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Read more › News - 18th May 2020

Food for thought in uncertain times

My name is Sarah Cain and I am a nutritionist located in Airlie Beach in Australia’s Whitsundays. My belief is that we are all different — and so are our bodies, lives and goals — and therefore our nutrition should reflect that.   During these uncertain times, in particular due to many of us spending…

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Read more › News - 18th May 2020

Spotlight on: Italy

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week marked five years since the first parkrun in Italy, and Country Manager Giorgio Cambiano tells us all about the history of parkrun Italia.   In March 2014, I had…

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Read more › News - 12th May 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 12 May

It is now eight weeks since we first closed all parkrun events across the world, and we know that parkrunners everywhere, alongside their local communities, are facing their own unique challenges, and would love to enjoy parkrun again.   Please know that we are thinking of you all right now and remain fully committed that…

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Read more › News - 12th May 2020

Spotlight on: Denmark

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s Denmark, and we speak to those involved back in the noughties who brought parkrun to Scandinavia…   The very first parkrun took place on Saturday 2 October 2004…

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Read more › News - 11th May 2020

Play, creativity and tackling boredom 

Educational Psychologist Dr Dan O’Hare talks to us about promoting children’s wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic.   Dan talks to us about the importance of play and creativity, and tackling boredom in lockdown.   It’s a time of uncertainty right now with children and families experiencing higher levels of stress, while other children may be feeling…

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Read more › News - 11th May 2020

Spotlight på: Danmark

parkrun familien består af 22 lande rundt om i verden, og vi fortsætter vores serie, hvor vi ser nærmere på hvert af dem efter tur.   Denne uge er det Danmark, og vi taler med dem, der tilbage i nullerne var med til at bringe parkrun til Skandinavien…   Det allerførste parkrun fandt sted lørdag…

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Read more › News - 6th May 2020

Spotlight on: New Zealand

Looking at the world map on the parkrun website with more than 2000 green pins it, each representing an event, is surprisingly like watching TV on New Year’s Eve to see where the major fireworks displays will be taking place. And just like seeing in a new year, it’s New Zealand that has the privilege…

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Read more › News - 5th May 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: 5 May

Thanks again to all the event teams and ambassadors who have generously given us their time over the last few weeks, and shared the challenges they are facing at local level around the world.   We have now spoken directly to over 700 of those volunteers and continue to gain valuable insight.   Based on…

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Read more › News - 29th April 2020

Stay safe and we will see you again soon!

So as you will have seen, it was recently confirmed that all parkrun events around the world are cancelled for the month of May. At least another 5 weeks without parkrun! Not exactly the news we wanted to hear, but we understand the exceptional times we find ourselves living through.   How this situation affects…

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Read more › News - 28th April 2020

Spotlight on: Canada

The parkrun family is made up of 22 countries around the world, and we’ll be taking a closer look at a number of them.   This week it’s Canada, and Euan Bowman, North America Manager, tells us how parkrun has been embraced across the country.   parkrun in Canada launched in August 2016, but the journey started…

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