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Read more › News - 20th September 2017

Free Run Pack giveaway

We’d like to remind all parkrunners this week of our free Run Pack giveaway when you spend £75 on ASICS footwear – available until 30 September.   If you need some more running shoes (and don’t we all deserve some new ones for autumn?) then now is the time to treat yourself! The Run Packs…

Read more › News - 19th September 2017

Get cheered on

I was born as a twin, and at an early age was diagnosed with a condition called Cerebral Palsy. I had many challenges ahead of me, including crawling, balancing, and learning to walk. But with the support of my family, I eventually took my first steps in a local park at the age of two…

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Read more › News - 19th September 2017

First stop Berlin for Rowan’s marathon challenge

A parkrun employee is one of 20 runners travelling to Germany this weekend to take on the Berlin Marathon for Alzheimer’s Research UK.   When Rowan Ardill turned 30 at the end of June, he set himself the target of running the six Marathon Majors around the world before he reaches 40.   Sunday’s Berlin…

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Read more › News - 14th September 2017

Sisters are doing it

I joined the Tees Barrage beginner programme when it started in summer 2016.  I had hated long distance running at school, preferring the 100 metres, and dreaded those PE lessons.    I had tried running with the encouragement of a friend, but I struggled to get my breathing so it didn’t last long. In November 2015…

Read more › News - 13th September 2017

Here to support you

Here at Healthspan, we have three core values which are at the heart of everything we do. Our passion for staying active, eating well and being positive, all of which give your body the best possible chance of succeeding at the challenges of day-to-day life, is what we’re all about.   Yes, for over 20…

Read more › News - 13th September 2017

Exodus Travels most scenic runs in the world

Keen to keep up your running when you travel? Being abroad doesn’t mean missing out on your endorphins – far from it. Taking your running to new levels and new destinations is a brilliant way to shake up the exercise routine and a fantastic approach to seeing the world, whilst taking care of your health….

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Read more › News - 13th September 2017

Intersport exclusive giveaway for parkrunners

We have teamed up with one of our brands for a fantastic giveaway.   Spend just £75 on ASICS footwear at Intersport and you will receive a free Run Pack worth £40 (while stocks last)! The Run Packs include a water bottle, headphones and a three pack of running socks – what are you waiting…

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Read more › News - 13th September 2017

Lucas, 6, completes 100-mile challenge

As part of our Running Down Dementia challenge we’ve been asking people to run 100km — but primary school pupil Lucas Baldwin went a lot further in his effort to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK.   Lucas, who has recently celebrated his sixth birthday, ran a mile a day for 100 days and has…

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Read more › News - 13th September 2017

#parkrunTogether for your chance to win!

Are you ready for another weekend of #parkrunTogether?   Don’t forget that throughout the month of September you could win £1500 in vouchers from our friends at Exodus Travels if you enter our parkrun UK competition.   It’s easy to enter. Simply…   1. Take a friend along to your local parkrun event…   2….

Read more › News - 13th September 2017

What makes Co-op and parkrun so special

Each week we will be featuring guest bloggers to tell us about their experiences first-hand. The very first Co-op parkrun blogger is Helen O’Neil who has completed 110 parkruns across 26 different locations. We couldn’t think of anyone better qualified to explain what makes Co-op and parkrun so special, Helen’s enthusiasm for both is infectious!  …

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