News - 21st May 2019

parkrun Diary


This Saturday is Anderson and Barry Curtis’ anniversaries. Anderson will be celebrating 3 years and Barry Curtis 6 years – have a wonderful morning!



New parkrun launches:

Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019



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:

Kaiteriteri Beach to Mapua Wharf

K2M is a new trail run/walk and mountain bike event from Kaiteriteri to Mapua on Saturday, 25 May 2019.

Starting from the famous Kaiteriteri Beach to the idyllic Mapua Estuary you can run, walk or cycle this event on the Great Taste Trail. With Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon and 10km options, there’s something for everyone.

All distances finish at Mapua Wharf where you can celebrate and enjoy the tastes of Nelson Tasman.

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Website Changes

You may have noticed the parkrun website looks a bit different today.   We had hoped to have a brand new website live by now but unfortunately, due to complications in delivery, we haven’t been able to achieve what we wanted.   We haven’t changed any of the content or the structure of the site….


Event Profile – Queenstown

Chris Seymour of Queenstown parkrun, Otago, South Island talks about his love of parkrun, Queenstown and running!   After moving to Queenstown from Sydney, I was surprised to not find a parkrun in this beautiful town of adventure.  After learning about the great running community in Queenstown, I wanted to contribute and kick off parkrun…