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.
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