Evidently, there’s a little bird that’s been appearing around the country, it was in Flaxmere last Saturday and it’s been in Whangarei to Invercargill – the northern and southernmost parkruns! There has to be a story surrounding this?
Today, a beautifully painted rock traveled to Flaxmere parkrun. Where will it travel to next? Flaxmere parkrun
Love the rock – must have been a sneaky Porirua visit though – didn’t get to meet it! – Astrid Van Meeuwen-Dijkgraaf, Porirua
That’s a shame, I’m thinking a 2nd bigger rock might be needed to fit all NZ parkruns names on it. Never know, you may see many more appearing and travelling around the country. – Melissa Thorburn, Flaxmere
And from way over in the USA they celebrated a very big rock – the moon landing!
Our parkrun USA chalk artists just keep raising the bar.
It’s an out-and-back journey, and at the end you’re a bit wet. Summer parkrunning at Durham NC, parkrun isn’t so different from a moon mission. - Durham NC parkrun
Robyn Richards from Blenheim parkrun has just completed her 100th parkrun! Having reached the milestone, Robyn began to reflect on how parkrun, and the journey parkrunners go on, reflects life. I’m a huge parkrun fan, and recently I realised why. Along with 350 or so others, I was jogging around a 5km course on the island…
On Saturday 2 October 2004, 13 runners and five volunteers turned up to Bushy Park in Teddington, London for a free, timed, 5k run, known then as the Bushy Park Time Trial. Little did they know what they had started. 15 years later, more than four million different people around the world…