Read more › News - 4th April 2017

New challenge, new look

Alzheimer’s Research UK is proud to unveil its new Running Down Dementia (RDD) logo.  The virtual fundraising initiative has a fresh new look, and 2017 t-shirts are already on their way ready for the first runners crossing the finish line – this year we are delighted to announce that people who raise £200 will get…

Read more › News - 3rd April 2017

Feeling inspired at Intersport as race season is in full swing 

Here at Intersport we love this time of year as we see everyone emerge from their winter training and totally inspire us with their efforts at the first big races of the season. With a few big marathons already ticked off, the run up to the Virgin Money London Marathon later this month will see…

Read more › News - 2nd April 2017

Terms & Conditions

1. The promoter is: parkrun Ltd (company no. 06053983) whose registered office is at Lower Deck, Unit 3, Phoenix Wharf, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, TW1 3DY. 2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years or over except employees of parkrun Ltd and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected…

park bench to parkrun
Read more › News - 1st April 2017

Folkestone ‘Park Bench to parkrun’

I am a 58 year-old retired accountant. My first marathon was at the age of 50 and I have ran a marathon each year ever since. I have a real passion for running.   Both my husband and I belong to Folkestone Running Club and are both England Athletic Leaders in Running Fitness (L.I.R.F) coaches….

Read more › News - 30th March 2017

Penrhyn parkrun wins life saving defibrillator for local community

Penrhyn parkrun are the lucky winners of a defibrillator donated by the Welsh Ambulance Service. Whilst we hope we never need it, having access to a defib can be vital whilst an Ambulance is dispatched.   During February the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust invited local communities across Wales to take part in #defibuary for the…

Phillipa signing
Read more › News - 30th March 2017

All the right Signs

parkrun’s PROVE project (parkrun; Running or Volunteering for Everyone) has been set up to make parkrun more welcoming and accessible for people with disabilities or long term health conditions.   You can watch the film here.   As part of the project, volunteers have been appointed as parkrun Champions to help inform the work that…

Tamara Hampstead Heath
Read more › News - 30th March 2017

Turn your life around

I ran my 100th parkrun! I’ve done all my runs at Hampstead Heath parkrun and have also volunteered there 18 times.   I feel pretty nervous sharing this but, with gratitude, am compelled to write a bit about me and what parkrun has done for me.   Being a recovering addict and sometimes in the…

Emma Sperring
Read more › News - 30th March 2017

The confidence to achieve so much

Last Saturday I celebrated a milestone at Swindon parkrun; my 300th occasion as Run Director. Standing in the spring sunshine with 421 parkrunners listening to my 300th pre-run briefing, I reflected upon how much had changed since our very first parkrun at the beautiful Lydiard Park in March 2010.   Where do I begin?! To start with, it…

Cross the finish line
Read more › News - 30th March 2017

Feedback from the Field

My 50th stint of volunteering at parkrun/junior parkrun on Saturday. Made even more special by moments like this! #loveparkrun KC Lloyd   My youngest daughter wanted to do park run junior with her big sister and did her first one two days after her 4th birthday along the grassy beach front of Whitstable. She asked…

Read more › News - 29th March 2017

How to supercharge your workout

Whether it’s for your morning cardio or evening weights session, knowing what to eat and drink – and the best time to do it – can make the difference between a good workout and an amazing one.   To help you get the fitness feel good factor every time, our top personal trainer and nutritionist…

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