrun, it is surely his favourite day of the week – and he’s taken part in over 100 events … Whether it’s coming down the hill towards Millwater, or turning into Cornwall Park, Fudge always gets super excited on Saturday mornings. And now he is looking forward to the Hobsonville Point…
Many thanks to Bryan for his feedback and thanks to Wendy and Solitaire for their lovely poems – there’s lots of talent among our parkrunners! HAPPY 7th BIRTHDAY LOWER HUTT parkrun On 5/5/2012 Lower Hutt had its first parkrun with a total of 84 runners and five volunteers. Five months later the run…