In line with the Government’s Alert Levels 3 and 2, we have taken the decision to suspend all parkrun events across New Zealand with immediate effect.
We know that this message may be difficult as parkrun has only been back in New Zealand since July, however we do hope this closure will only be for a short time.
Remaining active is incredibly important, however please do not arrange group gatherings at your parkrun venues whilst parkrun events are suspended.
Next week, updates regarding New Zealand events will revert to being included in the Global weekly update.
Thanks for your support, and please know that the parkrun family is there for you.
I am 70 years of age (not old but not young either!). I live in Carterton, New Zealand and my home parkrun is Greytown Woodside Trail. parkrun has been running here for over two years now and I first heard about it when friends mentioned that a parkrun was being started in the area….
Sally Houliston would see Anderson parkrunners while out walking in the same Napier park. A friend in the UK had also told her about parkrun so she decided that the 5km event would be a good way to get into running regularly as part of her overall fitness journey. Her first parkrun was in…