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Strength and cond
Read more › News - 19th March 2019

Strength and Conditioning training

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training could help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations! In this final instalment, we’re discussing Strength and Conditioning….

Kapiti coast
Read more › News - 19th March 2019

parkrun Diary

Please note Western Springs is cancelled this Saturday 23rd March.   Cancellations:  Western Springs - 23rd March 2019   Upcoming Anniversaries: Tauranga -  April (date TBC) Balclutha – 4th May 2019 Lower Hutt – May Gisborne – May Barry Curtis – May Anderson – May   Special notice to Cornwall Park parkrunners:  A Park Life event has been…

TEMPO
Read more › News - 12th March 2019

Tempo Running

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB.   In this instalment, we’re discussing tempo running.   To help us to do so, we’ve enlisted the help of Richard Partridge! As an athlete, Richard has a 5k PB of 13:45 and…

western springs
Read more › News - 12th March 2019

parkrun Diary

Please note Western Springs is cancelled due to the Pasifika event in March.   Cancellations:  Western Springs - 23rd March 2019   Upcoming Anniversaries: Tauranga -  April (date TBC) Balclutha – 4th May 2019 Lower Hutt – May Gisborne – May Barry Curtis – May Anderson – May   Peace Runners  who are running the length of New…

aussie
Read more › News - 12th March 2019

The experiences of a parkrunning GP

Dr Jennie Wright began referring some of her patients to parkrun after noticing the benefits herself…   I went to my first parkrun after my little brother told me about it. I had started running at home on a treadmill but was too embarrassed to run outside where people could see me.   I was…

Antartic
Read more › News - 5th March 2019

Antarctica adventure

This is a crazy story from Australia of a parkrunner’s passion to run a parkrun while on an Antarctica Adventure    Whenever I go on a holiday or travel for work I always try and find a local parkrun to tourist at. But when I headed to Antarctica at the end of December, with 79…

INTERVALS
Read more › News - 5th March 2019

Introducing: Interval Training

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Interval Training.  …

Anderson
Read more › News - 5th March 2019

parkrun Diary

Please note Western Springs is cancelled due to the Pasifika event in March.   Cancellations:  Western Springs - 23rd March 2019   Upcoming Anniversaries: Tauranga -  April (date TBC) Balclutha – 4th May 2019 Lower Hutt – May Gisborne – May Barry Curtis – May Anderson – May   Upcoming Events These are the dates coming up for…

Tauranga
Read more › News - 26th February 2019

parkrun Diary

Cambridge celebrates their 2nd anniversary on Saturday 2nd March! Please note Western Springs’s upcoming cancellation due to the Pasifika event.   Cancellations:  Western Springs – 23rd March 2019   Upcoming Anniversary: Cambridge – 2nd March 2019 Tauranga -  April (date TBC)   Upcoming Events These are the dates coming up for the XRACE NZHL XRACE Napier…

round the bays achilles
Read more › News - 26th February 2019

Achilles New Zealand

The vision of Achilles New Zealand is to provide New Zealanders with disabilities the opportunity to participate alongside able-bodied athletes in local, national and international events. Local runners who would like to help support others and become involved with Achilles are very welcome. Assistance with guiding is provided.    John from Achilles: Welcome to our…

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