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Read more › News - 3rd January 2023

How to take on your first 5k parkrun

Is 2023 going to be the year you do your first 5k parkrun?    Whether you’re a complete first timer, or you’ve been coming for years as a volunteer parkrunner, here are seven quick tips to make sure you kick 2023 off the best way we know how.   1) Wear something comfy   You don’t…

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Read more › News - 29th December 2022

2022: A record breaking year at parkrun

As 2022, parkrun’s 18th year, draws to a close, parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE reflects on a record breaking year.   We say it every year – it’s been another year like no other for parkrun.   2022 arrived, still shrouded in uncertainty and new variants of the Coronavirus were continuing to emerge.   But…

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Read more › News - 31st December 2020

Reflections on 2020 and hopes for the new year

As we bid farewell to 2020, parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE reflects on a very different twelve months for parkrun.    2020 started with so much promise. Our movement, now in its 16th year, gathered pace.   The Netherlands became the 22nd live territory on the global map of parkrun, we delivered a groundbreaking campaign…