News - 24th April 2019
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Tauranga parkrun celebrates their 1st anniversary this Saturday – all are welcome to go along and enjoy the morning!

 

New parkrun launch:

Hobsonville Point (Auckland) – 18th May 2019

Registrations will be open on 26th April 2019 for Hobsonville Point parkrun

 

Cancellations: 

Puarenga (Rotorua) – 4th May 2019

Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest)

Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)


Upcoming Anniversaries:

Tauranga -  April 27th 2019, 1st anniversary

Balclutha – 4th May 2019, 1st anniversary

Lower Hutt – May

Gisborne – 11th May, 2019, 1st anniversary

Barry Curtis – May

Anderson – May

 

Upcoming Events

The Plunket Fun Run is a series of fun runs and walks held in 4 key locations around New Zealand. All the funds raised from each event will go directly to funding their Community Services. The right care in a child’s first 1000 days means the best possible start in life. During this time Plunket makes the difference of a lifetime to New Zealand’s children.   http://www.funrun.plunket.org.nz/

The last event is  in Tauranga  – Historic Village Sunday 28th April

 

Rotorua Marathon

The 55th Rotorua Marathon on Saturday, 4 May 2019 is one of New Zealand’s most scenic and iconic marathon events.

For 54 years runners and walkers of all ages have accepted the challenge, taking a lap around the beautiful Lake Rotorua. Today there is a distance for everyone, with a half marathon course through the stunning Redwoods (21.1km), the 10km and 5km fun run and walk.

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