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Read more › News - 3rd July 2019

parkrun Diary

Tomorrow is Blenheim’s 3rd anniversary and Porirua parkrun’s 6th anniversary so make sure to come along and make both a great celebration! Everyone is invited whether you’re a first time parkrunner or regular one – see you there!   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)    Upcoming Anniversaries: July anniversaries: Porirua – 6th July – celebrating…

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Read more › News, Press - 1st July 2019

Welcome to The Athlete’s Foot

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with The Athlete’s Foot. Over the last month, The Athlete’s Foot have been visiting parkruns around the country, volunteering and making connections within our parkrun communities. We are delighted to have them onboard as a National Sponsor and look forward to their support and connection at our…

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Read more › News - 25th June 2019

parkrun Diary

The 6th July is Blenheim and Porirua parkrun’s 3rd anniversary so make sure to come along and make both a great celebration! Everyone is invited whether you’re a first time parkrunner or regular one – see you there!   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)    Upcoming Anniversaries: July anniversaries: Porirua – 6th July Blenheim…

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Read more › News - 25th June 2019

10 ways to rediscover your parkrun mojo

Whether you are new to parkrun, or you’ve been parkrunning for years, it’s only natural from time-to-time to find yourself in a bit of a parkrunning slump.   Are you struggling for motivation? Have your times plateaued? Tempted by the snooze button? Looking for some inspiration?   Here are 10 ways you can rediscover your…

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Read more › News - 18th June 2019

parkrun Diary

Congratulations to Puarenga and Pegasus this week, both celebrating third anniversaries – they look forward to welcoming everyone and hope to see new and regular parkrunners come along!   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon)    Upcoming Anniversaries: Puarenga – 22nd June Pegasus – 22nd June   July anniversaries: Porirua…

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Read more › News - 18th June 2019

Sport plays key role in helping prisoners rehabilitate

The following article appeared in The Age and the Pursuit this week:   The number of people in Victoria’s prisons is soaring. In the past 10 years the state’s prison population has jumped by 80 per cent to 7666, and in the coming year the government will spend $1.8 billion on its prison system.   How much of this…

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Read more › News - 12th June 2019

Website Changes

You may have noticed the parkrun website looks a bit different today.   We had hoped to have a brand new website live by now but unfortunately, due to complications in delivery, we haven’t been able to achieve what we wanted.   We haven’t changed any of the content or the structure of the site….

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Read more › News - 11th June 2019

Flaxmere parkrun in the news

From the UK to Flaxmere: parkrun is here   A new parkrun course in Flaxmere is about to become the 29th in New Zealand and the 1870th in the world – and the new parkrunners will join a family of just over 5 million people who turn out on Saturday mornings for a run, jog…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2019

parkrun Diary

This week Flaxmere parkrun will become the 29th parkrun in New Zealand and we welcome Flaxmere in Hastings into the parkrun Global family! Please note that next week Queenstown parkrun is cancelled.   New parkrun launches: Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown…

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Read more › News - 11th June 2019

National Volunteer Week June 16-22

National Volunteer Week 2019 runs from June 16-22. This year’s theme is “Whiria te tangata – weaving the people together”. Volunteering, Mahi Aroha and social action weave people and communities together. Join us this National Volunteer Week to stand together in our differences and choose to connect.   During National Volunteer Week, we want to…

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