Being so involved in parkrun, it’s easy to forget that people who don’t know what we represent are still worried that they will be ‘too slow to go to parkrun”.
Of course, you’re not! There is no time limit at parkrun, and the majority of our events even have a Tail Walker who will support you, provide encouragement, and is always the final finisher.
You can walk, jog, run or volunteer – everyone is welcome at parkrun!
And to be honest, this is really ‘the thing’ with parkrun – that we are for everyone, and everyone can take part on their own terms.
You’ll always get a warm welcome at parkrun and with the average size of our events ranging from around 20-30 parkrunners at the smaller events to 80-120 at our larger events.
We offer a friendly welcoming environment where you’ll also have the chance to meet other parkrunners at the finish, or perhaps over a coffee afterwards.
See you on Saturday!
What a day it was! As you will see from the photos below, we didn’t have the weather on our side everywhere, but that didn’t stop people coming out and joining parkrun. Have a look at a selection of images from right across the region: A new attendance record for Amager Strandpark, where we were…
Did you know there there is a small but growing number of parkruns launching in prisons? Inmates at the Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison in Perth, Australia, became the first women in custody anywhere in the world to take part in weekly parkrun events when Wandoo parkrun launched in July. There were 42 finishers and 11 volunteers…