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Kapiti Coast
Read more › News - 16th January 2019

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Upcoming Anniversaries : Taupo – January – to be confirmed Kapiti Coast - 26th January Whangarei -  16th February Invercargill – 9th February Wanaka – February – to be confirmed     Upcoming Events:  XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and child aged 6-14 race together, locate and complete 10 mystery challenges; racing the…

cornwall
Read more › News - 1st January 2019

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Dunedin’s 5th anniversary is coming up and it’ll be Kapiti Coast’s 4th.  Taupo will be celebrating their 2nd anniversary this year!   Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin - January 12th Kapiti Coast - January – to be confirmed Taupo - January – to be confirmed       Upcoming Events:  XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and…

Ann Australia story
Read more › News - 1st January 2019

How parkrun saved a life

This amazing story of never giving up hope has been taken from a recent Australian newsletter of an an incredibly brave and courageous lady. Ann is definitely a winner.   How parkrun saved a life parkrun might not be a race, but every time Ann Guyatt from Toowoomba completes the 5km course at her home…

Kapiti Coast
Read more › News - 11th December 2018

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Kapiti Coast is having their 200th event this Saturday 15th December – there will be spot prizes and some sweet treats! They look forward to seeing everyone there, including their wonderful parkrunners pictured above.   Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin - January Kapiti Coast - January Taupo - January   Cancellations: Gisborne - 29th December 2018   Christmas and New Year’s…

chris-datelinedouble
Read more › News - 11th December 2018

Date Line Double parkrun

If you’re looking for a challenge similar to one leg of ‘The Amazing Race’ then have a go with this – crossing the date line to be able to run two parkruns on one Saturday!   Roxie Paine completed the Date Line Double Challenge on 24th November completing Cornwall Park parkrun in Auckland first before…

east end runner and son
Read more › News - 27th November 2018

Event Profile – East End, New Plymouth

Erin & Trevor are the co – Event Directors of the new East End parkrun located in beautiful New Plymouth. They have just had their 10th event, but have already established a wonderful community of volunteers and runners which will continue to grow.   Erin explains how she first got involved with parkrun: I first got…

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Read more › News - 27th November 2018

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Upcoming Anniversaries : Dunedin – January Kapiti Coast – January Taupo – January   Cancellations: Gisborne – 29th December 2018   Christmas and New Year’s Day events: Check out the link below to see which events are having extra runs on these days. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/special-events/ Upcoming Events:  XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and…

Erica East End
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

An Extraordinary Human!

Born with Miller Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, Erica and her brother are the only two affected by the syndrome in New Zealand. She credits her mum for her iron-willed disposition and her story of refusing to let her condition get in the way of her hopes and dreams is inspirational.   Erica, parkrun NZ…

wanaka
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

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Please take note of Queenstown parkrun’s cancellation this Saturday 17th November, Wanaka parkrun would be very happy to welcome those parkrunners not running in the Queenstown Marathon events. Wishing parkrunners taking part in the Queenstown events all the very best for a great morning!   This Saturday is the 3rd anniversary of Western Springs parkrun!…

parkdog Cornwall park 2
Read more › News - 13th November 2018

parkdog of the week

Harry, a Hungarian Viszla, is a parkrun stalwart, now a two year old, Harry has ten parkruns to his name. He posed regally in his athletic vest for a photograph because he was aptly named after a certain young prince who shares his hair colour. Harry and owner Katrina volunteered as tail walkers as Harry’s been out…

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