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Read more › News, Press - 18th September 2023

Brand new “audiozine” makes parkrun magazine accessible to even more people

Since June 2022, parkrun magazine has brought the welcoming, inclusive spirit of parkrun to the printed page twice a year. Now, a new audio version of the mag means even more people can enjoy its unique mix of features about getting active, tips about living a happier and healthier lifestyle, and stories from parkrunners and…

Read more › News - 18th September 2023

Join us as an Outreach Officer

We’re pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for an Outreach Officer to join the parkrun team, based in our Richmond office in London.   parkrun is a health and wellbeing charity and our vision is to create a healthier and happier planet.   Since our conception in 2004, parkrun has evolved into a global social…

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Read more › News - 15th September 2023

Top tips to get a personal best

First and foremost, we all know that parkrun is about taking part, community, being social together outdoors, and maybe grabbing a coffee afterwards. But sometimes, you want to aim for a personal best (PB)!   We share some top tips from long-distance runner and regular Australian parkrunner Steve Moneghetti about how to give yourself the…

Read more › News - 6th September 2023

Volunteering at parkrun helped build my confidence

Simon is a full-time NHS GP speaking with hundreds of people throughout the week, but he has a fear of talking in public and can stammer when he gets nervous. Volunteering at parkrun helped him get used to talking to groups of people, and even gave him the opportunity and confidence to take part in a…

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Read more › News - 6th September 2023

How Shokz strive to create a world that listens more

While other headphones chase an isolated listening experience, Shokz are chasing something altogether different.   Why Shokz Began? In today’s world, people choose to wear noise-cancelling headphones to help block out the sounds around them. However, this also blocks communication between people along with traffic noise, making you less aware of the safety of your surroundings.   Shokz believes in a…

Read more › News - 30th August 2023

parkrun was a form of therapy

Joanna Dudziak lives in London and is the run director at two locations – Gunnersbury parkrun and Acton junior parkrun. When she moved to the city, taking part in parkrun provided Joanna with an opportunity to get to know her community and enjoy different parkrun locations with her visually impaired friend.   Joanna writes about…

Read more › News - 25th August 2023

From Cape Town to Poznań

When Michał George started parkrunning at his local event in South Africa, he discovered five reasons that kept him returning every Saturday morning.   We speak to Michał about why he loves parkrun and his experience of going to an event in his home country, Poland.   I heard about parkrun through my younger brother…

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Read more › News - 25th August 2023

parkrun takes me away to another place

Warren Hill parkrun started in November 2018 as part of the initiative to bring parkrun to custodial estates. Now in their fifth year, they are on their 159th event with over 6,100 finishers. They explain how parkrun has helped prisoners and enables them to celebrate their partnerships with local organisations.   Typically, Warren Hill parkrun…

Read more › News - 24th August 2023

Join parkrun as a Content Creation Ambassador

Do you love creating video content and have a strong passion for parkrun?    We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us at parkrun as a Content Creation Ambassador.    This exciting volunteer role comes as part of our desire to produce more video content on social media channels, including our imminent launch on…

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Read more › News - 21st August 2023

Breaking the cycle of anxiety with parkrun

Fiona King found that parkrunning helped her mental health when she started attending in 2018. The impact of the pandemic combined with the birth of her two daughters significantly affected Fiona’s mental health once again.   However, the experience of returning to parkrun has been hugely beneficial and Fiona has some brilliant advice for new…