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Read more › Uncategorized - 27th March 2023

Research highlights the benefits of parkrun – especially for those with mental health conditions who volunteer

A recent research paper published in the academic journal Psychology, Health and Medicine has highlighted the wide-ranging benefits of parkrun for those living with a mental health condition. The impacts were found to be greatest for those who walk or run, as well as volunteer.   A team of researchers undertook a detailed analysis of…

Read more › Uncategorized - 8th June 2021

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update 8 June

Last weekend we saw 700 events take place across seven countries, with more than 62,000 participants enjoying the magic of free, community-led, outdoor, social physical activity opportunities.   It is so encouraging to see these events welcomed back by local communities, and to see our COVID-19 Framework in action and working well. This COVID-specific framework…

Read more › Uncategorized - 5th February 2020

Feedback from the Field

Up completing last Saturday’s Bishan Park parkrun to kickstart my 2020 running regime   newbornpawpee

Read more › Uncategorized - 5th February 2020

Help us celebrate female participation on international women’s day

parkrun events all over the world are being encouraged to celebrate female participation by hosting a special event on Saturday 7 March 2020, ahead of International Women’s Day the following day.   We would love you to join in the celebrations by bringing along a female friend, colleague or family member and everyone is invited…

Read more › Uncategorized - 29th January 2020

Feedback from the Field

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR!!! Ran my 29th parkrun and 6th at Bishan parkrun this morning   Paul Martin

Read more › Uncategorized - 22nd January 2020

Feedback from the Field

First parkun!   Thanks for the jio, it’s nice seeing you and Ric. Would be way better if we could keep up with your pace.   Thanks parkrun and volunteers for organising this   See you guys next week!   TeamPom

Read more › Uncategorized - 2nd January 2020

It’s always been there for me

Darren Wood has just completed his 750th parkrun. That’s the most parkruns of anyone in the world. Here he tells us about his parkrun journey to this incredible milestone.   I first heard about parkrun, or Bushy Park Time Trial as it was then known, through the Ranelagh Harriers running club newsletter.   I actually…

Read more › Uncategorized - 11th December 2019

Feedback from the Field

Thank you for having us and allowing my Dad Karamjit to volunteer at your LAUNCH!   The course was beautiful & the environment was lovely!   Well done, Bedok Reservoir parkrun team!   Harry Harnesh

Read more › Uncategorized - 27th November 2019

Feedback from the Field

I was part of a small group of runners today who turned up at Bedok Reservoir Park to test out and provide feedback on the new Bedok Reservoir parkrun course, before it officially begins on 7 Dec.   What I love about parkrun is the inclusiveness and community spirit.   Prisgooner

Read more › Uncategorized - 20th November 2019

Introducing: Hill 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 Hill…

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