This week is the 1st anniversary of Queenstown parkrun, it’s bound to be a chilly start, but it’ll be a heart -warming occasion for sure! Go along to support the great team that makes it happen every week, many thanks to the Event and Run Directors and of course their wonderful volunteers!
New parkrun launches:
Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019
Registrations are open.
Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest)
Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)
Queenstown – 8th June
Puarenga – 22nd June
Pegasus – 22nd June
Porirua + Blenheim
Cornwall Park – 27th July
Parking problems at Whangarei:
There will be some interruptions at the start of Whangarei parkrun until the end of July as the council are about to seal the car park where the start is.
Parking is only available across the road at the cricket grounds
parkrunners will need to allow an additional few minutes to get to the start line for 8am.
Auckland Marathon – 20th October 2019
Achilles International is very excited to announce that this years Auckland Marathon will also include an official Wheelchair Marathon.
Picture below from the recent Christchurch Marathon.
Congratulations to everyone who braved the wet and cold conditions at the Christchurch Marathon! – Michelle Holland
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