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Read more › News - 5th June 2019

Invercargill parkrun in the news

Liz Henry’s success creating the world’s southernmost parkrun is remarkable when you consider she is – quite literally – allergic to exercise.   The worldwide phenomenon that is parkrun has taken some time to arrive in Invercargill, but it has captured peoples’ imagination, with more than a hundred participants on average turning out every Saturday…

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Read more › News - 5th June 2019

parkrun Diary

This week is the 1st anniversary of Queenstown parkrun, it’s bound to be a chilly start, but it’ll be a heart -warming occasion for sure! Go along to support the great team that makes it happen every week, many thanks to the Event and Run Directors and of course their wonderful volunteers!   New parkrun…

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Read more › News - 28th May 2019

Doctors at parkrun – 1st June

Along with parkrun UK we would like to highlight the importance of getting GP’s involved in making patients aware of the benefits of parkrun for basic health and well being. We hope to encourage more health professionals here in New Zealand to prescribe parkrun to patients and staff.   This Saturday the 1st of June,…

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Read more › News - 28th May 2019

parkrun Diary

New parkrun launches: Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019 Registrations open!     Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Upcoming Anniversaries: Queenstown – 8th June Puarenga – TBC Pegasus – 22nd June   July anniversaries: Porirua + Blenheim Cornwall Park – 27th July   Parking problems at Whangarei:…

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Read more › News - 22nd May 2019

Achilles NZ news

Our supporter Achilles International is a worldwide organisation whose mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics, promote personal achievement, and enhance self-esteem and lower barriers.   The Achilles NZ athletes and guides attended the beautiful Hawkes Bay Marathon event last Saturday, 18th May and earlier in the…

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Read more › News - 21st May 2019

parkrun Diary

This Saturday is Anderson and Barry Curtis’ anniversaries. Anderson will be celebrating 3 years and Barry Curtis 6 years – have a wonderful morning!     New parkrun launches: Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Upcoming Anniversaries: Anderson – 25th May…

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Read more › News - 21st May 2019

Hobsonville Point parkrun launch

What a perfect, crisp morning for the launch of this newest parkrun, a brilliant crowd of parkrunners, from brand new to worldwide parkrun tourists! Always good to see familiar faces coming along in support and of course notch up another parkrun NZ venue!   This is truly a beautiful spot, thank you to New Zealand…

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Read more › News - 14th May 2019

parkrun Diary

New parkrun launches: Hobsonville Point (Auckland) – 18th May 2019 Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June (Winterfest) Queenstown – 16th November (Queenstown Marathon) Upcoming Anniversaries: Anderson – 25th May 2019 Barry Curtis – 25th May 2019 June anniversaries: Pegasus + Puarenga + Queenstown   Upcoming events:  Hawke’s Bay International…

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Read more › News - 8th May 2019

parkrun Diary

A very “Happy 1st anniversary” to Gisborne parkrun this Saturday and we look forward to the launch of Hobsonville Point next week with Flaxmere parkrun following in June!   New parkrun launch: Hobsonville Point (Auckland) – 18th May 2019, Registrations are open Flaxmere parkrun (Hastings) – 15th June 2019   Cancellations:  Queenstown – 22nd June…

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Read more › News - 8th May 2019

parkrun Malaysia visit

Last Saturday we were thrilled to welcome Harry Harnesh who looks after parkrun Malaysia. Harry and his father have recently done some parkrun tourism here and in Australia plus generously volunteered around the world too!   Harry’s Run Report for Cornwall parkrun: A brilliant way to round off my Trans-Tasman trip with the lovely Cornwall…

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