parkrun may be out for the time being, but the School of parkrun is here!
We’re super happy to say that from Monday 30 March, we will be setting daily parkrun-themed tasks for children of all ages and the whole family to try together.
We’ll be covering five subjects:
Each morning we’ll set you a new challenge for the day on our YouTube channel, and you can then send us your work on social media using the hashtag #schoolofparkrun and we’ll share some of our favourites each day!
Here is your timetable:
All challenges can be done around the house or in the garden, making sure you stay safe and at home during this difficult time.
At the weekends, there are no lessons, but every Sunday morning we’ll have a special junior parkrun warm-up that the whole family can try in the living room or garden!
We should just say, the School of parkrun isn’t an actual school and there is no formal curriculum or exams (or detention!)… But we hope you’ll find it a fun way to learn more about parkrun as a family.
With summer just around the corner and temperatures soaring, it’s more important than ever to make sure children are keeping hydrated. It can be challenging encouraging children to drink enough water, and that’s why our friends at Aqua Optima have put together some top tips on how to make sure little ones stay hydrated…
Having discovered the joys of parkrun later in life, there was no way a few lockdown challenges were going to stop Hendrik and Simone Buzink from continuing their regular exercise. Hendrik tells us all about it. My wife, Simone discovered the joys and benefits of running about 20 years ago. Then, on hearing about parkrun…