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INTERVALS
Read more › News - 5th March 2019

Introducing: Interval Training

In our four-part training series, we’ll be introducing some of the training methods you can use to help you improve your running and your parkrun PB, whilst showing how a couple of tweaks to your mid-week training can help you become a more confident runner, whatever your aspirations!   In this instalment, we’re discussing Interval Training.  …

Anderson
Read more › News - 5th March 2019

parkrun Diary

Please note Western Springs is cancelled due to the Pasifika event in March.   Cancellations:  Western Springs - 23rd March 2019   Upcoming Anniversaries: Tauranga -  April (date TBC) Balclutha – 4th May 2019 Lower Hutt – May Gisborne – May Barry Curtis – May Anderson – May   Upcoming Events These are the dates coming up for…

Tauranga
Read more › News - 26th February 2019

parkrun Diary

Cambridge celebrates their 2nd anniversary on Saturday 2nd March! Please note Western Springs’s upcoming cancellation due to the Pasifika event.   Cancellations:  Western Springs – 23rd March 2019   Upcoming Anniversary: Cambridge – 2nd March 2019 Tauranga -  April (date TBC)   Upcoming Events These are the dates coming up for the XRACE NZHL XRACE Napier…

round the bays achilles
Read more › News - 26th February 2019

Achilles New Zealand

The vision of Achilles New Zealand is to provide New Zealanders with disabilities the opportunity to participate alongside able-bodied athletes in local, national and international events. Local runners who would like to help support others and become involved with Achilles are very welcome. Assistance with guiding is provided.    John from Achilles: Welcome to our…

cheryl running
Read more › News - 19th February 2019

Run to the Finish – Cheryl’s story

Cheryl Laubscher shared her frightening ordeal with the Hamilton Lake parkrun, community but this is such a wake up call to everyone who runs/walks and generally keeps fit and healthy that it needed to be shared here too. Thanks very much to Cheryl and on behalf of all the parkrun community may your recovery go…

east end
Read more › News - 19th February 2019

parkrun Diary

This Saturday Wanaka will be celebrating their 1st anniversary, they’re looking forward to having new parkrunners/walkers come along, visitors and of course the whole community who have supported them through this year!   Cancellations: Taupo - 23rd February,  due to the ‘Across the Lake Swim’   Anniversaries: Wanaka – 23rd February   Upcoming Events These are…

Geoff-mack
Read more › News - 19th February 2019

Cardiac Athletes – Geoff’s story

First and foremost I’m a parkrunner. At the time of writing, I am not too far away from having completed 150 parkruns. I’m the Event Director of Pegasus parkrun, North Canterbury and am involved in a number of other voluntary roles.   I took up parkrun in December 2014 after suffering a severe Sudden Cardiac…

whangarei bridge
Read more › News - 12th February 2019

parkrun Diary

Whangarei will celebrate their 3rd anniversary this Saturday, everyone is invited to go along to make it a memorable one!   Upcoming anniversaries Whangarei -  16th February Wanaka - 23rd February     Upcoming Events: WELLINGTON ROUND THE BAYS 2019 and Achilles International This is Achilles NZ’s first event for 2019 where we all come together as…

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Read more › News - 12th February 2019

Beginners Guide to parkrun

Often the hardest part for any first time parkrunner is making it to your first event. You’ve seen your friends or a family member post about it on social media for weeks, months or even years. You’ve always been curious but were never sure if you had what it took to run or walk 5km…

whangarei
Read more › News - 29th January 2019

parkrun Diary

This month Invercargill and Wanaka will celebrate their first anniversary and Whangarei their third!   Upcoming anniversaries Invercargill - 9th February Whangarei -  16th February Wanaka - 23rd February     Upcoming Events: WELLINGTON ROUND THE BAYS 2019 and Achilles International This is Achilles NZ’s first event for 2019 where we all come together as an Achilles family…

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