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Read more › News - 15th November 2016

parkrunner of the week

Name: Bella.   Club: None.   Age: 11.   Home parkrun: Whangarei.   Occupation: Student.   Number of runs: 8.   What do you do at parkrun: I aim to run the best that I can each week.   How has parkrun changed your running: parkrun has made me take more control over my running….

Bruce and Gill
Read more › News - 15th November 2016

100 milestone of different parkruns

We’d like to congratulate our friends and colleagues Bruce and Gill Fordyce who have recently run 100 different parkruns.   Bruce just pipped Gill to this milestone at the Breede Valley parkrun while Gill gained hers at the Ladysmith parkrun in South Africa, well done to you both!   Bruce and Gill are pictured above left on…

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Read more › News - 2nd November 2016

parkrunners of the week

Name: Angela Hawkes & Wendy Hawkes   Age: 39 (twins)   Home parkrun: Western Springs   Occupation: Angela = Quantity Surveyor and Wendy =Accountant   Number of Runs: Angela – 57, Wendy – 60   Number of times volunteered: Angela – 10 Wendy - 9   What do you do at parkrun: Run, catch up with…

Read more › News - 2nd November 2016

New Zealand connection – 6 Jours de France

Richard McChesney, Lower Hutt’s founding Event Director, has been on another of his epic adventures, the 6 Jours de France – a six day run/ walk race in France.   In his efforts Richard set a new NZ  record for the 500km and completed an amazing 612km, finishing 3rd overall in the walking section and…

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Read more › News - 2nd November 2016

Raising awareness for mothers who shouldn’t suffer alone

This week is Postnatal/Antenatal Depression & Anxiety Awareness Week (PNDA)—31 Oct to 6 Nov.  It’s this time of year that brings up mixed feelings—sadness of being diagnosed with PNDA and the journey I have had over the last three years; and happiness, at how much better I feel now, and how running has helped me…

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Read more › News - 19th October 2016

parkrunner of the Week

Name: Hannah   Age: 10   Home parkrun: Kapiti coast   Occupation: School girl   Number of Runs: 10   Number of times volunteered: 4   What do you do at parkrun: I can run 5kms and volunteer sometimes.   How has parkrun changed your running: I have got fitter.   What do you like…

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Read more › News - 19th October 2016

Running the length of New Zealand

Hi! I am Josephine, a French parkrunner living in Aberdeen (Scotland).   On the 20th of November I will be heading to New Zealand for an epic adventure: running the length of the North and South islands unsupported. I will start in Cape Reinga and will run all the way to Bluff along the 3000km…

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