This week Flaxmere parkrun will become the 29th parkrun in New Zealand and we welcome Flaxmere in Hastings into the parkrun Global family! Please note that next week Queenstown parkrun is cancelled.
New parkrun launches: Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019
Cancellations: Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)
Upcoming Anniversaries: 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.
Upcoming Events Auckland Marathon - 20th October 2019 Achilles International is very excited to announce that this years Auckland Marathon will also include an official Wheelchair Marathon.
Events available to Achilles member: https://www.achillesnewzealand.org/events
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