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Porirua
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 8th March 2017

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Important! – Track closure Porirua parkrun The bridge in Bothamley Park near the 1km mark is going to be replaced. That means that the  track is out of use for approximately three Saturdays; 18 March, 25 March and 1 April. The Porirua team will temporarily move to Plimmerton. This album shows you where to go…

Lower Hutt
Read more › News - 21st February 2017

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Cancellations Taupo – 25th February 2017 due to Across the Lake Swim Western Springs – 29th April 2017   New Events Cambridge NZ – 4th March 2017

Motatapu Dual
Read more › News, Press, Uncategorized - 20th February 2017

The Race to Save an Island

Participants in the Partners Life DUAL are walking, running, swimming or biking to help restore Motutapu Island. Every competitor equals 4 more trees on the island! Motutapu Restoration Trust has just won an Australasian award for restoration excellence (from the Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia). This is the largest community-led conservation project on a pest…

The People's Mile
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 15th February 2017

The People’s Mile – meet some of NZ’s Olympians!

Interested in giving track running a go (either competitive or just for fun)? The People’s Mile is the event for you! Being held at AUT Millennium Stadium on February 26th in conjunction with the Auckland Track Challenge, the People’s Mile gives the public the opportunity to get out on the track and have a go….

Whangarei
Read more › News - 25th January 2017

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Special day for Whangarei parkrun this coming Saturday, all are welcome to go along- friends, family and first timers,  to show your support and celebrate their first anniversary!   Anniversaries Whangarei – 11th February 2017     New Events Cambridge NZ – 4th March 2017     Cancellations Western Springs – 29th April 2017

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Read more › News - 24th January 2017

Taupo parkrun’s on the map!

Taupo parkrun got off to a great start on 21st January. Thank you to  the all the visitors who came from far and wide to show their support and the new parkrunners who came out to see what it’s all about – hopefully you will become regular runners at Taupo parkrun!   Nick Marshall, Taupo’s…

Neil Crocker
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 24th January 2017

Volunteer Profile

Neil Crocker showing good form at Hamilton Lake parkrun event number 155 Name: Neil Crocker Age: VM 55-59 Home parkrun: Hamilton Lake Occupation: Technician Number of Runs: 85 Neil Crocker has made an impressive contribution as a volunteer at Hamilton Lake parkrun during the last year. Neil is a Hamilton Road Runners’ member and found…

Taupo 2 Mile Bay
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 12th January 2017

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Taupo parkrun will commence next Saturday 21st January, above is the beautiful view of the start/finish area at 2 Mile Bay – hopefully the sun will be shining next week too! For any new runners/joggers/walkers wanting to come along, registrations are open, all are welcome. We’re also very pleased to announce that Cambridge will soon…

Denise - Vounteer profile
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 11th January 2017

Volunteer Profile – parkrun’s heroes

This year we have decided to highlight the volunteers of parkrun, without whom parkrun simply wouldn’t happen each week. There are lots of different ways to volunteer at your local parkrun and we’re a friendly lot, so if you haven’t yet and would like to, just chat to the volunteers on any given Saturday morning…

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Read more › News, Uncategorized - 22nd December 2016

Merry Christmas!

To all parkrunners across this beautiful country from friendly Whangarei down to dreamy Dunedin and all those wonderful spots in between where so many of you meet on a weekly basis for a run, a coffee and a chat –  may 2017 be a healthy, happy New Year for you all with many more parkruns…

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