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Dave Moorcroft and Alison
Read more › News - 20th March 2018

5,000 m Running Legend

Hamilton Lake had the honour of welcoming a running legend last Saturday and Alison King, of Puarenga parkrun, was very fortunate to join him around the lake on a lovely St. Patrick’s Day morning!   David Moorcroft is in New Zealand to be the guest speaker at a celebration dinner held at the Whanganui War…

Puarenga
Read more › News - 20th March 2018

parkrun Diary

Cancellations: Please take note Western Springs will be cancelled this Saturday, 24th March due to the Pasifika Festival taking place.   Daylight saving – winter times: Please take note that from Saturday April 7th    Dunedin, Invercargill and Wanaka parkruns will be changing to a 9.00 am start   New parkruns for 2018 Tauranga – 28th April Balclutha – 5th…

cambridge
Read more › News - 20th February 2018

parkrun Diary

Note from Cambridge parkrun about to celebrate their 1st anniversary! With one year (almost) under our belt, let’s indulge ourselves in some stats: There are 250 registered parkrunners with Cambridge NZ recorded as their home parkrun. Over the last twelve months, we have had a total of 482 different participants attend our parkrun. Those 482…

Eleanore and Socks
Read more › News - 23rd January 2018

Volunteer Profile

Eleanore has done all her runs at Porirua and she is certainly a wonderful asset to have in the community there. She must also be very valuable when pacing with her faithful dog, Sox! Eleanore is running in red above with Astrid (ED of Porirua parkrun)   Name: Eleanore Brown Age: 54 Home parkrun:  Porirua…

Palmerston North parkrun December 2017
Read more › News - 10th January 2018

parkrun Diary

Anniversaries   Dunedin  – 13th January 2018 Event Director, Tania, had this to say about their anniversary! -  It’s time to celebrate 4 years of Dunedin parkrun and as always there will be cake.   Traditional gifts for a 4th (wedding) anniversary are fruit and flowers … so I’ve extrapolated that into a theme for the…

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Read more › News - 20th December 2017

Christmas at parkrun

Christmas is traditionally an occasion when people come together to spend time with friends and family. Sadly, we know that too many people will spend the festive period alone this year.   parkrun has always been about bringing people together from all walks of life, and at this time of year we all have an…

palmy Xmas
Read more › News - 20th December 2017

parkrun Diary

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns All parkruns hosting these events are on the Christmas parkrun NZ compendium please check for the different start times too – everyone is very welcome! https://www.parkrun.co.nz/christmas-compendium/   Six parkruns are having events on both Christmas and New Year’s Day, one being Western Springs where magical Mike pictured below…

Palmy volunteers
Read more › News - 20th December 2017

Volunteers – thank you!

We would like to thank every volunteer for their tremendous help over the year, those who have recently volunteered and those who have been for years. From kids to octogenarians, it’s quite incredible the range of wonderful people who have embraced their local parkrun and become a part of the wider community.   Of course,…

Hamilton Lake
Read more › News - 12th December 2017

Stats from the last two Saturdays

Saturday the 2nd The start point this week in the summer season needs to be in Palmerston North with another big attendance of 175 means that in just 6 weeks 949 parkrunners have completed a run/walk there.   The combined total of runners, joggers, walkers and volunteers exceeded 2,000 for the week! (150 volunteers plus…

Fenwick gates
Read more › News - 12th December 2017

parkrun Diary

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day parkruns   Christmas Day - Anderson, Hamilton Lake, Dunedin, Pegasus, Western Springs, Kapiti Coast and  Whangarei - 8am start Cornwall Park, Hagley and Lower Hutt - 9am later start   New Year’s Day - Anderson, Lower Hutt, Dunedin, Western Springs and Whangarei - 8am start Pegasus - 9am later start Porirua – 10am later start  …

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