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Read more › News, Uncategorized - 20th April 2017

parkrun Diary

  Porirua parkrun – track still closed! The bridge in Bothamley Park near the 1km mark is being replaced.  For the following two Saturdays the Porirua team will still be at the Plimmerton course. This album shows you where to go and details about the track. http://www.parkrun.co.nz/porirua/news/2017/02/27/porirua-parkrun-temporary-course-18-25-march-and-1-april-2017/     Cancellations: Puarenga - 6th May 2017, due…

tourist Cornwall
Read more › News - 4th April 2017

A unique parkrun double (or the “the lengths to which you go”)

We often hear people say that they wish they could do parkrun more than once per week, but Washington DC area parkrunner Paul Durbin has gone to extreme lengths to make that wish a reality. On March 18th Paul did Cornwall parkrun at 8am in Auckland, New Zealand, then he flew to San Francisco where he did Crissy…

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Read more › News - 4th April 2017

Volunteer Profile

Name: Eric Phimister Age: 66 Home parkrun: Anderson parkrun   Occupation: Electronics technician (retired)   Number of Runs: 18   Number of times volunteered: 20   Favourite volunteer role: I like the timekeeper role as it enables me to see, and interact with people as they cross the finish line. Also, it leaves me free…

Whangarei
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 22nd March 2017

Volunteer Profile

Name: Ron Crowhurst Age: 70 Home parkrun: Whangarei   Occupation: Semi Retired, work 2 days a week   Number of Runs: 20   Number of times volunteered: 39   Favourite volunteer role: Run Director, but like all the other roles   I volunteer at parkrun because: parkrun is a great community event, volunteering gives you…

cambridge NZ
Read more › News, Uncategorized - 8th March 2017

Cambridge NZ parkrun is up and running!

Cambridge NZ parkun had a wonderful start last Saturday with 95 parkrunners. An overcast sky with a hint of drizzle set the scene for a great turnout of 94 runners and walkers to the first Cambridge NZ parkrun. Being their first event there were quite a number of visitors from  Auckland, Hamilton, Lower Hutt, Hawkes Bay,…

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

parkrun Diary

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

parkrun Diary

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….

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